Charming or What? (Witch-in-Training)

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In the third title in this magical series. Miss Strega decides Jessica has to learn not only how to be charming, but how to DO charming. She takes her on holiday to the Charm Archipeligo and there, on Charm Major, she meets her summer school teacher Pelagia. Jessica finds a lucky pebble that helps her with her charm skills. First she unlocks the charm surrounding the boat that only rows in circles; then she creates a charm to ward off spiders from people that hate them. But, when she decides to have a peek into Pelagia's private box of magic, Jess unleashes the foulest winds in the universe and has to be at her most charming to avoid a severe ticking off from Miss Strega. Further magical adventures for this ten-year-old witch.

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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.

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Jessica receives a most unusual 10th birthday present--she learns that she's a witch. However, she has a lot to learn, including the correct way to ride a broom. Friel takes a classic tale and modernizes it, using terms like "eject" and "fast forward " to apply to flying a broom. Phyllida Nash is delightful as she mixes old and modern terms with clarity and humor. When Jessica and Miss Stregna, her teacher, encounter a phoenix rising, Miss Stregna proclaims him an "odd old bird." Each of the four stories, sparkling with details that humanize witches and goblins, is enlivened by Nash's spirited delivery. Young listeners will enjoy meeting a good witch who also happens to be a young girl. S.G.B. © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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