The Worst Witch to the Rescue by Jill Murphy

The Worst Witch to the Rescue

Written by Jill Murphy
Part of the The Worst Witch Series

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Full of witchcraft, wizardry and black magic, The World’s Worst Witch is a suitable alternative if you’re fed up of re-reading your Harry Potter. Any child who remembers their first day at school will sympathise with Mildred Hubble. Usually a disaster in her spells and learning of magic arts, this time the well meaning witch is determined to make a good impression with predictably hilarious consequences.


The Worst Witch to the Rescue by Jill Murphy

Mildred Hubble has always been the worst witch at Miss Cackle's Academy, but she just knows this term will be different. She's done the best holiday project ever and she's sure that her form teacher, the fearsome Miss Hardbroom, will be impressed.


These gentle, lavishly illustrated books are perfect for witches and wizards of 5+ * The Times * Millions of young readers have fallen under the spell of Jill Murphy's Worst Witch * Sunday Express * A lovely, sparky book * Observer * Hurray for Jill Murphy . . . little girls will love the antics of Mildred Hubble and her hopeless tabby cat * Independent * Mildred Hubble makes a welcome return * Guardian * Millions of young readers have fallen under the spell of Jill Murphy's Worst Witch * Sunday Express * Mildred Hubble makes a welcome return * Guardian *

About the Author

Jill Murphy

One of the World Book Day 2014 Authors

Jill Murphy is one of Britain’s most treasured author–illustrators. She wrote and illustrated her first book, the bestselling The Worst Witch, while still only eighteen, and went on to create the award-winning Large family series, which has sold over five million copies worldwide and been adapted for television. Jill’s other characters include a small monster called Marlon who starred in the acclaimed picture books The Last Noo-Noo and All for One, and Ruby the bunny, who stars in Jill's latest picture book, Meltdown! Jill lives in Cornwall.

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192 pages


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Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

2nd October 2008




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