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‘Millions of young readers have fallen under the spell of Jill Murphy’s Worst Witch’ – Sunday Express

Hold on to your broomstick for magical mayhem with Jill Murphy’s much-loved classic The Worst Witch- the original story of life at a magical boarding school.

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…

Read the rest of Mildred’s (mis)adventures: The Worst Witch, A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch, The Worst Witch All at Sea, The Worst Witch Saves the Day, The Worst Witch to the Rescue, The Worst Witch and the Wishing Star and First Prize for the Worst Witch.

© Jill Murphy 2001 (P) Penguin Audio 2014

Critics Review

  • Millions of young readers have fallen under the spell of Jill Murphy’s Worst Witch

    Sunday Mirror

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