Tresury of Witch and Wizard Stories

Tresury of Witch and Wizard Stories

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A Spellbinding Collection! Mind-boggling magic leads to mystery, mischief and mayhem in this dazzling treasury. An all-star cast of authors including Alan Garner, Margaret Mahy, Terry Jones, Floella Benjamin and Helen Cresswell has conjured up this entertaining line-up of enchanters and magicians who are usually friendly, often funny and always wand-deep in exciting adventure. There's a wizard with a weight problem, a magician who makes a magic mirror and a zany black witch in white clothes. Never too spooky or scary for even the youngest reader, this bewitching collection is bound to enchant and delight!
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 13mm | 167g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • b/w illustrations
  • 0753410419
  • 9780753410417
  • 1,565,996

Table of contents

The Hare and the Black and White Witch - Lynne Reid Banks; Petronella - Jay Williams; Gold - Ruth Manning-Sanders; The Mean Pear Seller - Floella Benjamin; The Boy with Two Shadows - Margaret Mahy; The Not-Very-Nice Prince - Pamela Oldfield; Yashka and the Witch - Stephen Corrin; The Improving Mirror - Terry Jones; Jack My Lad - Alan Garner; The Fat Wizard - Diana Wynne Jones; Glooskap and the Sorcerer - Gillian Osband; Lizzie Dripping and the Witch - Helen Cresswell; A Tale of Three Tails - Charles J. Finger; Hamish and the Wee Witch - Moira Miller; Anancy, Old Witch and King-Daughter - James Berry
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About David Bennett

David Bennett teaches English at George Spencer School where he also runs the library. He is a regular reviewer and contributer to Books for Keeps. He lives in Derbyshire. Jacqui Thomas is an experienced illustrator who has worked for many different publishers, including Eagle Publishing, Puffin Books and Oxford University Press.
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