A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch

Catch up on Mildred Hubble’s magical adventures at Miss Cackle’s Academy for Witches with these reissued editions featuring energetic new covers.

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 0763672513

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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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 gets off to a good start in her second year at Miss Cackle’s Academy, but her sworn enemy, Ethel Hallow, is plotting misfortune, setting Mildred up for a very bad spell, indeed.

The Worst Witch

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.

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141971576

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

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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.

First Prize for the Worst Witch

"I am a hopeless case - everything I do always does go wrong in the end.

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141355174

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

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"I am a hopeless case - everything I do always does go wrong in the end." Mildred Hubble may be the worst witch at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches, but she's the best friend you'll ever have. ----- Summer term has started at Miss Cackle's Academy, and somehow the disaster-prone Mildred has made it to Year Four. Even though everyone knows her as the Worst Witch in the School, she's secretly set her sights on winning the school's highest honour. Yes, Mildred wants to be Head Girl! Can she stay out of trouble and prove to everyone that even the worst witch can turn her fortunes around? Not if her arch-enemy Ethel Hallow has anything to do with it... 'The Worst Witch is back - and it's as subtly feminist as ever' - New Statesman 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 and The Worst Witch and the Wishing Star.

The Worst Witch Strikes Again

The Worst Witch Strikes Again, written and illustrated by Jill Murphy, is reissued with exciting new branding and format.

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141911824

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

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The Worst Witch Strikes Again, written and illustrated by Jill Murphy, is reissued with exciting new branding and format. The Worst Witch has become one of Puffin's bestselling children's series for readers aged 5 - 9 years. It's the summer term at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches and disaster-prone Mildred Hubble is in deep trouble yet again - and all because of the new girl, Enid Nightshade, who isn't nearly as angelic as she looks. 'Millions of young readers have fallen under the spell of Jill Murphy's Worst Witch' - Sunday Express 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 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.

The Worst Witch Collection

The Worst Witch Riding a broomstick is no easy matter!Mildred Hubble is the worst witch at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches - she's always getting her spells wrong.

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Claremont

ISBN: 9780734305688

Category: Hubble, Mildred (Fictitious character)

Page: 545

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The Worst Witch Riding a broomstick is no easy matter!Mildred Hubble is the worst witch at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches - she's always getting her spells wrong. But she manages to get by until she turns Ethel, the teacher's pet, into her deadly enemy . . .The Worst Witch Strikes Again "I wonder," said Miss Cackle "if there is any hope for you in this Academy, Mildred."Summer term at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches has just begun and disaster-prone Mildred Hubble is in deep trouble again - all because of the new girl, Enid Nightshade, who isn't nearly as placid as she looks . . .A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch A new term spells disaster for MildredMildred is determined to lose her embarrassing reputation as the worst witch the Academy has even seen - but things rapidly get out of hand!The Worst Witch All At Sea Mildred Hubble can't bear to leave behind her beloved cat, Tabby, when the class goes for a week beside the seaside. But keeping Tabby secret leads Mildred into yet more trouble.

The Worst Witch Saves the Day

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.

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.

The Worst Witch in Trouble

Presents two stories about Mildred Hubble, a young apprentice witch with a reputation for being the worst student at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches, in which she first incurs the enmity of her headmistress and then smuggles her cat along ...

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 9780763634360

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 339

View: 232

Presents two stories about Mildred Hubble, a young apprentice witch with a reputation for being the worst student at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches, in which she first incurs the enmity of her headmistress and then smuggles her cat along on a class trip.

The Worst Witch All at Sea

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.

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141941480

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 124

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.

Three Cheers for the Worst Witch

Hold on to your broomsticks!

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 0763699810

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

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Hold on to your broomsticks! Disaster-prone Mildred Hubble’s first three magical mishaps are now available in one volume. 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.

The Worst Witch and The Wishing Star

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.

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141353082

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 687

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.

Major Authors and Illustrators for Children and Young Adults

The Worst Witch Strikes Again, Schocken, 1980. Peace at Last, Dial, 1980, also
published as Peace at Last — In Miniature!, Macmillan, 1987. A Bad Spell for the
Worst Witch, Puffin, 1982. On the Way Home, Macmillan, 1982. Whatever Next!

Author: Joyce Nakamura

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780810377691

Category: Authors

Page: 340

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Contains updated and revised sketches on nearly 800 of the most widely read authors and illustrators appearing in Gale's Something about the author series.

Children s Literature Review

( Lindgren ) 20 : 157 A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch ( Murphy ) 39 : 171 The Bad
Speller ( Steig ) 2 : 159 The Bad Times of Irma Baumlein ( Brink ) 30 : 16 Badger
on the Barge and Other Stories ( Howker ) 14 : 127 The Bad - Tempered Ladybird
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Something about the Author

Times Literary Supplement , May 29 , 1959 , review of The Noble Hawks , p . xi . *
MURPHY , Jill ( Frances ) 1949A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch ( also see below )
, Kestrel ( London , England ) , 1982 , Viking Kestrel ( New York , NY ) , 1988 .

Author: Gale Group

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780787652142

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 234

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Provides biographical information on the men and women who write and illustrate children's books.

The Worst Witch Content

This book consists of articles from Wikia.

Author: Source Wikia

Publisher: Books LLC, Wiki Series

ISBN: 9781234854546

Category:

Page: 116

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This book consists of articles from Wikia. Pages: 115. Chapters: 1986 Telemovie, Actors, Books, Characters, The New Worst Witch, TV Episodes, TV Series, Weirdsister college, The Worst Witch, Alice Connor, Anabel Barnston, Annette Badland, Berwick Kaler, Charlotte Rae, Charmian May, Clare Coulter, Daisy Hughes, Diana Rigg, Dominique Jackson, Fairuza Balk, Felicity Jones, Francesca Isherwood, Georgina Sherrington, Janet Henfrey, Jessica Fox, Joanna Dyce, Kate Duch ne, Liz May Brice, Paul Child, Paul Copley, Polly James, Pui Fan Lee, Sabina Franklyn, Sophie Cook, Su Elliot, Terrence Hardiman, Tim Curry, Una Stubbs, A Bad Spell For The Worst Witch, The Worst Witch, The Worst Witch, The Worst Witch All At Sea, The Worst Witch Saves The Day, The Worst Witch Strikes Again, The Worst Witch To The Rescue, Agatha Cackle, Algernon Rowan-Webb, Amanda Honeydew, Azmat Madaridi, Belladonna Bindweed, Ben Stemson, Betty Bindweed, Caspian Bloom, Cas Crowfeather, Charlie Blossom, Clarice Crow, Crescentmoon Winterchild, Cynthia Horrocks, Dawn Raven, Deirdre Swoop, Dr. Andy Starfinder, Dr. Foster, Dr. Jenny Wendle, Druscilla Paddock, Dyllis Mustardseed, Egbert Helibore, Enid Nightshade, Ethel Hallow, Fenella Feverfew, Gloria Newt, Griselda Blackwood, Hecketty Broomhead, Henrietta Hubble, Hermione Cackle, Jadu Wali, List of Characters in The Worst Witch, List of students at Cackle's Academy, Maud Moonshine, Michael Rafferty, Mildred Hubble, Miss Amelia Cackle, Miss Constance Hardbroom, Miss Davina Bat, Miss Gabrielle Gribble, Miss Imogen Drill, Miss Lavinia Crotchet, Miss Lynne Lamplighter, Miss Mould, Miss Nightingale, Miss Phyllis Pentangle, Mona Hallow, Mrs Maria Tapioca, Mrs Semolina, Mr Frank Blossom, Nick Hobbes, Ruby Cherrytree, Sybil Hallow, Tim Wraithewight, Which Witch Is Which?, List of The Worst Witch-Related Websites, The Worst Witch Magazine, Alarms and Diversions, Animal Magic, An Unforgettable Experience, Art Wars, A Bolt from the Blue, A Mean Halloween, A Pig In a Po...

Words on Cassette 2002

1-3 ) . Price not set ( CC / 032 ) C to C Cassettes . -A Bad Spell for the Worst
Witch . I cass , unabr . ed . ( Worst Witch Ser .: Vol . 3 ) . ( Running Time : 1 hrs . ) .
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Author: R R Bowker Publishing

Publisher: R. R. Bowker

ISBN: 9780835245166

Category: Reference

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Young People s Books in Series

MURPHY , Jill ( Worst Witch Series ) The Worst Witch . Viking , 1989 The Worst
Witch Strikes Again . Viking , 1989 A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch . Viking , 1989
Clumsy Mildred is doing poorly at the witch academy . Despised as she is , she ...

Author: Judith K. Rosenberg

Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 424

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Provides annotated entries for series appealing to readers in grades 3-12

Fantasy Literature for Children and Young Adults

Three sixth - graders , three witches , and a ghost join forces to prevent their town
from spraying bird - killing insecticide . ... The sequels are The Worst Witch
Strikes Again ( 1981 , 1989 ) and A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch ( 1982 , 1989 ) .

Author: Ruth Nadelman Lynn

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Incorporated

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1092

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Offers brief descriptions of more than 3,000 works of fantasy arranged by themes, including ghosts, heroes, magic, time travel, toys, and witchcraft

The Writers Directory 2008

Publications : The Worst Witch , 1974 ; The Worst Witch Strikes Again , 1980 ;
Peace at Last , 1980 , as Peace at Last : In Miniaturel , 1987 ; A Bad Spell for the
Worst Witch , 1982 , 2nd ed . , 2000 ; On the Way Home , 1982 ; Whatever Next !

Author: Michelle Kazensky

Publisher: Saint James Press

ISBN: 9781558626003

Category: Authors

Page: 2501

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Features bibliographical, biographical and contact information for living authors worldwide who have at least one English publication. Entries include name, pseudonyms, addresses, citizenship, birth date, specialization, career information and a bibliography.

Jim Kobak s Kirkus Reviews

... CHRISTMAS WILD ROVER NEWFOUND THE FORTY - THIRD WAR THE
WITCHES OF VENICE THE SORCERER ' S ... OF LONDON A BAD SPELL FOR
THE WORST WITCH THE WORST WITCH THE WORST WITCH STRIKES AGAIN
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School Library Journal

GLADES Jill Murphy's original Worst Witch'novels -now in paperback with TV tie -
in covers , COMES HERE erab moon ... 15.99 / May A Bad Spell for the Worst
Witch The Worst Witch Worst Growing Frogs Wirch Strikes Again Series airing on
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