Everyone is already the spell of this funny series from Kaye Umansky...
'Umansky is one of our most delightful comic writers. Read aloud and chortle together...' The Sunday Times
'A Bewitching tale, charmingly told and is certain to delight any witch in the making' M.G, Leonard, award-winning author of Beetle Boy
'A gorgeous story that bubbles with charm, wit and magic' Abi Elphinstone, author of Sky Song
'Bursting with memorable characters, a huge sense of fun and a big dollop of honey, flowers and strawberry-scented magic!' Joe Berger, author of Lyttle Lies and Hubble Bubble
'A sulky raven, a grubby dog and a common-sense heroine with a strong sense of customer service. This is a funny, magical treat!' Holly Webb, author of Lost in the Snow
It's summertime in Smallbridge , but, as always, nothing exciting is happening. Smallbridge doesn't do excitement. They do gossip, though. And now Elsie Pickles is the subject of the gossip as rumours spring up about her new magic skills ...
Things aren't helped when Magenta Sharp , bored of running her mail-order service, Spells on Tap, opens up a pop-up magic shop next to Pickles' Emporium. Soon the town is overrun with witches, much to the annoyance of the magic-hating people of Smallbridge! But maybe a little bit of magic is just the thing Smallbridge needs?
Kaye Umanksy Biography
Kaye Umansky began life as a teacher turning to writing after the birth of her daughter. She is now the author of many well-loved books including Pass the Jam, Jim and Pongwiffy, which will celebrate its 20th anniversary in 2018. She is a marvellous performer of her own work and a jazz singer in her own time.
Kaye Umansky was born in Plymouth in Devon, England. She went to Teacher's Training College, after which she taught in London primary schools for twelve years, specializing in music and drama. In her spare time, she sang and played keyboards with a semiprofessional soul band. She now writes full time and has written more than twenty-five books of fantasy, fiMore about Ashley King