From the author of prize-winning picture books You Must Bring a Hat and I Don't Know What to Call My Cat comes a young fiction series full of magic and fun, with illustrations from Dave Pigeon 's Sheena Dempsey.
Fred may look ordinary, but sometimes people who look ordinary turn out to be not very ordinary at all . . . because it just so happens that Fred is a wizard! The only problem is that Fred is totally, absolutely, mind-boggingly terrible at magic. . .
In his third adventure, Fred is invited to stay at the world-famous Magic Camp for Wizards of Astounding Genius, which has to be a mistake, doesn't it? Will being surrounded by incredible magicians make Fred's rubbish spells look even worse, or will he discover he has more tricks up his sleeve than he realises?
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Simon was born in Chichester in 1988 and has lived there ever since, although he occasionally leaves to buy milk. After gaining a 1st class degree in History at Exeter University, he immediately put his skills to good use working as a barman at a local pub. He soon grew tired of the owner calling him Andy, and so, naturally, decided to become a primary schooMore about Simon Philip
Lucy Courtenay (Author)
Lucy Courtenay spent many years working in publishing, before seeing sense and leaving to pursue writing children's fiction full-time. She has contributed to a number of series for young readers including Beast Quest and Animal Ark, whilst more recently writing romance for young adults. When not writing, she enjoys singing, reading