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  • Published: 29 November 2022
  • ISBN: 9780241607893
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $16.99

The Worst Witch




Sparkling new branding for The Worst Witch - the original magical boarding school series

School spells trouble for Mildred Hubble!

Disaster-prone Mildred is a trainee at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches, but she's making an awful mess of it. She keeps getting her spells wrong and crashing her broomstick. Yet she manages to get by until she turns Ethel, the teacher's pet, into her deadly enemy and chaos ensues . . .

Jill Murphy's beloved classic is full of fun, magic and mayhem!

  • Published: 29 November 2022
  • ISBN: 9780241607893
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $16.99

About the author

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. Jill lives in London with her son, Charlie.

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Praise for The Worst Witch

'A lovely sparkly book'

Observer

Readers can't fail to warm to Mildred Hubble

Book Trust

A hugely entertaining story with wonderful illustrations, too

LoveReading4Kids

Jill Murphy is one of the most engaging writers and illustrators for children in the land

Observer

Millions of young readers have fallen under the spell of Jill Murphy's Worst Witch

Sunday Express

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