Solly's life stinks. He lives with Ma and Pa Scubbins in a rundown cottage outside of the village of Boring, and works as a delivery boy for their laundry service. But his luck soon changes when Ma lets slip a little secret: Solly was left on their doorstep as an infant, with a silver spoon in his mouth. Solly sets out to find his spoon with the help of some ragamuffin friends he picks up along the way. But will Solly ever find his spoon and his real parents?
Pongwiffy is a very smelly witch of very dirty habits. But she is a happy witch - until the day the gruesome gang of goblins move in next door and make her life miserable. So she goes to live with her not-so-best friend, Sharkadder, who tries to find her a new slum and a much-needed familiar. All they can come up with is a hamster from Amsterdam called Hugo. What an embarrassment! But Hugo is really an amazing hamster with hidden strengths...
When Witch Pongwiffy finds Granny Malodour's famous recipe for Wishing Water, she's determined to concoct the magic brew and enter it for the Spell of the Year competition. But first she has to get the ingredients, and some of them are very hard to come by - there's no problem with the half pint of skunk stock, but getting a bobble from a goblin's hat could be tricky!
Pongwiffy is very, very bored. It is raining, and she has nothing to do. Pongwiffy is a witch of action who hates being cooped up. Her idea of a good day is to be out and about, swapping gossip and recipes and inviting herself to tea. But the incessant rain has put a stop to all that. Pongwiffy decides the witches need some sort of excitement. And what better than a holiday?
"My Favourite in the Series"
Spellovision has come to Witchway Wood, and everyone's got one. Pongwiffy thinks it's boring and prefers old-fashioned amusement - like learning to play the guitar. Gradually all the witches join her, and the group becomes so popular that Pongwiffy suggests they go on Spellovision, as they're better than the rubbish already on. So the great Spellovision Song Contest is born. Anyone can enter - except the Goblins who only care about driving cars.
Pongwiffy is certain a pantomime is just the thing to liven up Witchy Wood. She even says she will write it! With a little help, the panto is soon written. But then disaster strikes: the pantomime horse is stolen from under the Witches' nose by their arch-rivals the Goblins!
Wilma goes to do her work experience for her Grade Four Certificate in magic with her great-aunt Angria - who was the 13th faerie who put Sleeping Beauty to sleep for a hundred years. The spell is coming to an end in a few days, and Angria is determined to stop the prince from awakening her with a kiss. Wilma is drawn into her wicked plan, which involves going to work in the kitchens of the 12 good fairies and luring Prince Brett away from the castle.
You probably know the story of the Frog Prince. Doesn't it all seem rather unlikely? Why did the Princess play with an expensive golden ball when a tennis ball would do? What does it feel like to be turned into a frog? Here is the true story.
Prince Dandypants is constantly admiring himself in the mirror. When the Masked Avenger causes trouble, though, he is thrown out of his palace and told to find a bride. But nasty things can happen to princes in forests, running into unfriendly giants, killer bees and green things in swamps.
Pongwiffy is certain a pantomime is just the thing to liven up Witchy Wood. She even says she will write it! With a little help, the panto is soon written. But then disaster strikes: The pantomime horse is stolen from under the Witches' nose by their arch-rivals, the Goblins!
Following his star turn in I Am a Tree Tim is back for more comic fun. This time he's spending half term cleaning cars, and screaming toddlers have taken over his home. He's not happy. Luckily his friend Flora is on hand to help out and have a joke with. Things start to look up. Until, that is, they encounter a very angry customer and a very wet Rottweiler. But in this comedy, who will have the last laugh?
Tim is spending half term cleaning cars, and screaming toddlers have taken over his home. Luckily his friend Flora is there to help out and have a joke with. Things start to look up, until they encounter a very angry customer and a very wet Rottweiler.
In this comic story, set in mock-Victorian times, Solomon Snow finds, to his amazement, that he is a foundling. A silver spoon was left with him as a baby, but his "Pa" pawned it. Solomon leaves home in high dudgeon to seek his spoon and his real parents.
In Tin Can Hero, Otto Matic is always getting into trouble at Robot School. When he loses his oil can for the 14th time, the Head Robot has had enough and insists that he leave.