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The Worst Witch

The Worst Witch, Book 1
Narrated by: Gemma Arterton
Series: The Worst Witch, Book 1
Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (217 ratings)

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Summary

Hold on to your broom for magical mayhem!

Lovable but disaster-prone Mildred Hubble is a trainee at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches, but she's making an awful mess of it. She keeps getting her spells wrong and crashing her broomstick. Yet she manages to get by until she turns Ethel, the teacher's pet, into her deadly enemy and chaos ensues....

©2014 Jill Murphy (P)2014 Penguin Books Ltd.

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My daughter and I loved it

I recommend this book to any young lady or budding young witch of around 6/7 8/9 years old.
We enjoyed it and liked the story - poor Mildred gets into trouble but there is a happy ending 😍😀

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Loving it!

This story is a CLASSIC! I absolutely loved the book and the audio version was AMAZING!! The reading was excellent too, I felt like I was really there (:

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Wow

Amazing book takes me back to been a kid thank you so much form hayley

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I love it

I liked it when the girl did something wrong and it was funny 😂😂😂so funny

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Takes Me Back To My Youth

Great story, beautifully narrated and the kids love listening to it! 5 stars all round.

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One of my childhood favourites.

Fantastic book, excellent listening , read beautifully by a lovely female .really enjoyed this book . Would like to listen to the whole series, as I'm partially sighted. this helps me sleep. And I'm a big kid . Highly recommend if you were a lover of the1990 tv series , then this book is for you. Can't beat the originals . I listen to this over and over . light hearted, very enjoyable for all ages .

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Brilliant Book

Both of my children love this book, I have a Girl and a boy and they both equally love it. The narrator is very good and it is thier go to book.

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FAB

At first I didn't feel one listening now I want to listen to it 10 more times! 5 stars

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Nice voice for nostalgic stories

These are stories I grew up with watching on TV and now listening to them brings it all back. Gemma Arterton doesn't quite manage to alter her voice for the different characters but her elocution and clean voice makes this a joy to listen to. My son really seems to like her voice and the stories are wonderful

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Classic

I am 13 now but I remember reading these books and loving them all so much. I now listen to this every night to get me to sleep. In fact I have listened to it so many times I know it word for word. Overall brilliant. Xx