The Worst Witch Strikes Again

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 0763672580

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

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Catch up on Mildred Hubble’s magical adventures at Miss Cackle’s Academy for Witches with these reissued editions featuring energetic new covers. Mildred is back in trouble thanks to the new girl, Enid Nightshade, who isn’t as well behaved as she appears. The more Mildred tries to stay out of trouble, the more she finds herself in horrible situations. What can the disaster-prone worst witch do?
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The Worst Witch to the Rescue

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141920831

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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All I will say is – prepare to be astounded! Mildred Hubble has always been the worst witch at Miss Cackle's Academy, but she just knows this term will be different. She's done the best holiday project ever and she's sure that her form teacher, the fearsome Miss Hardbroom, will be impressed. Even her arch-enemy, Ethel Hallow, is being friendly to her! But is it all too good to be true – will disaster strike again for the Worst Witch? Mildred may be the worst witch at the academy but she's the best friend you could ever have. Millions of readers love her. And so will you . . .
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Three Cheers for the Worst Witch

Author: Jill Murphy'

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 0763699810

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

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How many catastrophes can Mildred Hubble cause in her first three terms at Miss Cackle’s Academy for Witches? The Worst Witch Mildred’s just getting by at school — until she makes an enemy of the teacher’s pet! The Worst Witch Strikes Again Mildred’s supposed to help the new student — but showing Enid Nightshade the ropes is no easy task! A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch Mildred is determined to lose her embarrassing reputation — but an enchanted frog has other ideas.
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A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141941464

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch is the 3rd title in the Worst Witch series by Jill Murphy, the original story of a magical boarding school, perfect for readers aged 5 -9. Lovable but disaster-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! After a disastrous first year, Mildred is determined to lose her embarrassing reputation as the worst witch Miss Cackle's Academy has ever seen - but things rapidly get out of hand when her arch-enemy Ethel turns her into a frog... 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.
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The Worst Witch and The Wishing Star

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141353082

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

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The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy is back in an exciting, very funny 7th adventure. In The Worst Witch and the Wishing Star, Mildred, notoriously the worst witch at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches, makes a wish on a shooting star - and to her great surprise it comes true! But it also spells trouble. Mildred's wish-come-true is a small dog but she has to keep him a secret from her friends, and especially the formidable Miss Hardbroom. It's a disaster waiting to happen...and it does...! The Worst Witch and the Wishing Star launches a stunning new cover look and an appealing squarer format across the whole of the Worst Witch series which includes The Worst Witch; The Worst Witch Strikes Again; A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch; The Worst Witch all at Sea; The Worst Witch Saves the Day and The Worst Witch to the Rescue. Jill Murphy was born in London in 1949. From a very early age she was drawing and writing stories, and was already putting books together (literally, with a stapler) by the time she was six. She went on to study at Chelsea, Croydon and Camberwell Schools of Art. Jill worked in a children's home for four years and as a nanny for a year, before becoming a freelance writer and illustrator. The Worst Witch stories, of which this is the seventh, are some of Puffin's most successful titles.
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The Worst Witch All at Sea

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141941480

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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The Worst Witch All At Sea is the 4th title in the The Worst Witch series by Jill Murphy - the original series of life at a magical boarding school, perfect for readers aged 5-9. Lovable but disaster-prone Mildred Hubble is possibly the worst witch ever to go to Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches . . . Mildred is in deep water on the school trip! Mildred Hubble, the worst witch at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches, can't bear to leave behind her beloved cat, Tabby, when the class goes for a week beside the seaside. But keeping Tabby leads Mildred into yet more trouble. 'A wonderful zany story' - Daily Telegraph Jill Murphy was born in London in 1949. From a very early age she was drawing and writing stories, and was already putting books together (literally, with a stapler) by the time she was six. She went on to study at Chelsea, Croydon and Camberwell Schools of Art. Jill worked in a children's home for four years and as a nanny for a year, before becoming a freelance writer and illustrator. 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, A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch, 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.
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The Worst Witch at School

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 9780763634353

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 174

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Presents two stories about Mildred Hubble, who can't seem to keep out of trouble during her first and second semesters at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches. Original.
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The Worst Witch Saves the Day

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141941499

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

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The Worst Witch Saves the Day is the 5th title in the wonderful Worst Witch series by Jill Murphy and is perfect for readers aged 5 -9 in which lovable but disaster-prone Mildred Hubble is in trouble once again. She is possibly the worst witch ever to go to Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches . . . 'What this cat needs is to pull himself together!' Something is up at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches: Mildred Hubble's new form teacher is really weird. Or is she? Investigating isn't easy, especially when Mildred's potions go wrong, the class know-it-all insists on being 'helpful' and her beloved cat is having a nervous breakdown . . . 'A lovely, sparkly book' - Observer 'Millions of young readers have fallen under the spell of Jill Murphy's Worst Witch' - Sunday Express 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, A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch, The Worst Witch All at Sea and The Worst Witch to the Rescue are also available from Puffin.
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The Worst Witch

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141971576

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

View: 9334

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The Worst Witch written and illustrated by Jill Murphy is reissued with exciting new branding and format. The Worst Witch is the first in the bestselling children's series by Jill Murphy. Jill Murphy's beloved classic, The Worst Witch, has been reissued in a beautiful new format. This is the first book in the series, and the perfect choice for young readers of 5 - 9 years. Mildred Hubble is a trainee at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches, but she's making an awful mess of it. She keeps getting her spells wrong and crashing her broomstick. And when she turns Ethel, the teacher's pet into her worst enemy, chaos ensues... 'Millions of young readers have fallen under the spell of Jill Murphy's Worst Witch' - Sunday Express If you'd like to read more of Mildred's disastrous adventures at Miss Cackle's Academy The Worst Witch Strikes Again, A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch, 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.
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The Ivory Tower and Harry Potter

Perspectives on a Literary Phenomenon

Author: Lana A. Whited

Publisher: University of Missouri Press

ISBN: 9780826215499

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 418

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Now available in paper, The Ivory Tower and Harry Potter is the first book-length analysis of J. K. Rowling's work from a broad range of perspectives within literature, folklore, psychology, sociology, and popular culture. A significant portion of the book explores the Harry Potter series' literary ancestors, including magic and fantasy works by Ursula K. LeGuin, Monica Furlong, Jill Murphy, and others, as well as previous works about the British boarding school experience. Other chapters explore the moral and ethical dimensions of Harry's world, including objections to the series raised within some religious circles. In her new epilogue, Lana A. Whited brings this volume up to date by covering Rowling's latest book, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
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