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Witches and Wizards

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These are some of our absolute favourite books about witches and wizards, guaranteed to engage younger children.

  • Meg and Mog

    Author: Helen Nicholl Illustrator: Jan Pienkowski

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Meg and Mog

    Author: Helen Nicholl Illustrator: Jan Pienkowski

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

    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…

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  • Winnie the Witch

    Author: Valerie Thomas Illustrator: Korky Paul

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  • Winnie the Witch

    Author: Valerie Thomas Illustrator: Korky Paul

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    This is the first of many stories about Winnie and her cat, Wilber. Winnie is a well-loved character, and the excellent illustrati…

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  • Room on the Broom

    Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Axel Scheffler

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • Room on the Broom

    Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Axel Scheffler

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 6+

    From former Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson and longtime collaborator Axel Scheffler comes this much-loved tale about a witch …

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  • Cake Girl

    Author: David Lucas

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • Cake Girl

    Author: David Lucas

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 6+

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

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  • Meg at Sea

    Author: Helen Nicoll Illustrator: Jan Pieńkowski

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

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  • Meg at Sea

    Author: Helen Nicoll Illustrator: Jan Pieńkowski

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 5+

    Meg, Mog and Owl go sailing, but when there is no wind Meg makes a spell to make it blow more strongly and inadvertently brews up …

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  • The Princess and the Wizard

    Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Lydia Monks

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • The Princess and the Wizard

    Author: Julia Donaldson Illustrator: Lydia Monks

    Interest level: 3+

    Reading age: 6+

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

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  • Meg Goes to Bed

    Author: Helen Nicoll Illustrator: Jan Pienkowski

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 4+

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  • Meg Goes to Bed

    Author: Helen Nicoll Illustrator: Jan Pienkowski

    Interest level: 2+

    Reading age: 4+

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

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  • The Wizards and the Whale

    Author: Anthinula Tori Illustrator: Jean Tori

    Interest level: 4-8

    Reading age: 6+

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  • The Wizards and the Whale

    Author: Anthinula Tori Illustrator: Jean Tori

    Interest level: 4-8

    Reading age: 6+

    Wizards from 12 different kingdoms discover that Earth needs their help and send a message to children worldwide in this beautiful…

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  • Meg Comes to School

    Author: Author Helen Nicoll Illustrator: Jan Pienkowski

    Interest level: 3-5

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  • Meg Comes to School

    Author: Author Helen Nicoll Illustrator: Jan Pienkowski

    Interest level: 3-5

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    When Meg attends Owl's school sports day in a very unusual hat, everyone is in for a big surprise!

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  • Winnie Goes Batty

    Author: Laura Owen Created by Valerie Thomas Illustrator: Korky Paul

    Interest level: 5+

    Reading age: 6+

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  • Winnie Goes Batty

    Author: Laura Owen Created by Valerie Thomas Illustrator: Korky Paul

    Interest level: 5+

    Reading age: 6+

    The hilarious situations Winnie gets herself into are brought to life by illustrations packed with humour and energy.

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  • Dog on a Broomstick

    Author: Jan Page Illustrator: Nick Price

    Interest level: 7+

    Reading age: 4-8

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  • Dog on a Broomstick

    Author: Jan Page Illustrator: Nick Price

    Interest level: 7+

    Reading age: 4-8

    Three days before the Grand Spell Contest a witch wakes up to find that her cat has left home to become a cat-food tester.

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