A fifth magical adventure about everyone’s favourite witch-in-training.
Witches and magic, spells and potions... there’s so much to learn when you are a witch-in-training!
The fifth adventure for ten-year-old Jessica, who is training to be a witch with the legendary Miss Strega. Jess discovers that flying wasn’t always as simple as jumping on a broom and that, long ago, witches had to fight for the right to fly. To find out more, Jessica learns how to Spell Backwards, that is, to go back in time...
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Maeve Friel was born in Northern Ireland and went to university in Dublin. After many years working and travelling in Spain, Italy and England, she now lives in a small village near Alicante (Spain). She has a son and a daughter. Apart from the Witch-in-Training series, she has published four novels for older readers, a book for young readers and a book of non-fiction as well as featuring in many short story anthologies. She has been short-listed three times for the Irish Children's Book of the Year (Bisto), has won a Bisto Merit Award, was twice nominated for the Reading Association of Ireland literary awards and won the Hennessy Literary Award. She has also had stories broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and RTE.Review:
Praise for ‘Broomstick Battles’:
‘The story has great pace, energy and interesting characters. The illustrations are lively, fun and full of enchantment.’ The School LIbrarian
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