Publisher's Synopsis

The Worst Witch - the original magical boarding school series!

Celebrate The Worst Witch, the original magical boarding school series, with this spellbinding 50th anniversary edition.

School spells trouble for Mildred Hubble!

Disaster-prone Mildred is a trainee at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches, but she's making an awful mess of it. She keeps getting her spells wrong and crashing her broomstick.

'Riding a broomstick is no easy matter!'


She manages to scrape by until she turns Ethel, the teacher's pet, into her worst enemy, and her cauldron begins to bubble with chaos. . .

Also in The Worst Witch series:

The Worst Witch Strikes Again
A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch
The Worst Witch All at Sea
The Worst Witch Saves the Day
The Worst Witch to the Rescue
The Worst Witch and the Wishing Star
First Prize for the Worst Witch

Book information

ISBN: 9780241607893
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Imprint: Puffin
Pub date:
Edition: Reprint
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 99
Weight: 114g
Height: 129mm
Width: 197mm
Spine width: 15mm