The Witch's Children Go to School

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9781408300725: The Witch's Children Go to School

Magic and mayhem abound in this brilliant 'first day at school' themed story - winner of the first ever Roald Dahl Funny Prize! It's Gemma's first day day school and she's scared, so the witch's children turn her into an ogre to give her courage. But school is no place for an ogre, so what do you think the witch's children do next ...? Praise for The Witch's Children: 'This anything-can-happen tae is told with witty text and illustrations' - Guardian 'An exuberant fantasy ...executed with wonderful humour and penmanship.' - The Sunday Times

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Ursula Jones is the author of The Witch's Children, and The Witch's Children and the Queen, winner of the 2003 Nestle Gold Award, the Witch's Children go to School, winner of 2008 inaugural Roald Dahl Funny Prize. Ursula is an actress and author, and lives in France and London. Russell was born in Chichester, Sussex and bought up in Oxfordshire. At school he loved both drawing and sciences and once thought about becoming a zoologist. He has worked in a medical laboratory and as as postman, but his favourite job is being an artist! The thing he loves best is the chance to be creative and use his imagination to make characters come to life. He has illustrated many picture books and been shortlisted for the Nestle Award, the Mother Goose Award and the Blue Peter Book Awards, and won the 2008 inaugural Roald Dahl Funny Prize for the Witch's Children go to School.

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Winner of the2008 Roald Dahl Funny prize (category: six and under) The Bookseller Zany, madcap romp of words and illustrations from unusual perspectives and angles. Lots of fun for young children and adults to share School Librarian Another wondrous book in the Witch's Children series Angels & Urchins Visual excitement at every turn Books For Keeps Exuberant and chaotic The Bookseller Mayhem abounds in this brilliant, magical tale Maternity & Infant An anarchic and colourful riot. Should be read by all kids starting their new school -- Charlie Higson Mail on Sunday A wild tale of magical mayhem featuring a crazy cast of fairytale characters Junior ".. an anarchic and colourful riot" Mail on Sunday

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