The worst witch

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Allison & Busby, Jan 1, 1974 - Juvenile Fiction - 71 pages
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The story of Mildred Hubble's misadventures at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches.

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Review: The Worst Witch (Worst Witch #1)

User Review  - Pauline - Goodreads

I read this book to my class of 6-7 year olds. They loved it! So did I. Fun, excellent setting and loveable characters. Fun and laughter all the way. Read full review

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User Review  - Sophie Parrack - Goodreads

The worst witch books were my favourite when I was in infant school. I'd walk to school reading them with my mum steering me in the right direction. Read full review


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Jill Murphy was born in London, England on July 5, 1949. She attended the Chelsea Art School and the Croydon Art School. Before becoming a full-time author and illustrator, she worked as a nanny and in a children's home. Her first book, The Worst Witch, was published when she was 24 years old and became the first book in The Worst Witch series. She is also known for her Mr. and Mrs. Large picture books. Her works has won numerous awards including the 1980 Kate Greenaway Medal for Peace at Last, the 1987 Parents Magazine Best Books for Babies Award for Five Minutes' Peace, and the 1995 Smarties Book Prize, the 1996 Sheffield Children's Book Award, and the 1996 Gateshead Gold Award for The Last Noo-Noo.

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