Publication Date: 01/07/2021 ISBN: 9780241449493 Category:

Kiki’s Delivery Service

Eiko Kadono, Joe Todd-Stanton, Emily Balistrieri

Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Publication Date: 01/07/2021 ISBN: 9780241449493 Category:
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Soar into this modern Japanese classic about a young witch and her clever cat with this new translation by Emily Balistrieri which will delight fans of the beloved Studio Ghibli animated movie as well as new readers.

‘A magical, joyous read, brought to life by the most beautiful illustrations’ – Harriet Muncaster, author of Isadora Moon

‘A charming and beautifully written story’ – Laura Ellen Anderson, author of Amelia Fang

Kiki is a trainee witch. On her thirteenth birthday she must follow tradition and leave home to find a new village. She knows she has to use only her powers to make a living, but Kiki’s no good at potions or spells…can she use her flying abilities to make her own way in the world? She sets out with her beloved black cat Jiji on an exciting journey, making new friends along the way.

Publisher Review

'A charming and beautifully written story' -- author of Amelia Fang * Laura Ellen Anderson * 'A magical, joyous read, brought to life by the most beautiful illustrations' -- author of Isadora Moon * Harriet Muncaster * For fans of Studio Ghibli films, Eika Kadono's KIKI'S DELIVERY SERVICE translated by Emily Balistrieri, illustrated by Joe Todd-Stanton is the ideal read - a touching coming of age story, full of heart and warmth. It is also a story about dealing with change at a young age, and the emotional challenges that presents. * The Scotsman *

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