The Witch's ChlidrenHold tight, Miss Goose,” beamed the sultan, and they all flew to the palace on the Number 16 Magic Carpet.

This is our current favourite bedtime story. In it, the witch’s children go for a walk and decide to accompany their friend Gemma to the palace, to see the Queen’s soldiers. Everything seems so simple, except that Gemma ends up as a goose, the bus ends up as a magic carpet, and the solders end up as… well, why spoil the story? It’s fabulous – brilliantly imaginative with illustrations that we have spent literally hours looking at and talking about. And we’re not bored of it yet!

Best of all, is the witch. The picture below is a goodly part of what I mean by that:

The Witch's Children - the witch!

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