The first book in the award-winning Flemish Young Adult series, now available in English!Tim de Wilde has an affinity for numbers, a skill which brings him to the attention of the secretive WITCH school -- the Wonderful Institute for Terrific Children -- home to kids with "special" gifts.
While Tim finds the students special, the teachers are another matter entirely: another scary matter. Headmaster Lovecraft behaves suspiciously. Handyman Igor skulks around in the background -- and yells at the rainclouds that follow him everywhere. Professor Bones is the worst of all, possessed of a horrible stench that chokes everyone to their needs.
But there's something else about the school: A secret that rests in the basement. A secret the students are forbidden to investigate. A secret that intrigues Tim. A secret that will send Tim traveling into the past and force him to confront the strangest mystery of all. Something called The Dark Numbers...
©2012 Luc Descamps (P)2013 Digital Fabulists
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