A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch

A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch

Summary

'The cat is supposed to be on the broomstick, Mildred,' said Miss Hardbroom wearily.

The new term spells disaster for Mildred Hubble, trainee witch at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches. But she is determined to lose her embarrassing reputation as the worst witch the Academy has ever seen. But however hard she tries, things rapidly get out of hand!

'Hurray for Jill Murphy - readers will love the antics of Mildred Hubble and her hopeless tabby cat' - Independent

There are 8 hilarious Worst Witch adventures to collect:
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
The Worst Witch to the Rescue
The Worst Witch and the Wishing Star
First Prize for the Worst Witch

About the author

Jill Murphy

Jill Murphy (1949-2021) was born in London and grew up in Surrey. 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. She wrote and iillustrated over 20 picture books, including the award-winning Large family of elephants, and 10 novels, including the highly successful Worst Witch series which have been also been adapted for television and stage. Jill passed away in Cornwall in August 2021, aged 72.
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