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Arriman the Awful, Wizard of the North, is tired of being the most evil wizard in the world so he decides he must get married and have a son to take over. His wife must be a witch with awesome powers but the organised contest has awful consequences.
©1979 Eva Ibbotson (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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Terrific fun

A must to read aloud to children. I loved this book, I’d forgotten all about it. Prunella Scales is excellent.

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A story for children

I have fond memories of listening to this book as a child. Prunella Scales has a wonderfully expressive voice which gave the characters life. I was feeling nostalgic one day and got it into my head to listen to this again. It was just like I remembered, Belladonna the White witch, Aramond the Wizard, Terrance and rover and the black witches warts and all!

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  • Amy
  • 07-04-2013

One of my favourites

Eva Ibbotson creates characters who are engaging and believable despite being witches, wizards and ghouls! One of my favourite stories, love listening to it whilst doing other boring things like tidying up!

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  • EC W
  • 08-11-2012

The right side of spooky

I downloaded this book for Halloween listening for my 6 and 4 yr old boys - crossing my fingers that it wouldn't be too "girly" (as it's essentially about the search for love) or too scarey.



In fact this book is fantastic. Yes it does have lots of atmospheric descriptions of devilish mazes, hedges dripping blood and unpleasant familiars, but it's done in such a matter-of-fact way to seem normal for those characters. No nightmares from either of my boys. Even when some of the spells go wrong, they were gripped rather than scared.

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  • MRS F
  • 01-11-2016

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I liked the voices lots and lots. I also liked the names. And a good story .
By River aged 7.

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  • Fran mullins
  • 17-06-2015

Fantastic

This audio book was absolutely fantastic! The narrating was hilarious-the whole thing was really funny,well written and imaginative! Loved it and would recommend it to everyone. 5star book!

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  • 02-08-2021

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  • Franliz
  • 19-01-2021

Brilliant

I really like this book it was good I love that it was filled with witches and sorcerers I thought it was absolutely brilliant I think you’ll really like it I think it’s more for girls then boys book

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  • Anonymous User
  • 26-04-2019

my review

the narrator read the book with great expression and the book was great too. it was very entertaining.

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