Badjelly the Witch
A Fairy Story
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|Format: ||Paperback, 64 pages|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 29 January 2015|
Badjelly the Witch can turn children into sausages or chop them up to make boy-girl soup. She can turn policemen into apple trees or bananas into mice and she is the wickedest witch in all the world. Searching for Lucy, their cow, Tim and Rose become lost in the great black forest. There they meet Binklebonk the Tree Goblin, Mudwiggle the worm, Silly Sausage the grasshopper and Dinglemouse. When they are captured by Badjelly, it is Dinglemouse who saves them by escaping and fetching his friend Jim the Giant Eagle. A charming fairy tale which has delighted children for many years, this edition is copiously illustrated with Spike Milligan's own drawings which have been specially adapted and beautifully hand coloured.
A classic children's book, written and beautifully illustrated by Spike Milligan
About the Author
Spike Milligan, the much-loved entertainer, broadcaster and writer, was widely regarded as the most influential British comedian since the Second World War. On his death in 2002, he was remembered as an 'irreverent and hysterical presence' by Prince Charles. Fellow comedian and writer Stephen Fry described Milligan's writing as 'absolutely immortal'. He was awarded a CBE in 1992 and an honorary knighthood in 2001.
24 x 19.5 x 0.4 centimetres (0.15 kg)|
5-9 years |