Witch for a Week - a brilliant book trailer

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Witch for a Week

Here is a trailer for a new magical adventure from Kaye Umansky, the bestselling author of the much loved children’s classic Pongwiffy. The book is all about Elsie Pickles and is brought to life with charming illustrations from Ashley King.

To celebrate the start of this spellbinding new series, Simon & Schuster have an exciting competition this autumn.

To celebrate the start of this spellbinding new series, Simon & Schuster have an exciting competition this autumn.

Download the competition page, create and name your own potion and then send us copies of your design.

The winner of the most creative cauldron will win a copy of the book, and a magical array of Witch for a Week inspired goodies.

Terms and conditions

• The closing date for the competition is Friday 10 November 2017.
• The competition is open to UK residents only, and entrants must be aged 12 years or under.
• The judges’ decision is final.

Find out more about Witch for a Week

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 instruction called Everything You Need to Know, what could possibly go wrong?

With an assortment of weird and wonderful neighbours banging at the door and a box of volatile magical ingredients that must be used immediately, Elsie finds out that looking after Magenta’s home might not be as easy as she first thought… does she have what it takes to be a witch for a week or will it all end in a magical disaster?



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