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Starfell

The first book in a spellbinding children’s fantasy series, with beautiful black-and-white inside illustrations by Sarah Warburton.

Willow Moss, the youngest and least powerful sister in a family of witches, has a magical ability for finding lost things – like keys, or socks, or spectacles. Useful, but not exactly exciting …

Then the most powerful witch in the world of Starfell turns up at Willow’s door and asks for her help. A whole day – last Tuesday to be precise – has gone missing. Completely. And without it the whole universe could unravel.

Now Willow holds the fate of Starfell in her rather unremarkable hands… Can she save the day – by finding the lost one?

Step into Starfell, a world crackling with warmth, wit and magic, perfect for readers aged 8-12.

Our Review Panel says...

Willow Moss is a witch but, according to her, not a very remarkable one. While her sisters inherited magical powers from their ‘seer’ mother Raine, like the ability to blow things up or the power to move items with their mind, Willow can find lost things (helpful if you need to find your neighbour’s lost false teeth!). Willow’s ability is sneered upon by her more ‘powerful’ sisters. The only family member who can really see Willow’s potential and who tries to boost her confidence is Granny Floss. This eccentric woman, who has herself fallen from grace in the magical world, tries to impress upon Willow how special she really is.

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