Witch in Training

By Michelle Robinson

Illustrated by Briony May Smith

Think that being a witch is just about pointy hats, relaxing broomstick rides, and gathering around the steamy cauldron singing spooky songs? Well, think again.

Betty is brewing her first ever potion! And potions need ingredients – ingredients that can only be found in the WILD. So Betty, with her mum by her side, soars off into the magical, moonlight night to bravely gather her wicked and wonderful supplies: vampire fangs, fairy dust, werewolf whiskers, and more. The only problem is, she might have to come face-to-face with a few monsters – a few treacherous monsters! – along the way... With rollicking read-aloud rhymes from Michelle Robinson, and spellbinding art from Briony May Smith, this is a funny, edge-of-your-broomstick adventure for aspiring witches and wizards everywhere.

Categories: Picture Books

For readers aged: 3+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781406377804
  • Published: 16 Sep 2021
  • Price: £12.99
  • Size: 280 x 215 mm
  • Pages: 32

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Customer reviews


'Featured in The Bookseller's October previews.' The Bookseller

'Storm really enjoyed this book and we have read it every day since it arrived. The pictures are bright and fun which she says helped her to know that it would be a fun story. She also enjoyed the rhyming aspect and enjoyed guessing what the end-words might be.' Books Up North

'[…] riotous Halloween picture book […] a crisp, catchy rhyme sequence and wickedly detailed illustrations make this a spellbinding joy.' The Daily Mail

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