book lists

Witch.

Chapter Book:

Pedro Mañas and David Sierra Listón, Anna Kadabra. El Club de la Luna Llena (2020).

Anna está furiosa porque tiene que abandonar su vieja casa, su escuela y su ciudad. Se muda con sus padres a Moonville, un anticuado pueblo en medio del bosque. Para colmo, el lugar está lleno de leyendas y secretos. ¿Quién es, por ejemplo, ese gato misterioso que la sigue a todas partes? ¿Podría ser el gato de una bruja? Un momento… ¡¿y si la bruja fuera ella?!”

Middle-Grade:

Eiko Kadono, Kiki’s Delivery Service (1985).

Nostalgic fans of the Miyazaki film and newcomers alike–soar into the modern classic about a young witch and her clever cat that started it all!

Half-witch Kiki never runsfrom a challenge. So when her thirteenth birthday arrives, she’s eager to follow a witch’s tradition: choose a new town to call home for one year.

Brimming with confidence, Kiki flies to the seaside village of Koriko and expects that her powers will easily bring happiness to the townspeople. But gaining the trust of the locals is trickier than she expected. With her faithful, wise-cracking black cat, Jiji, by her side, Kiki forges new friendships and builds her inner strength, ultimately realizing that magic can be found in even the most ordinary places.

Blending fantasy with the charm of everyday life, this enchanting new translation will inspire both new readers and dedicated fans.”

Perdita and Honor Cargill, Diary of an Accidental Witch (2021).

Monday 20th September

I’M AT WITCH SCHOOL! Now would be a really good time to discover I can do magic…

Bea Black has just moved to Little Spellshire, a town with a magical secret. When her dad accidentally enrols her at the local witch school, she has to get to grips with some interesting new classes, like, NOW! Also on her to do list? Make friends, look after the grumpy class frog AND do everything humanly magically possible to stay on a broom…

But with the Halloween Ball on the horizon, will she be able to master her wand skills in time to WOW? And more importantly can she keep her newfound magical abilities a secret from dad?”

Young Adult:

Ольга Громыко, Профессия: ведьма (2003).

Цикл про Вольху Редную #1.

Каждый здравомыслящий человек твердо знает: вампиров не бывает, вампиры очень любят человеческую кровь, вампиры боятся чеснока, осины и солнечного света. Интересно, а что думают на этот счет… сами вампиры? Ох они бы и порассказали, найдись достаточно беспристрастный и храбрый слушатель! Перед вами — подробный отчет на основе личных наблюдений, составленный неунывающей адепткой Старминской Школы Магов, Пифий и Травниц. Но не удалось ли вампирам ввести в заблуждение и ее?”

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