The Worst Witch Strikes Again by Jill Murphy

Published December 2, 2020

The Worst Witch Strikes Again by Jill Murphy

Book info

  • Title The Worst Witch Strikes Again
  • Author Jill Murphy
  • Year 1982
  • Genres Fantasy, Childrens

Mildred is back in trouble thanks to the new girl, Enid Nightshade, who isn't as well behaved as she appears. The more Mildred tries to stay out of trouble, the more she finds herself in horrible situations. What can the disaster-prone worst witch do?


I picked this up in a sale and it obviously only took ten minutes to read but it was so familiar and lovely and warm. Oddly, this meant more to me than the first one did, I must have read this more often. I felt like Enid had been around forever, but apparently not. And the image of Mildred floating into the hall on the broom to escape the cupboard was so clear in my mind…

It’s funny how childhood stuff can stick with you even when you don’t realise it.

Rating: 4 / 5

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