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The Wizards of Once: Twice Magic

The Wizards of Once: Twice Magic

About the Book

Author: Cressida Cowell

Age Range: 7-11 Years

Publisher: Hodder Children’s Books

Price: £12.99

Review

The hotly-anticipated second book in Teach Primary guest editor’s new The Wizards of Once series, Twice Magic continues the high-octane adventures of boy wizard, Xar, and girl warrior, Wish, who have been taught since birth to despise each other.

The first book in the series won the coveted Blue Peter Award for Best Story, as chosen by schools across the UK, and the sequel continues in the same exhilarating vein.

Set in an ancient, magical world, danger lurks behind every tree and it’s up to our young heroes to cast aside their differences and work together to save the day.

Each page is crammed with Cowell’s trademark, scratchy illustrations and hand-drawn fonts which leap off the page and help to whizz readers along on the rollicking adventure.

The themes of working with others who are different from ourselves and overcoming feuds are perfect classroom topics and the whole package is a delight.

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