A SHORT series of books entitled “The Nutters of Pendle Forest”, based on the Pendle Witches, has hit the shelves.
Giggleswick-based author David Carter penned “The Enchanted Valley” and it’s sequel “Rainbows End”, which follow the story of four young girls disovering their identities as modern day withches. They soon discover their link with the real witches on Pendle - their innocent ancestors of four hundred years ago who were accused of witchcraft, tried and and found guilty before being hanged at Lancaster Castle. A tale of magic and intrigue lies ahead for the girls, whose lives will never be the same again.
The series is suitable for nine to 12 year olds and available in both print (www.2qt.co.uk) and e-book form (www.amazon.co.uk). It can also be found at Shackletons Home and Garden, Chatburn, Clitheroe Castle, libraries and Lancashire Heritage Centres.