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Celebrating 35 years of Winnie & Wilbur

by | Oct 5, 2022 | News, Schools

The iconic children’s book series, lovingly created by Valerie Thomas, and spellbindingly illustrated by Korky Paul celebrates 35 years of enchanting readers at every age!

To mark the 35th anniversary on 20th October, Oxford Children’s Books will be publishing a special edition Winnie the Witch hardback. Featuring a stunning copper foil cover, the edition includes forewords from the author and illustrator, a gallery of Winnie and Wilbur’s most magical memories, and never before published artwork. Readers will also have the opportunity to take a peek behind the scenes at Korky Paul’s studio, and find out how he brings Winnie, Wilbur, and their adventures to life. Since Winnie and Wilbur first appeared in 1987, they have been delighting readers all over the world.

About The Story:

Winnie shares her big black house with Wilbur, her big black cat – and sometimes she accidentally trips over him. After some spells that make Wilbur look very silly, Winnie finds just the right magic to make sure she can always see him.

A heart-warming and hilarious tale revealing the origins of a truly magical friendship. Korky Paul’s intricate and spellbinding artwork is full of fun, mischief, and mayhem!

  • An origins story with nostalgia appeal for readers who know and love Winnie and Wilbur, and a perfect introduction to these irresistible characters for new fans.
  • Universally resonant theme—every child wants a best friend.

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Visit www.winnieandwilbur.com to find out more.

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