Winnie and Wilbur: Disgusting Dinners and Other Stories by Laura Owen
  

Winnie and Wilbur: Disgusting Dinners and Other Stories

Written by Laura Owen
Illustrated by Korky Paul

5+ readers   7+ readers   Summer Reading   

RRP £9.99

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Winnie the witch and her black cat Wilbur are deservedly some of the most popular characters in contemporary children’s books. This bumper volume contains twelve different adventures, involving them in a variety of entertaining and unusual domestic dramas. As always, Winnie is full of ideas, not all of them very practical, and Wilbur is the perfect foil, patient, long-suffering, supportive. Their escapades will keep children turning the pages effortlessly, and Korky Paul’s extraordinarily inventive black and white illustrations crackle with life and comic detail. Recommended holiday reading, or indeed anytime reading. ~ Andrea Reece

Synopsis

Winnie and Wilbur: Disgusting Dinners and Other Stories by Laura Owen

In twelve fabulous young fiction stories Winnie and Wilbur take part in a fancy dress fun run, take on a spot of DIY, take road safety seriously, and take it upon themselves to rustle up lunch at the local school! All illustrated in black line detail by Korky Paul.

The spellbinding new look of this bestselling series celebrates the wonderful relationship shared by Winnie and her cat, Wilbur. Since 1987 they have been delighting children and adults all over the world and more than 7 million books have been sold.

Winnie & Wilbur series trailer from Winduna Enterprises on Vimeo.

A Winnie and Wilbur stage show is set to run in Birmingham in 2017 followed by a national UK tour.

There's more Winnie and Wilbur fun & activities to be found at www.winnieandwilbur.com

Reviews

Children will love Korky Paul's highly detailed and playfull illustrations Lancashire Evening Post

Korky Paul outdoes himself in the latest Winnie and Wilbur picture book - picked as on of the best childrens books for 0-4 year olds. The Sunday Times

About the Author

Pippa Goodhart (who also writes under the pen name of Laura Owen) comes from a background of selling children’s books, teaching, and children’s book publishing. She has been writing children’s books for about twenty years, with over eighty books published, ranging from a board book to novels for adults. You Choose, illustrated by Nick Sharratt, was winner of Mumsnet’s Best Book of the Year for Three to Four Year Olds and it has been picked again and again by Bookstart as one of their books to give three-year-olds, (and by the Booked Up scheme to be given to twelve year olds. Pippa also writes the Winnie the Witch young fiction range under the pen name of Laura Owen. As well as writing, Pippa does lots of school visits and also teaches a Writing for Children module at De Montfort University. Pippa is currently helping her architect husband to build a new house! She has lived in Leicester for twenty-five years.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Author

Laura Owen
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Author's Website

www.winnie-the-witch.com/

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

1st June 2017

ISBN

9780192758934

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