Winnie's Haunted House
Written by Valerie Thomas
Illustrated by Korky Paul
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Ever popular duo Winnie the Witch and Wilbur return in a particularly high-spirited adventure. Wilbur causes all sorts of mischief in Winnie’s house, but unable to find her spectacles (readers will spot them on her head) Winnie can’t see the cause of the chaos and decides her home must be haunted. Misreading the spell to put things right, she accidentally fills her house with ghosts! Fortunately a quick ‘Arbadacarba!’ sorts everything out. Korky Paul’s zany illustrations, which provide children with something different to spot at every reading, are the perfect foil for Valerie Thomas’s unfussy and engaging narrative and together this talented team create picture book magic. ~ Andrea Reece
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Winnie's Haunted House by Valerie Thomas
Winnie and Wilbur are settling down for a lazy afternoon. But when Wilbur accidently smashes one of Winnie's vases he hides to evade suspicion ...He then goes on to bring down Winnie's curtains and her chandelier - each time hiding himself away. Winnie begins to think her house must be haunted. She instigates what she thinks is a spell to fix a haunted house but ends up instead filling her house with skeletons, ghosts, spiders, bats and owls. Spooktacular hilarity unfolds until Wilbur emerges from his hiding place, Winnie gets the spell right, normality is restored and all is well - but Winnie will never know just who was haunting her house in the first place. (Much to Wilbur's relief!)
Find lots more Winnie fun & activities at www.winnie-the-witch.com
Pure magic. The Times
Paul's artwork is as dynamic and arresting as ever. His comic touch is perfectly judged. Guardian
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Oxford University Press
3rd September 2015
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