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Win a Wizard in My Shed prize bundle worth over £100, including a Fire 7 Kids Tablet

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To celebrate the paperback release of The Wizard in My Shed, we're giving you the chance to win a Fire 7 Kids Tablet, cuddly guinea pig plush, and a copy of the book - together worth £115. Three runners-up will also receive a copy of the book.

The Wizard in My Shed is a hilarious and heartfelt novel, with a twist, from Simon Farnaby, writer of Paddington 2 and star of Horrible Histories. It's perfect for children aged eight and above.  

Merdyn the Wild is from the Dark Ages. He's the world's greatest warlock (don't call him a wizard), banished to the 21st century for bad behaviour, and he's about to create a whole load of trouble for Rose, aged 12.

Rose is a totally ordinary girl, on a mission to mend her broken family. Bubbles is Rose's guinea pig. He just poos a lot.

When Rose bumps into Merdyn and discovers what he is, she quickly realises that he could be just what she needs. Rose agrees to help Merdyn navigate the confusing ways of the modern world (things like: the lidded bowl in the bathroom is NOT a sink, it's a TOILET, so definitely DON'T wash your face in it) if Merdyn gives her a spell to fix her family in return.

Now they just need to hide him in the shed without Rose's mum noticing, track down Merdyn's magic staff and find a way to send Merdyn back through time to the Dark Ages. What could possibly go wrong...?

Praise for The Wizard in My Shed:

"Full-on, can't-breathe hilarious! ... everything about this book has kept the kids thoroughly entertained." - Amazon reviewer

"This is a magical and funny story, which made us laugh lots." - Toppsta reviewer, aged eight

"Good combination of character, story, humour and magic. Highly recommend." - Amazon reviewer

The Wizard in My Shed is published by Hachette Children’s Books and is available to buy online. Order your copy here.


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Simply fill in the form and answer the question below by 11am 29 May for the chance to win a Fire 7 Kids Tablet, cuddly guinea pig plush, and a copy of The Wizard in My Shed - together worth £115.

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