The Worst Witch (Colour Gift Edition)
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The Worst Witch (Colour Gift Edition)

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Miss Cackle's Academy is no ordinary school. It stands at the top of a high mountain surrounded by a pine forest, and one clear days you can just see the pupils flitting about on their broomsticks above the playground wall. For this is a school for witches and, instead of the usual lessons, the girls there all have to learn about such things as casting spells and making magic potions.
Mildred Hubble has a reputation for being the worst pupil in the school - she's always getting her spells wrong. But she manages to get by until she turns Ethel, the teacher's pet, into her deadly enemy . . .

For this special 40th anniversary hardback edition, Jill Murphy has reproduced the original drawings in beautiful full colour.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Hardback | 112 pages
  • 166 x 210 x 18mm | 459.99g
  • PUFFIN
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour gift edition
  • full colour throughout
  • 0141344512
  • 9780141344515
  • 338,414

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Hurray for Jill Murphy...little girls will love the antics of Mildred Hubble and her hopeless tabby cat Independent
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Hurray for Jill Murphy...little girls will love the antics of Mildred Hubble and her hopeless tabby cat * Independent * Millions of young readers have fallen under the spell of Jill Murphy's Worst Witch * Sunday Express * Witty and original * Books for Keeps *
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About Jill Murphy

Jill Murphy was born in London in 1949. From a very early age she was drawing and writing stories, and was already putting books together (literally, with a stapler) by the time she was six. She went on to study at Chelsea, Croydon and Camberwell Schools of Art. Jill worked in a children's home for four years and as a nanny for a year, before becoming a freelance writer and illustrator. The Worst Witch stories are some of Puffin's most successful titles.
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14,274 ratings
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