Begone the Raggedy Witches

The Wild Magic Trilogy, Book 1
Narrated by: Kate Rudd
Series: The Wild Magic Trilogy, Book 1
Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
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Publisher's Summary

When witches kidnap her dad, Mup is swept up in a wild tide of magic that carries her to another world. Can she reunite her family and find her way back?

On the night that Aunty dies, the raggedy witches come for Mup’s family. Pale, cold, and relentless, the witches will do anything for the tyrannical queen who has outlawed most magic and enforces her laws with terror and cruelty - and who happens to be Mup’s grandmother. When witches carry off her dad, Mup and her mam leave the mundane world to rescue him. But everything is odd in the strange, glittering Witches Borough, even Mam. Even Mup herself. In a world of rhyming crows, talking cats, and golden forests, it’s all Mup can do to keep her wits about her. And even if she can save her dad, Mup’s not sure if anything will ever be the same again. First in a new trilogy by Irish author Celine Kiernan, this tale of family and forbidden magic charts a fresh path through the landscape of beloved fantasy tradition - and promises to bewitch any listener in search of stories to love.

©2018 Celine Kiernan, original book published by Candlewick Press (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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A hidden gem!

Enjoyed this tale about a young girl going with her mother to save her Dad in the mystical land her mother is from, but never knew. Beautiful language and a spooky beginning. Really enjoyed the scraping noises on the roof and then the doorbell rings! Chilling. Loved the little brother who decides to turn himself into a dog too.