The Witchling's Wish

The Witchling's Wish

By Author / Illustrator

Lu Fraser, Sarah Massini


Friends and family

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Bloomsbury Publishing PLC




Paperback / softback




A magical, beautifully illustrated picture book about what it means to be a friend.The Little Witchling lives alone in her mountain top and more than anything else, she wishes for a friend. So, when her spell-book tells her that the secret ingredient is the fur from a little girl's favourite teddy, she knows what she must do.But the teddy belongs to Lily, who can't bear to part with him. Will the Little Witchling give up her dream of a real friend? Or just maybe, is there a way for her and Lily to make the wish come true, together? With a heartwarming rhyming text and breathtaking illustrations from Sarah Massini, this magical friendship story is perfect for little witches everywhere!



This enchanting story of the little witchling illustrates how sometimes life is even more beautiful when it doesn't quite go to plan. The witchling wishes for a friend, through hunting for ingredients for her spell she learns the true meaning of friendship.

The Witchling's Wish is an enchanting rhyming story that is certain to become a bedtime favourite for young and old, lasting in memories for years to come. It could easily be used in an assembly or as part of PSHME to discuss value of friendship. A beautifully written and illustrated story. A complete pleasure to read.

Picture book / Reviewed by Amanda Shipton, teacher

Suggested Reading Age 3+


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