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A welcome return to Ritzy City, where Tiga Whicabim is now very happily settled in and enjoying her new life as a witch. She’s on holiday with her friend Fluffanora when a letter arrives from Fran the fairy with bad news: Peggy the Top Witch has gone missing and evil Felicity Bat is now in charge. Something’s obviously up, and Tiga and Fluffanora immediately set off to investigate. Witches are always popular subjects and this new series has its very own magic. Tiga, her friends and rivals are real characters, and the story zips along exuberantly. These witches are super-stylish too, and look wonderful in Laura Ellen Anderson’s illustrations. Absolutely fabulous! ~ Andrea Reece
The second glitzy adventure in the Witch Wars series is perfect for fans of The Worst Witch, Eva Ibbotson's hilarious Which Witch, and Witchworld.
Tiga Whicabim is settling in to the witchy, glitzy world of Ritzy City. Peggy is Top Witch, and Tiga is enjoying life at the Brews' house with Fluffanora. But when Fran the Fabulous Fairy visits Linden House and finds Peggy has gone - leaving behind only a note to say she is 'AWAY WITH THE FAIRIES' and has left the evil Felicity Bat in charge - the girls realise something is very wrong. And then witches all across town start to disappear. Tiga and Fluffanora set out to investigate and discover an old, unsolved Sinkville mystery that might just be the key to it all.
Praise for Witch Wars:
“Fizzing with fun…The short chapters and delightfully imaginative black and white illustrations make it easily accessible for young readers.” – Daily Mail
“Fabulous fairies and fashion-forward witches battle it out in this lively read.” – Observer
“I couldn’t put it down” – Guardian Kids Reviews
“Completely bonkers fun, from the brilliant inventions…to the glitzy characters.” – Mumsnet
“Silly spells, delectable dresses, magical mishaps and ridiculous riddles, this is a witch story like no other – and it’s a blast! Laura Ellen Anderson’s illustrations absolutely fizz with energy.” – The Bookseller
“A completely fresh and fun take on witches, Witch Wars is for anyone who likes magic, adventure, fashion or a fabulous story.” – Booktrust
“a glitzy, witchy new series full of adventure and fun” – WRD Magazine
|Publication date:||8th October 2015|
|Illustrator:||Laura Ellen Anderson|
|Publisher:||Bloomsbury Publishing PLC|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||Fantasy / Magical|
A World Book Day Author 2019 Sibéal Pounder previously worked for the Financial Times, where she researched the How To Spend It section and wrote the For Goodness’ Sake column – interviewing everyone from Veronica Etro to Vivienne Westwood. As well as Bad Mermaids, she writes about fabulous witches and feisty fairies in Witch Wars, her first and much loved series for Bloomsbury. Witch Wars has sold over 50,000 copies and was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize and the Sainsbury's Children's Book Award. author photo © Richard GrassieMore About Sibéal Pounder
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