The Curse of the Chocolate Phoenix

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The exciting companion to THE WHIZZ POP CHOCOLATE SHOP. A secret government department, once again, needs the magical help of Oz and Lily in a desperate new mission. Along with everyone's favourite cantankerous cat, Demerara, her ratty companion Spike, and the help of some powerfully magical chocolate, the children must travel back in time to the height of the Blitz. Can they defeat some very dangerous supernatural creatures and save London's famous cathedral from destruction by fire?

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Praise for Kate Saunders
Beswitched
A Junior Library Guild Selection
Hand this to fans of family-related timeslip fantasies, aficionados of historical fiction fans, and those who like a bit of boarding-school drama. "The Bulletin of the Center for Children s Books"
[set star] Along with the entertaining magical elements, the universal themes of self-discovery and looking beyond appearances combine into a wholly engaging and enjoyable read. "Booklist, "Starred
A ripping English boarding-school story with a perceptive heroine and time- travel twist guaranteed to appeal to modern schoolgirls. "Kirkus Reviews"
Saunders offers a coming-of-age tale against the rich backdrop of full period detail . . . [It] will charm readers. "Publishers Weekly"
Magicalamity
This book should fly off the shelves, with or without a magic carpet. "School Library Journal"
A quick, magical romp. "The Bulletin of the Center for Children s Books"
The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop
Reminiscent of Roald Dahl s"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." "Booklist"
This story has adventure, excitement, humor and magic, and will appeal to boys and girls alike. "School Library Journal"
A whizz-pop chocolate romp. "Kirkus Reviews"
A quick pace and intricate plot twists keep excitement high . . . [in] this enjoyable and moving romp through a magical London underworld. "Publishers Weekly""

Praise for Kate Saunders

Praise for The Curse of the Chocolate Phoenix


"Saunders weaves the supernatural with the ordinary with ease. Readers who enjoyed The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop will not be disappointed."--Booklist

"Clearly, Saunders has honed her deft and breezy comic style while affectionately channeling mild echoes of Harry Potter and The Hobbit."--Kirkus Reviews

"Saunders's imagination is out in full force. Hand this to readers who love adventure, fantasy, and Mission Impossible-type adventure."--SLJ

The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop

"This story has adventure, excitement, humor and magic, and will appeal to boys and girls alike."--SLJ

"Reminiscent of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."--Booklist

"A quick pace and intricate plot twists keep excitement high . . . [in] this enjoyable and moving romp through a magical London underworld."--Publishers Weekly

Five Children on the Western Front

Winner of the Costas Award for Children's Fiction

"An irresistible read."--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

"Saunders strikes a surprisingly successful balance between the mischievous magic of the sand fairy and the harsh realities of wartime England." --The Bulletin

"A dramatic, heartrending look at World War I's far-reaching consequences for families and individuals."--SLJ

Magicalamity

"[Children] will love this action-packed adventure, brimming with sly humor and clever asides....This book should fly off the shelves, with or without a magic carpet."--SLJ, Starred Review

"A quick, magical romp."--The Bulletin

"Saunders weaves a tight tale with a satisfying conclusion." --Booklist

Beswitched

A Junior Library Guild Selection

"This absorbing novel...features a dimensional, delightful protagonist, whose personality and growth ring true....Along with the entertaining magical elements, the universal themes of self-discovery, and looking beyond appearances combine into a wholly engaging and enjoyable read."--Booklist, Starred Review

"Saunders offers a coming-of-age tale against the rich backdrop of full period detail . . . [It] will charm readers."--Publishers Weekly

"A ripping English boarding-school story with a perceptive heroine and time-travel twist guaranteed to appeal to modern schoolgirls."--Kirkus Reviews

About the Author:

KATE SAUNDERS has written lots of books for adults and children. These include Beswitched, Magicalamity, The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop and Five Children on the Western Front. She lives in London.

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