Pongwiffy and the Spellovision Song Contest

Pongwiffy and the Spellovision Song Contest

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Spellovision - magical television - has reached Witchway Wood. Nobody wants to do anything any more - Ghouls, Skeletons, Gnomes, Zombies, Wizards and Witches are all addicted to the latest TV shows. Everybody except Pongwiffy that is, who can't believe how the excitement level in Witchway Wood has gone down since Spellovision arrived. But then Pongwiffy has a brilliant idea to spice things up - a Spellovision Song Contest! Let the competition commence A laugh-out-loud story that is witty and clever, enticingly mixed in with much sludge, slime and very bad habits.show more

Product details

  • 8+
  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 19mm | 144g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Re-issue
  • B&W
  • 0747596999
  • 9780747596998
  • 755,530

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'Brought roars of both delight and disgust an ebulliently uninhibited farce' Guardian 'This will appeal to the delicious anarchy in children' Prima 'Jokey enough to persuade reluctant readers there is pleasure to be had from dipping into books' Guardian 'Young readers adore the jokes and the grubbiness' Daily Telegraphshow more

About Kaye Umansky

Kaye Umansky was born in Plymouth, Devon. Her favourite books as a child were the Just William books, Alice in Wonderland, The Hobbit and The Swish of the Curtain. She went to Teacher Training College, after which she taught in London primary schools for twelve years, specialising in music and drama. In her spare time she sang and played keyboards with a semi-professional soul band. She now lives in North London and writes full-time - or as full-time as she can get in between trips to Sainsbury's and looking after her husband (Mo), daughter (Ella) and her cats.show more

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36 ratings
4.16 out of 5 stars
5 47% (17)
4 25% (9)
3 25% (9)
2 3% (1)
1 0% (0)
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