Wonderfully Winnie! 3 in 1 Bindup by Laura Owen
  

Wonderfully Winnie! 3 in 1 Bindup

Written by Laura Owen
Illustrated by Korky Paul

RRP £7.99

Synopsis

Wonderfully Winnie! 3 in 1 Bindup by Laura Owen

Winnie the Witch is nothing short of wonderful! Here's just a taster of the twelve stories in this book: in 'Jurassic Winnie' you'll find her using magic to take a dinosaur's photo; in 'Detective Winnie' she tries out her sleuthing skills; in 'Winnie's Time Machine' she comes face to face with a rather fierce cavewoman; and in 'Winnie Goes Wild' she swings through the trees, Tarzan style! As well as the twelve stories, there are bonus pages of jokes at the end of the book - what could be more wonderful than Winnie? Twelve crazily funny stories featuring everyone's favourite witch, her big black cat, Wilbur, and a zany supporting cast of characters. Korky Paul's exuberant black line illustrations complement the humour, slapstick, and moments of real drama that run through each story. Pure magic!

Reviews

The story of Winnie and her black cat Wilbur is fast becoming a children's classic and with the current vogue for miniature books, it is certain to reach an even wider audience. Herts Advertiser Even witches can be made fun rather than frightening - friendly and un-scary witches can make excellent characters to draw on when looking for a model for dressing up... Valerie Thomas and Korky Paul's Winnie, heroine of Winnie the Witch and many subsequent titles is more a centre of catastrophe than terror. Julia Eccleshare, The Guardian

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 January 2015

ISBN

9780192739285


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