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 tale is told with witty text and illustrations' - Guardian 'An exuberant fantasy . . . executed with wonderful humour and penmanship.' - The Sunday Times
This is Book 2 in the The Witch's Children Series. See all The Witch's Children books here.
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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 Smarties Prize; both titles are illustrated by Russell Ayto. Ursula trained as an actress, and lives in France and London. Sarah Gibb is the original illustrator of the Tiara Club, and also the illustrator of numerous well-known works of fiction, in...More about Ursula Jones
Russell Ayto was born in Chichester, Sussex and brought up in Oxfordshire. 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 F...More about Russell Ayto