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A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch

Written by Jill Murphy

Illustrated by Jill Murphy

Part of the The Worst Witch Series

A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch Synopsis

A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch is a classic Worst Witch story by Jill Murphy. A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch is the third of Jill Murphy's classic, much-loved The Worst Witch series, the original story of life at a magical boarding school, perfect for 5-9 readers. Loveable but accident-prone Mildred Hubble is possibly the worst witch ever to go to Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches ...A new term spells disaster for Mildred! Mildred is determined to lose her embarrassing reputation as the worst witch the Academy has ever seen - but things rapidly get out of hand! Jill Murphy started putting books together (literally with a stapler), when she was six. The Worst Witch was first published in 1974 and this much-loved classic has been enjoyed by readers for more than 30 years. Jill Murphy also written and illustrated several award-winning picture books for younger children. If you'd like to read more of Mildred's disastrous adventures at Miss Cackle's Academy The Worst Witch , The Worst Witch Strikes Again , The Worst Witch All at Sea , The Worst Witch Saves the Day and The Worst Witch to the Rescue are also available from Puffin and are perfect for children aged 5-9.

The Good Book Guide Review

It's not too much fun being turned into a frog - but that's what happens to Mildred Hubble, the ‘worst witch' at Miss Cackle's Academy. But she gets her revenge on the horrible Ethel and even makes the sinister Miss Hardbroom look foolish.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780140314465
Publication date: 28th July 1983
Author: Jill Murphy
Illustrator: Jill Murphy
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 128 pages

About Jill Murphy

Jill Murphy started putting books together (literally with a stapler), when she was six. The Worst Witch was first published in 1974 and this much-loved classic has been enjoyed by readers for more than 30 years. Jill Murphy also written and illustrated several award-winning picture books for younger children.

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