Join Jessica, everyone's favourite witch-in-training, for four sparkling stories in one magical book. On Jessica's tenth birthday, she discovers that she is a witch! With Miss Strega as her teacher, and a broomstick to fly, Jessica is ready to begin her training. In "Flying Lessons", she must learn how to use a broomstick - with calamitous results. In "Spelling Trouble", Jessica performs a Transformation spell on Miss Strega, but can she change her teacher back? In "Charming or What?", Jessica is at summer school with an exciting new teacher, Pelagia, who used to be a pirate! In "Brewing Up", Jessica and Miss Strega fly off to the Witches' Market to get ingredients for their spells...
• Magic and witches are a universally popular theme with girls aged 7+ years
• Publication and theme ties in with key seasonal hallowe’en promotional period
• A must read for fans of The Worst Witch and other spell binding series fiction for younger readers
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Maeve Friel was born in Northern Ireland and went to university in Dublin. After many years working and travelling in Spain, Italy and England, she now lives in a small village near Alicante (Spain). She has a son and a daughter.
Apart from the Witch-in-Training series, she has published four novels for older readers, a book for young readers and a book of non-fiction, as well as featuring in many short story anthologies.
She has been short-listed three times for the Irish Children's Book of the Year (the "Bisto"), has won a Bisto Merit Award, was twice nominated for the Reading Association of Ireland literary awards and won the Hennessy Literary Award. She has also had stories broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and RTE.
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007240724
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