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.


A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch

The story of Mildred Hubble's misadventures at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches.

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Witchcraft

Page: 127

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The story of Mildred Hubble's misadventures at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches.

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

View: 739

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.


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

View: 328

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.

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

View: 750

"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.

Three Cheers for the Worst Witch

Hold on to your broomsticks!

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Candlewick Press

ISBN: 0763699810

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

View: 735

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: 590

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.

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

View: 578

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 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

View: 437

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 to the Rescue

The Worst Witch to the Rescue is 6th title in the brilliant Worst Witch series by Jill Murphy, perfect for readers aged 5-9 and the original series of life at a magical boarding school with loveable but accident-prone Mildred Hubble!

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141920831

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

View: 470

All I will say is – prepare to be astounded! Mildred Hubble has always been the worst witch at Miss Cackle's Academy, but she just knows this term will be different. She's done the best holiday project ever and she's sure that her form teacher, the fearsome Miss Hardbroom, will be impressed. Even her arch-enemy, Ethel Hallow, is being friendly to her! But is it all too good to be true – will disaster strike again for the Worst Witch? Mildred may be the worst witch at the academy but she's the best friend you could ever have. Millions of readers love her. And so will you . . .

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: 524

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.



The Other in the School Stories

In A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch, we learn that the castle in which the school is situated used to have a tradition as a wizard's summer camp before it was turned into a school.18 Apart from. 14 See Jill Murphy, The Worst Witch, ...

Author: Ulrike Pesold

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004341722

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 274

View: 735

Ulrike Pesold examines the portrayal of class, gender, race and ethnicity in selected school stories by Thomas Hughes, Rudyard Kipling, Enid Blyton and J.K. Rowling. She shows how the treatment of the Other develops over a period of a century and a half.

The Oxford Companion to Children s Literature

There have been six sequels (The Worst Witch Strikes Again, 1980; A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch, 1982; The Worst Witch All at Sea, 1993; The Worst Witch Saves the Day, 2005; The Worst Witch to the Rescue, 2007; and The Worst Witch and ...

Author: Daniel Hahn

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199695148

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 704

View: 268

The last thirty years have witnessed one of the most fertile periods in the history of children's books. A fascinating reference guide to the world of children's literature, this volume covers every genre from fairy tales to chapbooks; school stories to science fiction; comics to children's hymns

Dear Hound

Books by Jill Murphy (Titles in reading order) 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 DEAR HOUND This book ...

Author: Jill Murphy

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141932562

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

View: 184

Alfie the deerhound is a large grey puppy. He loves his boy Charlie, and cheese and he's very good at digging holes. But poor Alfie has got lost and he's scared - of thunderstorms and being hungry and never seeing Charlie again . . . Meanwhile, Charlie doesn't know what to do - but one thing is for sure: he'll never stop looking for his dear hound. Can Alfie ever find his way back to Charlie - and his great big squashy beanbag in the kitchen?

The Ivory Tower and Harry Potter

Adventures of the Worst Witch . St. Helens : Book People , 1998. ( First published in three volumes : The Worst Witch , 1974 ; The Worst Witch Strikes Again , 1980 ; A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch , 1982 ) . Myers , Walter Dean .

Author: Lana A. Whited

Publisher: University of Missouri Press

ISBN: 9780826215499

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 418

View: 355

Now available in paper, The Ivory Tower and Harry Potter is the first book-length analysis of J. K. Rowling's work from a broad range of perspectives within literature, folklore, psychology, sociology, and popular culture. A significant portion of the book explores the Harry Potter series' literary ancestors, including magic and fantasy works by Ursula K. LeGuin, Monica Furlong, Jill Murphy, and others, as well as previous works about the British boarding school experience. Other chapters explore the moral and ethical dimensions of Harry's world, including objections to the series raised within some religious circles. In her new epilogue, Lana A. Whited brings this volume up to date by covering Rowling's latest book, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.