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The Witch's Children: The Witch's Children by Ursula Jones
  

The Witch's Children: The Witch's Children

Ursula Jones

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Synopsis

The Witch's Children: The Witch's Children by Ursula Jones

Look out! The witch's children are coming and that means TROUBLE! Out in the park one windy day, they try out their magic: Gemma's turned into a frog, the ice cream van into a coach, the squirrels into footmen. But then the witch's children don't know how to break the spells! How will they return everything to normal? Get Mum to sort it out, of course! Ages 3+.

Reviews

Full of expression and humour * Book Trust * A very pleasing variant on the themes of mischief and magic * Books For Keeps * Highly recommended * School Librarian * The illustrations are wacky, full of life ... outstanding * Child Education * This anything-can-happen tales is told with witty text and illustrations, and has has a satisfyingly reassuring outcome * The Guardian * Funny and reassuring ... with wacky ilustrations * Publishing News * The wind positively whistles through the pages ... a story where spells run wild and extraordinary accidents keep occurring ... guaranteed to blow the cobwebs away * Junior Education *

About the Author

Ursula Jones

Ursula Jones has had a long and successful career writing for children. In 2003 she won a gold Smartie Award and in 2008 she was awarded the inaugural Roald Dahl Funny Prize. She also trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art; she has a dual career as both a writer and an actress.

Ursula’s creativity was undoubtedly influenced by her unique childhood and early literary encounters. She lived in the house where Arthur Ransome spent his schooldays and where he set much of his well-known Swallows and Amazons series. She also met Beatrix Potter, at that time rather elderly and bad-tempered, who chided her sister for trespassing on her land. Frequently moving house, enjoying an abundance of physical freedom and a lack of parental guidance, Ursula grew up in the perfect environment for nurturing her imagination helping her to develop her own extraordinary gift for storytelling.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Ursula Jones
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Publisher

Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

25th July 2002

ISBN

9781841211145


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