Every four years, two children have been stolen away from Gavaldon never to return. Most children fear of being taken, but not Sophie. She has dreamt all her life of being a princess. Her best friend Agatha has other ideas. When both girls are taken, things don't go quite to Sophie's plan. But sometimes the princess and the witch don't look like they do in fairy tales.

The School for Good and Evil is a series by Soman Chainani, and the first book was published in 2013. He has also written three other books in the series: A World Without Princes is the second and The Last Ever After is the third, and the most recent book in the series is called Quests for Glory. He wrote another book for the series that is called The Ever Never Handbook.