Jessica, true to form, is still concentrating on her plans to win the Nobel Prize for Science - this time though she is trying a different tack - planning on making herself a TV star by presenting her own science show! At present though the TV companies aren't showing much interest … To distract Jessica from this problem is a feud that is growing up between her mother (still practising as a witch) and a newcomer to the area who is threatening serious competition as a rival magical practitioner … Knowing Jessica's mother, fireworks are sure to explode!Acclaim for 'Jessica Haggerthwaite: Witch Dispatcher''take a look at this unusual, funny little book that takes a sidelong glance at family relationships.' Amazon.co.uk'A great read from a bright new talent' The Guardian'… gives the standard domestic magical comedy some bright twists' Times
Emma Barnes is a fantastically talented new star in children's publishing. This is her second children's book, her first being 'Jessica Haggerthwaite: Witch Dispatcher' for which she was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award, an award for a first-time novelist, and she has recently been awarded an Arts Council Award. Emma lives in Yorkshire.
Tim Archbold has illustrated, amongst many other books. 'Jessica Haggerthwaite' and also a picture book, 'Be Good Gordon'. Tim lives in Scotland.