The Spell Tailors


by Nicol, James | The arts
Published 01/09/2022 by Chicken House Ltd in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 368 pages

ISBN: 9781913322861 Category:


A spellbinding new fantasy novel from the author of The

Apprentice Witch series – perfect for fans of Studio

Ghibli and Diana Wynne Jones.

‘A cosy, magical adventure which touches on the problems associated

with fast fashion.’ THE BOOKSELLER

‘Enchanting’ THE WEEK JUNIOR

Hen dreams of joining the family spell-tailor business, making

magical homemade outfits.

But the shop is struggling, thanks to the cheap clothing factory

that has opened nearby.

Stumbling upon a stitch – one that can sew memories into seams

– Hen thinks he has the answer that will save them. Instead,

he’s shocked to be banned from sowing forever.

What is going on? And can he unravel the mystery before it’s too


Combines James Nicol’s trademark cosy fantasy with

an enchanting mystery – perfect for readers 8 and up

Explores the real magic of clothes as Hen, a spell tailor’s

apprentice, struggles to master his family craft –

and discovers a new kind of stitch in the process

A warm hug of a book – one to curl up with in your

favourite old jumper!

Additional information

Weight 0.286 kg