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The Chrestomanci Series - Witch Week (The Chrestomanci Series, Book 3)

By Diana Wynne Jones

The worlds of Chrestmomanci have limitless possibilities. How, then, does a nine-lived enchanter cope with a place where witchcraft is utterly forbidden, yet where magic still seems to break out like measles – all over the place!

The note said:
It was written in ordinary blue ballpoint and had appeared between two of the homework books Mr Crossley was marking.

Anyone could have written it, but the most awful thing was, the note might be true – for this was a school for witch-orphans. The last thing Miss Cadwallader, the Headteacher, would want was a visit from the Divisional Inquisitor.

Mr Crossley wondered what to do about it…

Format: Hardback
Ageband: from 9
Release Date: 02 May 2000
Pages: 272
ISBN: 978-0-00-185731-5
Price: £10.99 (Export Price) , £10.99, €17.34
Diana Wynne Jones (1934–2011) spent her childhood in Essex and began writing fantasy novels for children in the 1970s. With her unique combination of magic, humour and imagination, she enthralled generations of children and adults with her work. She won the Guardian Award in 1977 with Charmed Life, was runner-up for the Children\'s Book Award in 1981 and was twice runner-up for the Carnegie Medal.

”'…Her hallmarks include laugh-aloud humour, plenty of magic and imaginative array of alternate worlds. Yet, at the same time, a great seriousness is present in all of her novels, a sense of urgency that links Jones’s most outrageous plots to her readers” - hopes and fears…'Publishers Weekly