The Witch's Children and the Queen by Ursula Jones


The Witch's Children and the Queen by Ursula Jones

Nestle Gold Award Winner! The Witch's Children are back and that means TROUBLE! This time they are using their magical spells to visit the Queen. But when they change the Number 16 Bus into a magic carpet, who knows what will happen? This magical follow-up to 'The Witch's Children' is packed full of fun and surprises!


A marvellously magical picture story, full of naughty surprises Northern Echo Deliciously surreal Parent Wise Quirky and funny Children's Bookseller Delightfully batty The Mail on Sunday An exuberant fantasy ... executed with wonderful humour and penmanship The Sunday Times An anarchic romp School Librarian The chaos and satisfactory resolution are perfectly played out in Russell Ayto's illustrations The Guardian Zany, exuberant illustrations and unusual central characters Publishing News Winner of the Nestle Smarties Book Prize 2003 (5 and under age category) Books For Keeps Unpredictable and quirky stories with a reassuring ending ... combining wit with originality NLA Guide to Literary Resources

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


Contains Paperback and CD-Audio (Audiobook)
32 pages
Interest Age: From 3 To 6


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Publication date

1st April 2004



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