Lily's Shimmering Spell by Vivian French
  

Lily's Shimmering Spell

Written by Vivian French
Part of the Stargirl Academy Series

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Where do fairy godmothers learn their magic? Everyone knows that Fairy Godmothers grant wishes but now you can find out how their modern counterparts learn how to do good in the world through their spells. Lily, Madison, Sophie, Ava, Emma and Olivia are working to collect their stars in this lively story sprinkled with fairy dust.

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Lily's Shimmering Spell by Vivian French

Welcome to Stargirl Academy, the magical school in the clouds! Previously a rather old-fashioned establishment, it has been reopened by its head teacher to train children to be modern day fairy godmothers. Fairy Mary McBee selects a group of girls: Lily, Ava, Madison, Sophie, Emma, Olivia - and Melody and Jackson who think they're better than everyone else. The girls learn lots of spells - shimmering, starry, shining, sparkling, glittering and twinkling ones - which they use to fix problems and help people in trouble. For every successful mission they gain a star, and once they have six stars they will be fully qualified stargirls! Ava leads the first mission and decides they should teach Lily's horrible great aunt a lesson. With a new spell the girls convince Great Aunt Acidity that supernatural forces are angry with her: floating crockery and a message written by a teapot make her change her ways. It's a triumph - they've earned their first star!

There are SIX lovely Stargirls who each have their own highly collectible sparkly books with vouchers for Stargirl treats:

Lily's Shimmering Spell

Emma's Glittering Spell

Reviews

Plenty of fun, magic and laughs Primary Times

About the Author

Vivian French

Vivian French is a highly acclaimed children's author who has written more than 250 books during the course of her career, including Caterpillar, Butterfly, The Tales from the Five Kingdoms series and Yucky Worms. Her recent work includes the critically acclaimed picture book The Most Wonderful Thing in the World. Vivian teaches on the illustration course at Edinburgh School of Art, and helped to found the mentoring scheme Picture Hooks for aspiring young illustrators. She lives in Edinburgh. Read further information about Vivian French here.

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Format

Paperback
128 pages
Interest Age: From 6

Author

Vivian French
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Author's Website

www.vivianfrench.co.uk/inde...

Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

4th July 2013

ISBN

9781406333398

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