Winnie and Wilbur have found the perfect ingredients for six stories full of magic and mischief - a baby dragon, a birthday cake, a flying carpet, a giant pumpkin, a space rocket, and even a submarine - and they would love to share them with you. It's no wonder Winnie is everyone's favourite character! Not only are there six Winnie picture books, illustrated by Korky Paul, to share, this great-value boxed set also includes two special edition CDs featuring more than 90 minutes of stories and music - perfect for storytime, bedtime and journeys. Winnie has been described as 'pure magic' by The Times and 'dynamic and arresting' by The Guardian.
Winnie The Witch 6 Stories 2 Special Edition CDs Boxset By Valerie Thomas by Valerie Thomas and Korky Paul
Winnie The Witch 6 Stories 2 Special Edition CDs Boxset By Valerie Thomas by Valerie Thomas and Korky Paul
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Winnie The Witch 6 Stories 2 Special Edition CDs Boxset By Valerie Thomas

Titles in This Set

Winnie's Midnight Dragon
Happy Birthday, Winnie
Winnie's Flying Carpet
Winnie's Amazing Pumpkin
Winnie In Space
Winnie Under The Sea

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Winnie's Midnight Dragon

It's just after midnight. Winnie has gone to bed and is snoring peacefully when Wilbur is woken by a strange noise. He goes downstairs to investigate and, to his horror, discovers a baby dragon squeezing through his cat-flap! Wilbur is not impressed by the scaly visitor, especially when it starts chasing him around Winnie's house. But the baby dragon just wants to play and, in his exuberance, manages to topple a grandfather clock and knock over a suit of armour. All the clattering wakes Winnie and she's not happy about a baby dragon in her house, either. After all, there are puffs of smoke coming out of his nose and he might start a fire. So Winnie uses a little magic to turn the smoke into...a cloud of butterlies. This makes Wilbur feel better, he loves chasing butterflies! So now Winnie has a baby dragon and a cat who just want to play whereas she just wants to sleep! Winnie decides she's had enough of babysitting a dragon and goes onto the roof to look for his mother. But how will she catch the attention of a mother dragon flying past? By magicking a full moon over her house! So with mother and baby dragon reunited, Winnie and Wilbur can finally settle down for an overdue good night's sleep.


Happy Birthday, Winnie

It's Winnie's birthday and she's celebrating in style with a garden party. She uses all sorts of magic to invite the guests and transform her garden into the perfect party venue. There are presents to unwrap and games to play but then things start to go wrong when Winnie toots on the magic trumpet that cousin Cuthbert has given her. All her guests disappear! Winnie's party is suddenly in danger of being a rather bothersome occasion but, true to form, Winnie soon has everything back under control and she ends the party with a stunning edible surprise for all her guests to enjoy.

Winnie's Flying Carpet

Winnie's sisters have given her a flying carpet but Winnie is struggling to find something nice to say about it in her thank-you letter as the carpet has been more than a little wayward. Winnie decides to give the carpet one last chance but then disaster strikes. The carpet swoops off with poor Wilbur as its unwilling passenger. Winnie tries to catch it but the carpet is too fast for her and it heads straight for a funfair where it subjects Wilbur to a string of crazy rides. Winnie has to resort to magic to stop the carpet in its tracks and rescue her beloved moggy. Then she takes Wilbur home and, ever the resourceful witch, she has an idea for a wonderful way to enjoy the carpet in the safety of her own garden.

Winnie's Amazing Pumpkin

Winnie and Wilbur love their vegetables. They are regulars at the weekly farmers' market to stock up on their greens, but bringing them back home on a broomstick proves to be rather hazardous. So Winnie decides to grow her own and digs a vegetable patch in her garden. Not having the patience of a true gardener, she uses a little magic to speed up the growing process . . . only to end up with a garden overrun by enormous vegetables. She uses her giant pumpkin to make pumpkin pies, pumpkin scones, creamy pumpkin soup for Wilbur, and dish after dish of roast pumpkin. She invites all her neighbours to help themselves to pumpkin, too. Eventually the yummy orange flesh is all gone but the shell remains. What can Winnie do with it? She waves her wand, shouts 'Abracadabra!', and something amazing happens .�

Winnie In Space

Winnie is fascinated by space and she decides the time is right for a little space exploration. Wilbur is not so sure. Winnie's magical rocket is quite tricky to steer through the universe and poor Wilbur can't even bear to look. He feels a little less anxious when they land on a faraway planet and Winnie unpacks their special space picnic. The inhabitants of the planet are small, with long ears and twitchy noses. They're curious and friendly but these space rabbits have rather strange eating habits - they munch on metal! And, for the space rabbits, Winnie's rocket is particularly tasty. So when it is nibbled clean away, Winnie has to use some quick thinking and some magic to keep the rabbits happy and to rustle up an alternative means of getting home. This glorious galactic picture book takes Winnie and Wilbur on an amazing journey into outer space. But however exciting flying saucers, shooting stars and space rabbits might be, Winnie's a witch who knows there's no place like home!

Winnie Under The Sea

Winnie and Wilbur whizz off for a holiday at the seaside. Winnie can't wait to dive in and explore life under the sea but Wilbur isn't so sure. Water is very wet after all and he feels quite at home dozing on land. But Winnie has an idea. ABRACADABRA! Wilbur has been turned into a cat-fish! Suddenly Wilbur doesn't mind getting wet and he's having so much fun that Winnie decides to turn herself into an octopus so they can swim with the fishes together. But oh no! Winnie drops her wand and it sinks out of sight. They must find the wand or risk being sea creatures forever. After a thorough search of the ocean they find it in a shipwreck at the bottom of the sea and Winnie uses her magic so they can enjoy the ocean safely, as a witch and a cat.�

Join Winnie and Wilbur under the sea for another irresistible adventure.

Bibliographic Information

Winnie The Witch 6 Stories 2 Special Edition CDs Boxset By Valerie Thomas

SKU:
U5-WinnietheWitch-6bks-2CD
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U5
Cat No:
SNW454
Product ID:
DEALMAN-U5-WinnietheWitch-6bks-2CD
EAN:
U5-WinnietheWitch-6bks+2CD
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Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English

About Author

Valerie Thomas was born in Melbourne, Australia, and has lived there for most of her life, apart from six years spent in Europe, where she worked in England, France and Norway. She is a teacher, and has taught in primary, secondary, and special schools in Australia and England as well as lecturing in English Teaching Method in a Teachers' College in Melbourne. For many years she worked as an educational researcher and curriculum consultant in the area of spelling, and has written extensively on the subject. Her other main interest is travel. She has travelled to most corners of the world, and has written about her travels: the first piece of writing she had published was an account of her experience picking grapes for the champagne harvest in France. She is now trying to organise her life so that she never has to experience another Winter. In 1987 her phenomenally successful children’s book Winnie the Witch, illustrated by Korky Paul, was published by Oxford University Press and won the Children’s Book of the Year Award. She used to live with a big black cat exactly like Wilbur.

Snazal Reviews

Valerie Thomas was born in Melbourne, Australia, and has lived there for most of her life, apart from six years spent in Europe, where she worked in England, France and Norway. She is a teacher, and has taught in primary, secondary, and special schools in Australia and England as well as lecturing in English Teaching Method in a Teachers' College in Melbourne. For many years she worked as an educational researcher and curriculum consultant in the area of spelling, and has written extensively on the subject. Her other main interest is travel. She has travelled to most corners of the world, and has written about her travels: the first piece of writing she had published was an account of her experience picking grapes for the champagne harvest in France. She is now trying to organise her life so that she never has to experience another Winter. In 1987 her phenomenally successful children’s book Winnie the Witch, illustrated by Korky Paul, was published by Oxford University Press and won the Children’s Book of the Year Award. She used to live with a big black cat exactly like Wilbur is recommended by Snazal wholesale books.

Customer Reviews

Valerie Thomas was born in Melbourne, Australia, and has lived there for most of her life, apart from six years spent in Europe, where she worked in England, France and Norway. She is a teacher, and has taught in primary, secondary, and special schools in Australia and England as well as lecturing in English Teaching Method in a Teachers' College in Melbourne. For many years she worked as an educational researcher and curriculum consultant in the area of spelling, and has written extensively on the subject. Her other main interest is travel. She has travelled to most corners of the world, and has written about her travels: the first piece of writing she had published was an account of her experience picking grapes for the champagne harvest in France. She is now trying to organise her life so that she never has to experience another Winter. In 1987 her phenomenally successful children’s book Winnie the Witch, illustrated by Korky Paul, was published by Oxford University Press and won the Children’s Book of the Year Award. She used to live with a big black cat exactly like Wilbur are great set of books.

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