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Winnie the Witch

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    Meet Winnie, the absent-minded witch and her long-suffering cat, Wilbur: Winnie and Wilbur live in a house full of magic, where crazy adventures are just around the corner. Accident-prone Winnie drags the bemused but loyal Wilbur on madcap escapades involving flying carpets, gigantic pumpkins, trips to outer space and of course plenty of broomstick rides. Dressed in her trademark stripy stockings, Winnie casts spells that create fun and chaos wherever she goes in these hilarious stories.
     
    Children’s books about witches have always been popular and Winnie has to be the silliest witch there is. Kids love the funny scrapes that Winnie gets herself into with Wilbur in tow as well as the exuberant illustrations that bring the stories to life. 
     
    Created by author Valerie Thomas and illustrator Korky Paul in 1987, the Winnie and Wilbur books won the Children’s Book Award in 1988. Following on from the success of the picture books, a series of young fiction books about Winnie and Wilbur’s adventures was added, written by Laura Owen, to help young Winnie fans with their reading journey. After selling over 7 million copies worldwide, the Winnie the Witch books were relaunched as Winnie and Wilbur in 2016, before coming to the TV with a popular animated series on Channel 5’s Milkshake.  You can find more Winnie the Witch fun on YouTube, including sing a long songs.

    If you love witch books, silly humour or spellbinding illustrations, this series is for you. Pre-schoolers and young readers will love the picture books, packed full of fun details such as the frog Winnie always keeps in her pocket. For children 5 and over, the young fiction and early readers are perfect for independent reading and you can read them in any order. 

    Fans will also love the Winnie the Witch collections which pack even more wacky adventures into one volume. You can also discover lots of great Winnie the Witch resources for the home and classroom on the website including drawing, activities, dressing up and lesson plans for teachers. The Winnie and Wilbur fun never stops!

    All the Winnie the Witch picture books in order:
    Winnie The Witch (1987)
    Winnie and Wilbur in Winter (1996)
    The Broomstick Ride (1999)
    The Magic Wand (2002)
    The New Computer (2003)
    Winnie and Wilbur at the Seaside (2005)
    The Midnight Dragon (2006)
    Happy Birthday, Winnie (2007)
    The Flying Carpet (2008)
    The Amazing Pumpkin (2009)
    Winnie and Wilbur in Space (2010)
    Winnie and Wilbur Under the Sea (2011)
    The Dinosaur Day (2012)
    The Pirate Adventure (2013)
    The Big Bad Robot (2014)
    The Haunted House (2015)
    The Santa Surprise (2016)
    The Naughty Knight (2017)

    All the Winnie and Wilbur young fiction books in order:
    Winnie the Twit (2008)
    Whizz-Bang Winnie (2008)
    Mini-Winnie (2008)
    Winnie Says Cheese (2009)
    Winnie’s Big Catch (2009)
    Giddy-up Winnie (2009)
    Winnie on Patrol (2010)
    Winnie Goes Batty (2010)
    Winnie’s Jokes (2010)
    Winnie Shapes Up (2011)
    Winnie Takes the Plunge (2011)
    Winnie goes Wild (2012)
    Nitty Winnie (2012)
    Winnie Goes for Gold (2012)
    Winnie Spells Trouble (2014)
    Winnie Adds Magic (2014)
    Winnie the Bold (2015)
     
    All the Winnie the Witch collections in order:
    Winnie’s Magic Moments (2009)
    Winnie’s Crazy Capers(2010)
    Totally Winnie (2012) 
    Absolutely Winnie (2013)  
    Magically Winnie(2013) 
    Wonderfully Winnie (2014)
    The Spooky Collection (2017) 
    The Misadventures of Winnie and Wilbur (2018) 
    The Explorer Collection (2018) 

    Book 1
    Book 1

    Winnie and Wilbur: Winnie the Witch

    Winnie shares her big black house with Wilbur her big black cat. So sometimes she accidentally trips over him. Ouch! Aft... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    Winnie and Wilbur in Winter and audio CD

    Brrrr! Winnie and Wilbur are shivering on a cold winter's day. They would rather be relaxing in the sunshine. But when W... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Winnie and Wilbur: The Broomstick Ride

    Winnie and Wilbur love travelling by broomstick but recently the skies have become a rather dangerous place to be. Could... More

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    Winnie and Wilbur: The Magic Wand with audio CD

    Winnie and Wilbur are getting ready for the magic show but Winnie's wand has gone through the washing machine and now it... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    Winnie and Wilbur: The New Computer with audio CD

    Winnie and Wilbur are super excited when their new computer arrives. Winnie decides she won't need her book of spells or... More

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    Book 6
    Book 6

    Winnie and Wilbur at the Seaside with audio CD

    Zoom! Winnie and Wilbur are off to the seaside. Winnie is having a whale of a time but Wilbur hates getting wet. He'd mu... More

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    Book 7
    Book 7

    Winnie and Wilbur: The Midnight Dragon with audio CD

    It's midnight when a baby dragon squeezes through Wilbur's cat flap. He's playful and cute but with smoke coming out of ... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    Winnie and Wilbur: Happy Birthday, Winnie with audio CD

    Abracadabra! Everything is ready for a fabulous birthday. But when the party's in full swing, Winnie toots her new trump... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    Winnie and Wilbur: The Flying Carpet

    Winnie and Wilbur have had a few accidents on their wayward flying carpet. But then disaster strikes when Wilbur is whis... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    Winnie and Wilbur: The Amazing Pumpkin with audio CD

    When Winnie and Wilbur decide to grow some vegetables, they end up with a gigantic pumpkin that's big enough to feed the... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    Winnie and Wilbur in Space with audio CD

    Three, two, one . . . whoosh! Winnie and Wilbur zoom into space! Dodging satellites and flying saucers, they find the pe... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    Winnie and Wilbur Under the Sea

    Winnie and Wilbur are on holiday! With a flick of her magic wand Winnie turns them both into sea creatures so that they ... More

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    Book 13
    Book 13

    Winnie and Wilbur: The Dinosaur Day with audio CD

    Winnie and Wilbur are at the museum to look at dinosaur bones. But Winnie would love to see a real dinosaur so she waves... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    Winnie and Wilbur: The Pirate Adventure with audio CD

    Winnie and Wilbur are off to a fancy-dress party. Winnie is going as a pirate and Wilbur is her parrot. Squawk! At the p... More

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    Book 15
    Book 15

    Winnie and Wilbur: The Big Bad Robot with audio CD

    Winnie and Wilbur have made a junk robot but Winnie wishes it was real . . . so she pulls out her magic wand. But the re... More

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    Book 16
    Book 16

    Winnie and Wilbur: The Haunted House with audio CD

    There are some unexplained happenings in Winnie and Wilbur's house. A smashed vase, collapsing curtains, and a shattered... More

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    Book 17
    Book 17

    Winnie and Wilbur: The Santa Surprise

    As they get ready for Christmas Winnie and Wilbur go an epic quest to make sure Santa gets a present, too. A brand new ... More

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    Book 18
    Book 18

    Winnie and Wilbur: The Naughty Knight

    When Winnie and Wilbur fly over a castle, they swoop down to take a closer look. When the castle turns out to be nothing... More

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    Book 20
    Book 20

    Winnie and Wilbur: Winnie the Twit

    For Winnie and Wilbur life is an accident waiting to happen! In 'Winnie's Perfect Pet' you'll find Winnie creating somet... More

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    Book 21
    Book 21

    Winnie and Wilbur: Whizz Bang Winnie

    Life is never dull for Winnie and Wilbur! In 'Hot Cross Winnie' a shopping trip turns into a desperate hunt for a miss... More

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    Book 22
    Book 22

    Winnie and Wilbur: Mini Winnie

    Winnie and Wilbur are ready for anything life throws at them! In 'Winnie's Awful Auntie' Winnie and Wilbur have an unexp... More

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    Book 23
    Book 23

    Winnie Says Cheese

    If you think you know Winnie the Witch, think again! In 'Winnie and the Toof Fairy' you'll find out what Winnie does whe... More

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    Book 24
    Book 24

    Winnie and Wilbur: Winnie's Big Catch

    Winnie and Wilbur are thinking big! In 'Winnie's Knickers' they decide to market big padded pants perfect for broomstick... More

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    Book 25
    Book 25

    Winnie and Wilbur: Giddy-up Winnie

    Winnie and Wilbur have many talents! In 'Winnie's Wheels' they transform an old banger to go on holiday; in 'Blooming Wi... More

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    Book 26
    Book 26

    Winnie and Wilbur: Winnie on Patrol

    In 'Winnie's Fun Run' Winnie and Wilbur join a charity race but Winnie's trainers seem to have a mind of their own; in '... More

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    Book 27
    Book 27

    Winnie and Wilbur: Winnie Goes Batty

    Everyone knows Winnie can be a little batty. In 'Big Top Winnie' Winnie and Wilbur enjoy some clowning around; in 'Winni... More

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    Book 28
    Book 28

    Winnie and Wilbur: Winnie's Jokes

    How does an intruder get into Winnie's house? Intruder windows. What does an Australian witch ride on? A broomerang. Wit... More

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    Book 29
    Book 29

    Winnie and Wilbur: Winnie Takes the Plunge

    Winnie and Wilbur are not afraid of taking the plunge. In 'Winnie's Mouse Organ' Winnie discovers that the little rodent... More

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    Book 30
    Book 30

    Winnie and Wilbur: Winnie Goes Wild

    Winnie and Wilbur may not be experts at everything but they'll always have a go! Here they try a bit of detective work, ... More

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    Book 31
    Book 31

    Winnie and Wilbur: Nitty Winnie

    Winnie and Wilbur do things differently! In 'Winnie's Wet Weekend' they discover the perils of living in a sandcastle; i... More

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    Book 32
    Book 32

    Winnie and Wilbur: Winnie Goes for Gold

    Whether they are entertaining their oddball relatives, trying to do their bit to save the planet, babysitting with a tou... More

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    Book 33
    Book 33

    Winnie and Wilbur: Winnie Spells Trouble

    Winnie and Wilbur are trouble magnets! In 'Winnie's After School Club' Winnie and Wilbur have to keep the peace in the p... More

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    Book 34
    Book 34

    Winnie and Wilbur: Winnie Adds Magic

    Winnie and Wilbur add their own brand of muddled-up magic to every situation. Join them as they take to the stage in the... More

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    Book 35
    Book 35

    Winnie and Wilbur: Winnie the Bold

    Winnie and Wilbur are full of surprises. Winnie surprises Wilbur by getting a new 'kitten', they give a greedy goat a su... More

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    Winnie's Magic Moments

    Life is never dull for Winnie the Witch! There's the time she is getting ready to perform at the witches' magic show but... More

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    Winnie's Crazy Capers

    Welcome to the wonderful world of Winnie the Witch and her long-suffering cat, Wilbur. There's the time that a small los... More

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    Totally Winnie! 3-in-1

    Winnie the Witch is an accident waiting to happen! Here's just a taster of the twelve stories in this book: in 'Winnie's... More

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    Absolutely Winnie! 3-in1

    Winnie the Witch is ready for anything! Here's just a taster of the twelve stories in this book: in 'Mini Winnie' you'll... More

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    Magically Winnie! 3-in-1

    Winnie the Witch adds her magic to everything! Here's just a taster of the twelve stories in this book: in 'Winnie Minds... More

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    Winnie and Wilbur: The Spooky Collection

    Winnie and Wilbur have found the perfect ingredients for six of their spookiest stories: robots, ghosts, dragons, pumpki... More

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    The Misadventures of Winnie and Wilbur

    Winnie is full of mad-cap schemes and plans to put her magic to good use. Wilbur is her long-suffering best friend, and ... More

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    Winnie and Wilbur: The Explorer Collection

    Winnie and Wilbur have found the perfect ingredients for six of their most adventurous and exciting stories: dinosaurs, ... More

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    Book 28
    Book 28

    Winnie and Wilbur: Winnie Shapes Up

    Winnie and Wilbur are ready to shape up. In 'Ssshh! Winnie' they discover that keeping quiet in a sponsored silence is h... More

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    Book 45
    Book 45

    Wonderfully Winnie!

    Winnie the Witch is nothing short of wonderful! Here's just a taster of the twelve stories in this book: in 'Jurassic Wi... More

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