Gwion and the Witch by Jenny Nimmo


Gwion and the Witch by Jenny Nimmo

When Gwion begins his task of stirring a magic potion for Ceridwen the Witch, he has no idea of the danger ahead, nor any inkling that one day he will be famous for magic of his own.

About the Author

Jenny Nimmo

Jenny Nimmo lives in a converted watermill in Wales. Her husband, David Wynn Millward, is a painter and print-maker, and all three of her children speak Welsh fluently. She finds Wales, a land of legends, a very inspiring place to live.

For as long as she can remember, Jenny has loved books. At boarding school, reading was her way to overcome loneliness or boredom. However, she is aware that not everyone finds reading comes easily, and feels passionately that every child should have all the help they need, and access to as many books as they want.

Click here to read a Q&A with the author from top children's publisher Egmont.

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36 pages
Interest Age: 6-10


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Publication date

30th June 1996



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