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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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

Winnie the Witch was created by Valerie Thomas and all the Winnie picture books are written by her and brilliantly and zanily illustrated by the incomparable Korky Paul. The Winnie the Witch read aloud titles, perfect for those children just beginning to make the move from picture books to reading aloud or reading alone are written by Laura Owen and illustrated by Korky Paul. Laura has had unrestricted access to the world of Winnie and Wilbur. She has discovered hitherto unknown details about the life and mishaps of everyone’s favourite witch. Winnie has let Laura into her home and talked to her frankly about the many adventures she has shared with Wilbur. In order for this bond of trust to continue between Winnie and Laura, Laura has chosen to keep her profile as low as possible so there's nothing more we can tell you.

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96 pages


Laura Owen
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Oxford University Press

Publication date

7th March 2012




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