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Witches and Wizards

Room on the Broom

Bookstart booklist of books about witches and wizards.

  • Room on the Broom

    Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Axel Scheffler
    Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books

    From former Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson and longtime collaborator Axel Scheffler comes this much-loved tale about a witch and her gang of friends.

  • Cake Girl

    Author: David Lucas
    Publisher: Andersen Press

    The story of a lonely witch who bakes herself a cake girl to keep her company on her birthday.

  • Winnie the Witch

    Author: Valerie Thomas Illustrator: Korky Paul
    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    This is the first of many stories about Winnie and her cat, Wilber. Winnie is a well-loved character, and the excellent illustrations are wild and wacky.

  • Meg Goes to Bed

    Author: Helen Nicoll Illustrator: Jan Pienkowski
    Publisher: Puffin Books

    Meg, Mog and Owl are a beloved addition to any picture book collection and this quirky fun tale is no exception.

  • The Princess and the Wizard

    Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Lydia Monks
    Publisher: Pan Macmillan

    Princess Eliza is having a birthday party. But just as she blows out the seven candles on her cake, the wicked wizard arrives… uninvited.

  • Clackers: Little Witch

    Author: Luana Rinaldo
    Publisher: Random House Inc.

    Little Witch is brewing up some special Halloween punch and all of her friends are coming to help

  • Meg and Mog

    Author: Helen Nicholl Illustrator: Jan Pienkowski
    Publisher: Puffin

    In this the first story about much-loved characters Meg the witch and Mog her cat, the pair go off to a wild Hallowe'en party with all the other witches