Jessica Haggerthwaite

Jessica Haggerthwaite : Witch Dispatcher

3.8 (15 ratings by Goodreads)
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Guess what!' demanded Mrs Haggerthwaite, bursting in through the kitchen door. 'I have the most amazing news. I'm going to be a professional witch!'...There was a long, long silence. Jessica Haggerthwaite and her brother Midge are not impressed by what they see as one of their mother's latest hare-brained schemes. So Jessica sets herself up as 'Jessica Haggerthwaite - Witch Dispatcher' and tries to thwart her mother at every turn. But her plans go horribly wrong. Her father leaves home and it appears their whole family is going to fall apart...A brilliantly clever book that examines how the actions of each member of the family effects the others.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 12mm | 140.62g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747555486
  • 9780747555483

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"...take a look at this unusual, funny little book that takes a sidelong glance at family relationships.' Amazon.co.uk 'A great read from a bright new talent' Guardian "...gives the standard domestic magical comedy some bright twists..." Timesshow more

About Emma Barnes

Emma Barnes is a fantastically talented new star in children's publishing. This is her first children's book. Tim Archbold has illustrated, amongst many other books, the Mabel Muttley series for Bloomsbury.show more

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15 ratings
3.8 out of 5 stars
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4 40% (6)
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