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A Sprinkle of Sorcery

Written by Michelle Harrison

Part of the A Pinch of Magic Adventure Series

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A Sprinkle of Sorcery Review

Adventure Stories Books of the Month Family / Home Stories Fantasy / Magical Featured Books for 7+ readers Featured Books for 9+ readers General Fiction Star Books

A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month February 2020 | February 2020 Book of the Month

A spellbinding and warm-hearted sequel to A Pinch of Magic with the three Widdershins sisters Betty, Charlie and Fliss, now free from the curse that has held them prisoners on a remote island, back for a new thrilling adventure. This time the sisters have to deal with a mysterious stranger who comes with her own will-o’-the-wisp and a secret island which isn’t even on any map. And they have to find Charlie when she goes missing. As ever, the sisters are clever and brave and adept at managing the magic that surrounds them.

Julia Eccleshare M.B.E

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Julia Eccleshare's Picks for January 2020

Amelia Fang and the Naughty Caticorns by Laura Ellen Anderson

A Sprinkle of Sorcery by Michelle Harrison 

I Don't Like Books. Never. Ever. The End. by Emma Perry

Gnome by Fred Blunt

The Pirates are Coming by John Condon

Tales from Acorn Wood: The Little Library by Julia Donaldson

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A Sprinkle of Sorcery Synopsis

A missing sister, a secret island and ... a sprinkle of sorcery. The family curse has been lifted and the Widdershins sisters: Betty, Fliss and Charlie are free to leave the misty prison isle of Crowstone. But when a mysterious girl arrives at the Poacher's Pocket with a pocketful of hagstones and accompanied by a will-o'-the-wisp, it seems another adventure has landed on their doorstep. And when Charlie goes missing, it's up to Betty and Fliss to journey through misty marches, past wisp catchers and on to a secret island that doesn't exist on any map...

A Sprinkle of Sorcery Reader Reviews

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It has everything, pirates to witches, and more. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who loves adventure stories. Full review

Zoe Basson (Age 12)

This is a spellbinding, heartwarming book about three sisters; Fliss, Betty and Charlotte (or Charlie as she prefers to be called). Strange things start to happen when a girl called Willow appears in their garden and Charlie, who gets mistaken for Willow, is taken away by two fake policemen - Read on for amazing adventures Full review

Gianna Smith (Age 10)

If you are looking for a story of friendship and adventure you have come to the right place. Full review

Rodborough Reader (Age 12)

A fantastic book full of wonder and thrills. Full review

Owen (Age 11)

A Sprinkle of Sorcery Press Reviews

Praise for A Pinch of Magic:

'BRILLIANT' Emma Carroll, author of Letters From The Lighthouse

'Simply phenomenal!' Sophie Anderson, author of The House With Chicken Legs

'I was utterly captivated by the Widdershins sisters' Lisa Thompson, author of The Goldfish Boy

'Gutsy and rude, full of warts-and-all family love, Harrison's latest has the wry enchantment of an E Nesbit classic' Guardian

'A fabulous magical adventure' Sunday Express

'Fantasy and adventure appear on every page of this spellbinding tale' Daily Mail

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ISBN: 9781471183867
Publication date: 06/02/2020
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9781471183867
Publication date: 6th February 2020
Author: Michelle Harrison
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 384 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: Adventure Stories, Family / Home Stories, Fantasy / Magical, General Fiction
Recommendations: Books of the Month, Julia Eccleshare's Picks, Star Books
Collections: Our favourite children's books of 2020,

About Michelle Harrison

Michelle Harrison is a full time author who lives in Essex. Her first novel, The Thirteen Treasures, won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and is published in sixteen countries including the UK. It was followed by The Thirteen Curses and The Thirteen Secrets. Michelle has since written Unrest,  a ghost story for older readers and One Wish, a prequel to the Thirteen Treasures books. The Other Alice is her sixth novel. Michelle's path to becoming a writer was inspired by stories told by her sisters as she was growing up, one of which was so vivid it prompted her ...

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