Tag: Magic

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The Girl with the Shark’s Teeth

I’ve read and enjoyed some of Cerrie Burnell’s book for younger readers (as have the younger people that I read them with and to) and

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Witch for a Week

Elsie is chosen to look after Magenta’s Witch Tower for a week whilst Magenta goes to see her sister. Elsie doesn’t realise why in the

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The Price Guide to the Occult

I am just so shallow that it was the cover that sold The Price Guide to the Occult to me. But it was worth it,

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A Pinch of Magic

Set on the island of Crowstone, Betty Widdershins finds out that the women of her family have been cursed to die if they ever leave

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The Little Grey Girl

The Little Grey Girl is the second in Celine Kiernan’s Wild Magic Trilogy and, if anything, is scarier than the first. Again I was hooked

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The Last Spell Breather

I picked The Last Spell Breather up in a pack of proofs from OUP Childrens that had been in the staff room for a while.

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The Time of Green Magic

Was really lucky to get a proof copy of The Time of Green Magic from Macmillan as I really loved The Skylarks’ War and was

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Mirror Magic

Magic in mirrors, alternative worlds, doorways through mirrors. All these topics had me so interested in this book when it arrived. I wasn’t disappointed, Mirror