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Witch Trap

Young Readers

Black cats born at midnight
Are magic, it’s true!
Just waiting to have
An adventure with you . . .

Trixie and Midnight are playing outside when they have a run in with a witch, who seems particularly interested in the cat’s magic powers. The very next morning, Trixie wakes to find that Midnight has been catnapped!

Trixie, Nan and Dad set off to the rescue. Meanwhile, Midnight has a plan of her own. But it’s going to take a more than a sprinkle of magic to escape the witch’s trap . . .

A bewitching new series from the best-selling author of A PINCH OF MAGIC, Michelle Harrison. Told in rhyming verse with colour illustrations from Elissa Elwick throughout. 

OUT NOW – perfect for Halloween!

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Reviews of Witch Trap

A really lovely rhyming series for Halloween and beyond.

Perdita Cargill (author of Diary of an Accidental Witch)

The Midnight Magic series are the most wonderful rhyming chapter books for young readers. These stories are a celebration of language. Ambitious yet accessible vocabulary, fun rhymes and engaging adventures make them perfect for reading aloud

Scope for Imagination

Michelle Harrison’s magical little story is a perfect lesson in how to write for newly independent readers… a bewitching package.

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