Sparky at Magic School by Ruby Nash

Sparky at Magic School

Written by Ruby Nash
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Sparky at Magic School by Ruby Nash

Sparky the puppy lives in an animal rescue centre, where he dreams of having an owner. One night, he is accidentally whisked away on a broomstick and taken to Mrs Mothwick's Magic Academy! Sparky's classmates include black kittens, bats and owlets, all training to become the familiar of a young witch. They all seem to match their witches perfectly, but Sparky is too playful. And he isn't magical. After a few disasters, Mrs Mothwick decides that puppies just aren't suited for familiar duties. Can Sparky persuade her to let him stay? And will he find an owner? With the help of Sox the kitten, Carl the trainee witch, and his own nose, he just might . . .

About the Author

Ruby Nash is a primary school teacher who also has a magical second identity as a writer. She lives in a big, creaky house in Bath with her eccentric husband and a menagerie of pets. Sparky at Magic School, the first book in the Mrs Mothwick's Magic Academy series, is her first published book.

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208 pages
Interest Age: From 5 to 7 years


Ruby Nash
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Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

31st July 2014



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