REPUBLISHED PONGWIFFY STORIES (published by Simon and Schuster)
ADVENTURES OF ELSIE .PICKLES – a young would-be witch (published by Simon and Schuster)
Witch for a Week
The first of a new series. When Elsie Pickles offers to house-sit the mysterious home of local witch Magenta Sharp, she has no idea what she’s getting herself into. Left with a talking raven and a scruffy dog for company, a magical tower that has a mind of its own and a book of instructions called Everything You Need To Know, what could possibly go wrong?
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Magenta opens a new pop up magic shop called Sharp Spells – The Shop! down the alleyway next to the Emporium.. Soon, the town is overrun by witches, much to the annoyance of the magic-hating people of Smallbridge. But maybe a little bit of magic is just the thing Smallbridge needs?
Witch in Winter
Magenta Sharphas vanished from her magical tower in Crookfinger forest and no one knows how to find her.But with a mysterious stranger setting his sights on the empty tower and an unexpected snowstorm causing chaos, Elsie and her friends need to track down Magenta, and fast! Can Elsie’s new witchy skills help save the day? Or is Magenta gone for good?
Algy’s Amazing Adventures
(Published by Orion)
Four Early Readers (stepping stones from picture books to reading books). Hidden away in Algy’s garden shed is a missing plank, providing access to other magical worlds.
Belinda and the Bears
(Published by Orion)
Four Early Readers. Belinda has unusual new neighbours!
MORE STORIES FROM BARRINGTON STOKE
Prince Frog Face
Prince Valentine of Romantica is on the hunt for a girlfriend, Let the auditions begin! But something seems to have gone a little wrong. First, Prince Valentine was rude to the old woman. Then his blingtastic suit disappears. Now he seems to be down a well with a trio of singing toads. Pucker up for a big froggy kiss.
This is The Frog Prince as you’ve never read it before.
Bigger and Better
Violet lives in a land of giants. Her lumbering husband, her fusspot niece, and her best friend are all HUGE. But Vi loves kittens, dolls houses, thimbles and all manner of tiny things. Things like Tiddly Jack, who’s just climbed up the beanstalk into Vi’s kitchen and – only gone and stolen her husband’s gold!
This is Jack and the Beanstalk as you’ve never read it before.
The Peculiar Thing with the Pea
(published by Barrington Stoke)
Prince Pete isn’t ready for marriage – he’s only eleven! And this peculiar business with the pea is the daftest thing he’s ever heard. Mother reckons she can find him the perfect royal bride and thinks the pea is the one true test. But when scruffy-looking Patsy comes along, claiming to be a princess, Mother’s careful scheming quickly turns to soup. A laugh-out-loud retelling of The Princess and the Pea like you’ve never heard it before! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+