Jill Murphy's classic, much-loved "The Worst Witch" series is the original story of life at a magical boarding school, perfect for 5-9 readers. Loveable but accident-prone Mildred Hubble is possibly the worst witch ever to go to Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches...'Oh no...You've done it now Mildred!' 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.
This book features in the following series: Puffin Modern Classics, Worst Witch .
There are 112 pages in this book. This book was published 2011 by Penguin Books Ltd .
Julia Eccleshare was born and educated in Cambridge. Her accomplished career includes editing for the Times Literary Supplement, Puffin Books and Hamish Hamilton. Julia currently works for The Guardian. For Orchard books Julia has edited the story collection How the Camel got His Hump and the poetry collection First Poems. (September 2000)Julia is married with four children and lives in London. Jill Murphy's books sell in their hundreds of thousands. Her book, THE LAST NOO-NOO, won the Smarties Prize.
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The Worst Witch
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.
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This book features the character Mildred Hubble.