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Witches, Wizards & Magic: Books for Children & Young Adults -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 24 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Granny Magic by Elka Evalds, illustrated by Teemu Juhani
    Granny Magic - by Elka Evalds, illustrated by Teemu Juhani

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912626199 | ISBN 10: 1912626195

    Will's beloved granny made cakes and knitted itchy jumpers – that’s what he thought.  But when she passes away and dodgy Jasper Fitchet moves in to their village, dark magic begins to unravel in Knittington. Can Will and his gran’s old ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fred: Wizard in Training by Simon Philip, illustrated by Sheena Dempsey
    Fred: Wizard in Training - by Simon Philip, illustrated by Sheena Dempsey

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781471190957 | ISBN 10: 1471190951

    Fred may look ordinary, but sometimes people who look ordinary turn out to be not very ordinary at all ... because it just so happens that Fred is a Wizard!  Sounds pretty great, right? Except that Fred is absolutely, completely, mind-bogging ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling
    Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screenplay - by J.K. Rowling

    £16.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408711705 | ISBN 10: 1408711702

    J.K. Rowling's five-film Fantastic Beasts adventure series continues with the original screenplay for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.   The Wizarding World journey continues...  The powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sunny and the Mysteries of Osisi by Nnedi Okorafor
    Sunny and the Mysteries of Osisi - by Nnedi Okorafor

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911115571 | ISBN 10: 191111557x

    Sunny Nwazue is back in this gripping sequel to Nnedi Okorafor's What Sunny Saw in the Flames.  Sunny has settled into life at the Leopard Society, with friends Orlu, Chichi and Sasha. Her magic powers continue to grow under the tutelage of h ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett
    A Hat Full of Sky - by Terry Pratchett

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780552576314 | ISBN 10: 055257631x

    Eleven-year-old Tiffany Aching wants to be a real witch. But a real witch doesn't casually step out of her body, leaving it empty. Tiffany does - and there's something just waiting for a handy body to take over. Something ancient and horrible, which ... more

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  • Cover image of book Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor
    Akata Witch - by Nnedi Okorafor

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780142420911 | ISBN 10: 0142420913

    Affectionately dubbed "the Nigerian Harry Potter," Akata Witch weaves together a heart-pounding tale of magic, mystery, and finding one's place in the world.  Twelve-year-old Sunny lives in Nigeria, but she was born American. Her features are Afr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dragon
    Dragon's Green: Worldquake Book One - by Scarlett Thomas

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781782117049 | ISBN 10: 1782117040

    If you had secret magical powers, how would you know?   After the Worldquake, Effie knows about magic - time in her grandfather’s library has made sure of that. But there’s still much she has to learn. About the Otherworld. And about the D ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girl Who Drank The Moon by Kelly Barnhill
    The Girl Who Drank The Moon - by Kelly Barnhill

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781848126473 | ISBN 10: 1848126476

    Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the Forest, Xan, is kind. She shares her home with a wis ... more

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  • Cover image of book Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One & Two by John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling
    Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts One & Two - by John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780751565362 | ISBN 10: 0751565369

    Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany and Jack Thorne, a new play by Jack Thorne, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on sta ... more

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  • Cover image of book The White Hare by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Anastasia Izlesou
    The White Hare - by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Anastasia Izlesou

    £8.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910862483 | ISBN 10: 1910862487

    Back then, humans and animals were fellow beings under the sky. Perhaps that’s why it seemed possible for humans to change into animals.   One in a series of tales that explore the deeper, darker side of our connection with the natural world ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Apprentice Witch by James Nicol
    The Apprentice Witch - by James Nicol

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910655153 | ISBN 10: 1910655155

    Arianwyn has fluffed her witch’s assessment.   Awarded the dull bronze disc of an apprentice – to the glee of her arch-rival, mean girl Gimma – she’s sent to protect the remote, dreary town of Lull. But her new life is far from boring. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Shepherd
    The Shepherd's Crown - by Terry Pratchett

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780552574471 | ISBN 10: 0552574473

    A SHIVERING OF WORLDS Deep in the Chalk, something is stirring. The owls and the foxes can sense it, and Tiffany Aching feels it in her boots. An old enemy is gathering strength. This is a time of endings and beginnings, old friends and new, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Barefoot Book of Faeries by Tanya Robyn Batt, illustrated by Gail Newey
    The Barefoot Book of Faeries - by Tanya Robyn Batt, illustrated by Gail Newey

    £9.99   book with CD   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782852254 | ISBN 10: 1782852255

    Influenced by writers and artists from the Victorian era, this lovely anthology introduces children to all kinds of faeries: elves, pixies, leprechauns and hobgoblins. The collection of stories, poems and snippets of faerie lore come from Britain and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nixie the Bad, Bad Fairy by Cas Lester
    Nixie the Bad, Bad Fairy - by Cas Lester

    £5.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780192742582 | ISBN 10: 0192742582

    Nixie the bad, bad fairy isn't really that bad ...at least, she doesn't think she is. But sometimes she has to be a teeny-tiny bit bad because that goody, goody fairy, Adorabella, is just too ...well ...just too GOOD.  Fairy dust and magic are f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Meg and the Pirate by Jan Pienkowski and David Walser
    Meg and the Pirate - by Jan Pienkowski and David Walser

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141356723 | ISBN 10: 0141356723

    Over forty years after their first appearance, much-loved characters Meg and Mog are back in a brand new adventure!  After landing with a BUMP on a treasure island, Meg makes friends with a peg-legged pirate called Jack and casts a magic spell t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy
    The Worst Witch - by Jill Murphy

    £5.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141349596 | ISBN 10: 014134959x

    Hold on to your broomstick for magical mayhem! Jill Murphy's much-loved classic The Worst Witch - the original story of life at a magical boarding school - is full of fun and perfect for readers aged 5 - 9 years.   Mildred Hubble is a trainee ... more

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  • Cover image of book Meg & Mog: Three Terrific Tales by Helen Nicoll, illustrated by Jan Pieńkowski
    Meg & Mog: Three Terrific Tales - by Helen Nicoll, illustrated by Jan Pieńkowski

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780141343631 | ISBN 10: 014134363x

    Meg and Mog have been casting their unique spell for 40 years. This bumper volume includes three favourite stories about them: Meg's Veg, Mog at the Zoo and Meg up the Creek.   With their simple text and boldly graphic pictures the Meg and Mo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hubble Bubble, Granny Trouble by Tracey Corderoy, illustrated by Joe Berger
    Hubble Bubble, Granny Trouble - by Tracey Corderoy, illustrated by Joe Berger

    £6.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780857630285 | ISBN 10: 0857630288

    If your granny was a little bit, well, different from other grannies, would you want to change her... or would you end up thinking you love her just the way she is?   In this rhyming text, a little girl whose granny is (whisper it) a witch, ge ... more

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  • Cover image of book Meg at Sea by Helen Nicoll, illustrated by Jan Pieńkowski
    Meg at Sea - by Helen Nicoll, illustrated by Jan Pieńkowski

    £5.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780141341651 | ISBN 10: 0141341653

    Meg, Mog and Owl are becalmed in a boat. Meg makes one of her spells and gets more than she bargained for! ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde
    The Last Dragonslayer - by Jasper Fforde

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781444707205 | ISBN 10: 1444707205

    In the good old days, magic was powerful, unregulated by government, and even the largest spell could be woven without filling in magic release form B1-7g.  Then the magic started fading away.  Fifteen-year-old Jennifer Strang ... more

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  • Cover image of book Luka and the Fire of Life by Salman Rushdie
    Luka and the Fire of Life - by Salman Rushdie

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099421894 | ISBN 10: 0099421895

    On a beautiful starry night in the city of Kahani in the land of Alifbay a terrible thing happened: twelve-year-old Lukas storyteller father, Rashid, fell suddenly and inexplicably into a sleep so deep that nothing and no one could rouse him. To sav ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett
    The Wee Free Men - by Terry Pratchett

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780552562904 | ISBN 10: 0552562904

    Nine-year-old Tiffany Aching thinks her Granny Aching - a wise shepherd - might have been a witch, but now Granny Aching is dead and it's up to Tiffany to work it all out when strange things begin happening: a fairy-tale monster in the stream, a head ... more

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  • Cover image of book Meg Goes to Bed by Helen Nicoll, illustrated by Jan Pienkowski
    Meg Goes to Bed - by Helen Nicoll, illustrated by Jan Pienkowski

    £5.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141331232 | ISBN 10: 0141331232

    Meg and Mog are back in a bewitching bedtime adventure!   Mog and Owl are hungry, so Meg makes a spell. It goes wrong and they all go to bed without any supper, but Mog and Owl are still hungry...  The bestselling Meg and Mog stories ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wintersmith by Terry Pratchett
    Wintersmith - by Terry Pratchett

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780552562898 | ISBN 10: 0552562890

    Crivens! Tiffany Aching put one foot wrong, made just one little mistake... And now the spirit of winter is in love with her. He gives her roses and icebergs and showers her with snowflakes, which is tough when youre thirteen, but also ... more

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