Synopses & Reviews
Magical Mix-Ups is a companion series to the highly successful Mega Mash-Ups. These books once again combine great stories with the opportunity for readers to add to the illustrations by award-winning illustrator Leigh Hodgkinson. Theres a mix-up in Fairyland and it needs to be fixed by Emerald (a friendly witch) and Princess Sapphire, so get your colored pencils and glitter pens at the ready and start reading and doodling: after all, theres a party to plan!
"This interactive chapter book, first in the Magical Mix-Ups series, takes place in the world of 'Mixtopia,' where doe-eyed fairies, princesses, witches, and more live (mostly) in harmony. A loose story line follows unlikely friends Princess Sapphire and Emerald the witch as they prepare to attend a fairy wedding. Prompts urge readers to contribute their own drawings and complete unfinished pictures ('Crazy hair here, please!' 'Add more patterns to the dress'). Disaster strikes when the wedding rings are stolen by a fairy whose birthday has been overlooked, and Princess Sapphire and Emerald go hunting for clues. Edwards and Hodgkinson provide just the right amount of narrative, allowing readers to confidently take the unicorn-drawn carriage reins. Ages 7 up." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
About the Author
is the pseudonym of Nosy Crows fiction editor, Kirsty Stansfield. She works on the Mega Mash-Up
books with Nikalas Catlow and Tim Wesson, and when retailers and parents started asking for books in the same format that were a little less "boysy," Kirsty decided to rise to the challenge. She lives in London with her husband and three children.
Leigh Hodgkinson is the author and illustrator of Goldilocks and Just One Bear and illustrator of the Magical Mix-Ups series. She worked as art director on the BAFTA award-winning animated series Charlie and Lola. She is absolutely passionate about writing, making things up, and daydreaming. Leigh Hodgkinson lives in Surrey, England, and is married with a baby daughter.