The Wizards of Once #2: Twice Magic

Dark magic is sweeping the globe. Trouble is, who’ll stop it now that Xar and Wish can’t? When dark magic rises, smart folk run away. But if you run towards it, it’s time to get moving! Witches are creating havoc in the Wildwoods. Danger lurks behind every tree trunk. So what are our heroes going to do about it? Wish is armed with a powerful Magic Spelling Book. Xar has a dangerous Witchstain on his hand. The trouble is, they’re separated by a monstrously high wall. This Wizard boy and this Warrior girl should never have met even once. What are the chances that they could save the world TWICE?

  • By the brilliant author of How to Train Your Dragon
  • A whirlwind fantasy set in an ancient, magical time
  • Bursting with Wizards, Warriors, Giants and Sprites
  • The first series book won the 2018 Blue Peter Prize

“A brilliantly realised fantasy adventure and an absolute delight.” The Bookseller

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    Cressida Cowell

    Cressida Cowell is the author of the bestselling Hiccup the Viking books, and many picture books including the award-winning Emily Brown series.


    Cressida Cowell has won many major awards including the Nestles Smarties Prize for This Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown and the Blue Peter Book Award for The Wizards of Once. In July 2019 she was named Children’s Laureate 2019-2021.

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