Winnie Goes Wild! by Laura Owen
  

Winnie Goes Wild!

Written by Laura Owen
Illustrated by Korky Paul

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In four new stories, illustrated by Korky Paul, everyone's favourite witch shows a little bit of her wild side: solving crimes, making wishes come true, shearing sheep, or swinging from a jungle vine. Welcome to Winnie's world! Includes of course, her big black cat, Wilbur, and a zany supporting cast of new characters. Korky Paul's exuberant black line illustrations complement the humour, slapstick, and moments of real drama that run through each story. Pure magic!

A small number of children were lucky enough to be invited to read and review Mini Winnie which is the freader reviewsirst Winnie Young Fiction title. Here's a taster....'Each page of the book is crammed full of really cool jokes and Korky Paul’s illustrations are great, making me chuckle away for hours. It’s a fantastic book and I can’t wait to get hold of more of the series to see what Winnie gets up to.'....

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Synopsis

Winnie Goes Wild! by Laura Owen

Winnie the Witch may not be an expert, but when has that ever stopped her? Here she tries her hand at a bit of detective work, she attempts to earn pocket money by doing various jobs, she has a go at shearing sheep, and she even discovers her inner Tarzan when her broomstick is blown off course, dumping her in dense jungle.

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Oxford's ... series of Winnie the Witch young fiction is... a winner. The Bookseller

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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Format

Paperback

Author

Laura Owen
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Author's Website

www.winnie-the-witch.com/

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

7th March 2012

ISBN

9780192733481

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