Jill Murphy - Jill Murphy's The Worst Witch album download
Jill Murphy (born 5 July 1949) is a British writer and illustrator of children's books, best known for the Worst Witch novels and the "Large Family" picture books. She has been called "one of the most engaging writers and illustrators for children in the land". Born in London, Murphy showed an interest in writing and drawing at the age of six; although not excelling in other school subjects, she had made her own enormous library of hand-written and illustrated books while still at primary school
Although I personally have found Jill Murphy's 1974 The Worst Witch a bit too much like the outline of a novel, with not nearly enough descriptiveness and presented details (as well as an ending that feels rather rushed and even a bit of a deus ex machina that leaves me as an older adult reader a bit annoyed and unsatisfied), I also do in fact and indeed much admire the author for having introduced and having featured as main protagonist Mildred Hubble, a young witch in training at Miss Cackle's Although I personally have found Jill Murphy's 1974 The Worst Witch a bit too much . .But then I found out in the afterword that Jill Murphy was only 18 when she wrote it, and I think this is fantastic for one so young. It's certainly better than anything I could do when I was 18.
The Worst Witch written and illustrated by Jill Murphy is reissued with an exciting TV tie-in cover to accompany the new CBBC series in Spring 2017. Millions of young readers have fallen under the spell of Jill Murphy's Worst Witch' - Sunday Express.
The Worst Witch written and illustrated by Jill Murphy is reissued with exciting new branding and format .
Jill Murphy (Author). Book 3 of 7 in the Worst Witch Series. Millions of young readers have fallen under the spell of Jill Murphy's Worst Witch (Sunday Express). Jill Murphy was born in London in 1949. From a very early age she was drawing and writing stories, and was already putting books together (literally, with a stapler) by the time she was six. She went on to study at Chelsea, Croydon and Camberwell Schools of Art. Jill worked in a children's home for four years and as a nanny for a year, before becoming a freelance writer and illustrator. The Worst Witch stories are some of Puffin's most successful titles.
A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch is the third of Jill Murphy's much-loved The Worst Witch series, starring the lovable but disaster-prone Mildred Hubble - possibly the worst witch ever to go to Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches.
Worst Witch Strikes Again - Reprint (The Worst Witch) by Jill Murphy (Paperback). What others are saying. THE WORST WITCH TO THE RESCUE by Jill Murphy. Book 6 in this superb series that began way back in 1974 in the UK, it's a wonderful cross between ANNE OF GREEN GABLES (or A LITTLE PRINCESS) and HARRY POTTER. Mildred is an accident-prone student at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches.
5. (12) 7 years + Books. As your children were left spellbound by CBBC's latest adaptation of The Worst Witch, we're sure they'll love reading Jill Murphy's series that originally introduced Mildred Hubble and Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches. Mildred is excited to be studying and training at the school but she's not leaving the best impression.
|2||Mildred And Maud Talk||3:19|
|4||Mildred Teaches Her Kitten To Fly||3:52|
|6||Where Is Ethel?||3:33|
|8||Mildred Gets It Wrong Again.||4:48|
|12||The Chief Wizard||2:56|
|15||Mildred Saves The Day||2:46|
|17||Well, Well Agatha||3:37|
- Copyright (c) – Jill Murphy – none
- Illustration – Jill Murphy
- Read By – Miriam Margolyes
- Written-By – Jill Murphy
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- Matrix / Runout: 5-Oct Witch