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Bella Broomstick

(Bella Broomstick #1)

4.12  ·  Rating details ·  34 ratings  ·  11 reviews
This delightful new series, full of doodle illustrations and themes of friendship and fitting in, will have young readers bewitched from the very first page! Bella Broomstick is a hopeless witch. So hopeless that nasty Aunt Hemlock is sending her to live in Person World - with the warning that she must never do magic again! But when Bella finds a kitten in trouble, a spell ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published January 7th 2016 by Scholastic UK
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Chelley Toy
Jan 07, 2016 rated it really liked it
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TASK ONE – Using your blog, your typing fingers and your so called sense of humour Chelley Toy write a review of Bella Broomstick for the wonderful Bella Broomstick Blog Tour!

“Belladonna Broomstick, you are the most hopeless young witch in the whole of the Magic Realm!”

Wow! Right you crazy crocodiles! I was so very excited to be asked to be a part of the blog tour to celebrate the release of
Linda Hill
Jan 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing
A no spoilers review of this smashing children's book
Orphan Belladonna Broomstick is a useless witch, so when she fails her witch exams for the third time her Aunt Hemlock banishes her from the Magic Realm to the Person World. When she arrives, her adventures begin.

I loved this children’s book. It has some worthy themes as it explores love and belonging, failure and success and responsibility and family, but these are enriching layers in a super plot that
Mar 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Holly ist eine chaotische kleine Hexe und das ganz zum Leidwesen der anderen Hexen in ihrem Dorf. Sie spricht zwar fantastische alle Tiersprachen, aber ansonsten ist sie dem Zaubern nicht gewachsen. So kommt es auch, dass sie an der Zauberschule auch die dritte Chance ihrer Aufnahmeprüfung vermasselt und ihre Tante beschließt, sie aus der Hexenwelt zu verbannen. Mit einem Zauberverbot belegt wird sie von dem Haus der Familie Türlich abgesetzt um dort als normales Menschenkind aufzuwachsen
Belladonna Broomstick just can't cut it as a witch. Even her magic wand doesn't obey her commands, and she likes things that witches can certainly do without. Once she fails her entrance exam once again, Aunt Hemlock decides that she needs to live in the normal world. But she must be careful, her aunt warns her, and hold onto a special jar with special contents or loose her place in her new family. Fourth and fifth grade readers may be quite charmed by Bella and her love of pink, feathers, and a ...more
Abby Rubin
Mar 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Belladonna Broomstick is a witch who can't do magic with a mean old aunt. When she fails her school entrance exam for a third time, her aunt sends her to the Person world where she finds a couple looking to foster a child. Will she survive in a world without magic or will she discover that magic can be found in any world?
Feb 05, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Eine sehr liebevolle Geschichte voller Witz, Spannung und sowohl magischer, als auch alltäglicher Probleme. Einen Stern Abzug gibt es allerdings, weil mir zwischendurch zu viel passiert ist.
Beth (bibliobeth)
Jan 08, 2016 rated it really liked it
When I was asked to take part in a blog tour for Bella Broomstick, I read the synopsis and couldn't resist! This is a deliciously heart-warming story that I'm certain will be a big hit with any child who reads it. The main character is Bella Broomstick - which isn't actually a strange name in the world of witches, as Bella tells us herself, it could have been a lot worse, she could have been Bella Batburn, Bella McEggsmell or even Bella Vonvomit, so she got off pretty lightly. Poor Bella is not ...more
Faye {Daydreaming_Star}
Apr 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
Top Ten Reasons to Read Bella Broomstick

1. It’s got witches in it! Who doesn’t love books about witches?

2. It’s a funny story that will make you smile/giggle throughout.

3. It’s written well, and is easy for both adults and children to grasp.

4. There are cute little drawings/doodles throughout that give it such a homely feel!

5. The way that this world and the magic realm are described make it so much fun – who knew that taking a bath could be such a magical thing?

6. It’s got a cute little kitten
Kirsty Stanley
3.5 stars for me - more for the intended audience.
Jan 17, 2016 rated it it was amazing
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Brilliantly written and a very clever idea. Loved this book.Well done Lou Kuenzler you are an inspiration to young writers and the reason many children lean to read.
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