The Book Fairies hide copies of Damaris Youngs The Switching Hour at Halloween

The Switching Hour… hidden at Halloween by The Book Fairies

Book fairies set out on a mission to find spooky setting for this beautiful title…

Book fairies up and down the UK had great fun hiding books in trees to match the cover, or in spooky locations to match the plot of The Switching Hour today! Were you lucky enough to spot one?

About The Switching Hour by Damaris Young:

A bewitchingly beautiful, spine-chilling story of courage, friendship and fears that come alive after dark… Never stay out after the Switching Hour… Never let the outside in… Amaya lives with her grandmother, her small brother Kaleb and her pet goat in a land suffering a terrible drought.

Every night, the doors must be locked after twilight, the Switching Hour, because the drought has awoken Badeko, a creature that snatches people away to eat their dreams.

Three days later, the memory that they existed is gone from those that knew them, and those that are left are afflicted with The Sorrow Sickness – a grief which consumes a person without them knowing why. When Kaleb is taken by Badeko, Amaya must journey into the terrifying forest to find her brother before she forgets him.

Book found!

If you were the lucky finder of one of these beautiful books, please let us know by emailing or posting a pic online using #ibelieveinbookfairies!

Did you find a book?

If you found a book, please let the book fairies know! If you are still searching for your copy of The Switching Hour then you can grab one here on the Hive Books website!

Would you like to join in?

If you have been reading all about being a book fairy and think it might just be PERFECT for you or for someone you know, then why not start right away? There are over 10,000 of us now, hiding books in 100 countries! Why not spark some magic where you live?

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