The Witch's Children: The Witch's Children and the Queen
Nestle Gold Award Winner! The Witch's Children are back and that means TROUBLE! This time they are using their magical spells to visit the Queen. But when they change the Number 16 Bus into a magic carpet, who knows what will happen? This magical follow-up to 'The Witch's Children' is packed full of fun and surprises!
- Paperback | 32 pages
- 240 x 293 x 3mm | 222g
- 01 Apr 2004
- Hachette Children's Group
- ORCHARD BOOKS
- London, United Kingdom
Unpredictable and quirky stories with a reassuring ending ... combining wit with originality * NLA Guide to Literary Resources * Winner of the Nestle Smarties Book Prize 2003 (5 and under age category) * Books For Keeps * Zany, exuberant illustrations and unusual central characters * Publishing News * The chaos and satisfactory resolution are perfectly played out in Russell Ayto's illustrations * The Guardian * An anarchic romp * School Librarian * An exuberant fantasy ... executed with wonderful humour and penmanship * The Sunday Times * Delightfully batty * The Mail on Sunday * Quirky and funny * Children's Bookseller * Deliciously surreal * Parent Wise * A marvellously magical picture story, full of naughty surprises * Northern Echo *
About Ursula Jones
Ursula Jones is the author of The Witch's Children, and The Witch's Children and the Queen, winner of the 2003 Nestle Gold Award, the Witch's Children go to School, winner of 2008 inaugural Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Ursula is an actress and author, and lives in France and London. Russell was born in Chichester, Sussex and bought up in Oxfordshire. At school he loved both drawing and sciences and once thought about becoming a zoologist. He has worked in a medical laboratory and as as postman, but his favourite job is being an artist! The thing he loves best is the chance to be creative and use his imagination to make characters come to life. He has illustrated many picture books and been shortlisted for the Nestle Award, the Mother Goose Award and the Blue Peter Book Awards, and won the 2008 inaugural Roald Dahl Funny Prize for the Witch's Children go to School.