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Publisher Description

A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch is the 3rd title in the Worst Witch series by Jill Murphy, the original story of a magical boarding school, perfect for readers aged 5 -9. Lovable but disaster-prone Mildred Hubble is possibly the worst witch ever to go to Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches . . .

A new term spells disaster for Mildred!

After a disastrous first year, Mildred is determined to lose her embarrassing reputation as the worst witch Miss Cackle's Academy has ever seen - but things rapidly get out of hand when her arch-enemy Ethel turns her into a frog...

Jill Murphy started putting books together (literally with a stapler), when she was six. The Worst Witch was first published in 1974 and this much-loved classic has been enjoyed by readers for more than 30 years. Jill Murphy also written and illustrated several award-winning picture books for younger children.

If you'd like to read more of Mildred's disastrous adventures at Miss Cackle's Academy The Worst Witch, The Worst Witch Strikes Again, The Worst Witch All at Sea, The Worst Witch Saves the Day and The Worst Witch to the Rescue are also available from Puffin and are perfect for children aged 5-9.

30 September
Penguin Random House Children's UK

Customer Reviews

French Belle ,

A bad spell for the worst witch

This book represent the good reading children should be studying.I would also like to say that this is a great example to children . Bad things can always be spotted right near to you.
That's my interview . I hoped you liked it!

Scrappydo11 ,

A bad spell for the worst witch

This is an amazing children's book for children who like adventure, magic and excitement. Good for bedtime stories and a page turner for growing children.

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