The Worst Witch and The Wishing Star

The Worst Witch and The Wishing Star

Summary

A new adventure starring the worst witch - lovable but disaster-prone Mildred Hubble.

Mildred makes a wish on a shooting star - and to her great surprise it comes true!

Mildred's wish-come-true is a small dog but how can she keep him a secret from all the others, especially the formidable Miss Hardbroom?

It's a disaster waiting to happen...and it does! - but everything turns out for the best when Mildred and her clever dog, Star, win an indoor swimming pool for the school!

Reviews

  • A hugely entertaining story ...
    Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading4Kids

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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