Author(s): Hilary McKay
The third book in the heartwarming series about Binny and her family. Binny Cornwallis has lost something. Something that wasn't really hers in the first place. With her best enemy Gareth and her beloved dog Max she turns detective to track it down, but the Cornwallis family are anything but helpful. Little brother James and his friend Dill are having an adventure of their own and big sister Clem is acting very strangely. And on top of all this, Binny suspects their next-door neighbour may be a witch ...'Hilary McKay's books are so good you want to climb inside the covers and live there.' - The Telegraph
McKay seamlessly stitches the emotional impact of grief and renewal into her brilliantly observed interactions between parents, children and siblings, creating memorable characters, hilarious dialogue and touching scenes. Daily Mail Masterful writing makes this touching story of family struggles bounce along beautifully... McKay makes this look easy but Binny Bewitched is a gorgeously crafted piece of writing that absolutely sparkles. Book Trust Convincing, richly drawn characters that you can connect to ... I'm hooked! Teaching English (Primary Matters)
Hilary McKay won the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize with her first novel, The Exiles. Her subsequent work has achieved recognition: The Exiles at Home won the Smarties Prize, whilst Saffy's Angel, the first in the Casson Family series, won the Whitbread Award, for which the third book, Permanent Rose, was also shortlisted.