Kiki's Delivery Service (Paperback)
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Kiki's Delivery Service (Paperback)

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Paperback 224 Pages
Published: 01/07/2021
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Waterstones Says

Delightfully charming and bursting with wonderful characters, this magical tale about a trainee witch making the most of her flying skills will delight all fans of the Studio Ghibli movie.

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.

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: Penguin Random House Children's UK
ISBN: 9780241449493
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 159 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 14 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'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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“A charming tale…”

Honestly, this is the kind of book I would have absolutely loved as a kid, and I’m kind of jealous that I didn’t get to read it then.

It’s a shame that the sequels haven’t been translated into English, I hope that... More

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