The Worst Witch


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Author: Murphy, Jill
Grades: 3 - 5
A girl goes to witch training school and has funny mishaps. A lot of magic. It is a Netflix series on the computer (but the books are not heavy into technology at all)

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Review Date Title Rating Mini Series Series No. Comments
11/26/2020 Worst Witch and the Wishing Star Generally Acceptable 7
Girl who keeps getting into funny trouble in witch school is now a senior with more responsibilities, but unwittingly still gets into trouble. One word Hallowe'en.
stupid, manic, weirdo
11/26/2020 Worst Witch to the Rescue Generally Acceptable 6
A girl who tries to be good at witch school but gets into funny trouble is excited to hand in her vacation project until a classmate steals it and pretends it is her own.
shut up, weird, freaked out, berserk, stupid, idiot, dumb
11/26/2020 Worst Witch Saves the Day Generally Acceptable 5
A girl who keeps getting into funny trouble in witch school saves the school from the headmistress' sister who is masquerading as a teacher and wants to turn them all into snails and take over the school.
weird, shut up, berserk, stupid, creepy
11/26/2020 A Bad Spell for the worst Witch Questionable 3
A girl in witch school tries hard to be a model pupil but keeps getting into funny trouble. When a mean girl in her class turns her into a frog, she befriends another frog and finds out he is really a magician who has been waiting to be turned back into a person for a long time. She gets into even more trouble when she ties up a classmate so she can go to a Halloween celebration in her place and help the magician.
11/22/2020 The Worst Witch Strikes Again Generally Acceptable 2
The administration hopes to teach responsibility to the girl who has difficulty in witch school by giving her the job of taking care of a new girl. The new girl ends up getting her into even more funny trouble. One word mention of Hallowe'en.
11/22/2020 The Worst Witch book Generally Acceptable 1
A girl tries to adjust to witch school but she keeps getting into funny trouble. Many mentions of Halowe'en but no religion- class puts on a broomstick riding display. Mean girl exhibits bad middos towards classmate.
05/24/2018 The Worst Witch at Sea Generally Acceptable 3
A girl in witch academy keeps getting into funny trouble . She tries to smuggle her cat on the class trip and ends up accidentally saving the strictest teacher in school and also finds a treasure. One of the girls displays very bad middos but no one likes her because of it.