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Review of ‘The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle’

Troubled times stir up magic during the London Blitz in Janet Fox’s haunting middle-grade debut.

Hitler is making his move on England. Kat Bateson and siblings have been instructed to attend the children’s academy at Rookskill Castle in Scotland. Before leaving, great-aunt Margaret gives Kat her magical chatelaine, an odd key chain-like ornament. The Bateson…

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