A darling start to a new series, perfect for 7-year-old spell-loving readers.
The magical early chapter book series by the bestselling author Elisenda Roca is aimed at newly independent girl readers, who have started to read on their own, but are still little and sweet and want their magic and sparkle. And yet a bit of trouble and adventures. Keep them interested in books with Mía and her non-stop talking pet friends!
Chapters are kept small to read one or two a night and the story is easy to follow even for younger kids. Readers will enjoy the full colour, expressive and charming illustrations by Betowers that accompany the entertaining stories of Mía, the little witch.
Mía Fantasía series is about friendship, family, girl-power, love for animals and living together. Based on the framework of fantasy, adventure and mystery genres, the stories are full of humour and positive thinking.
15 × 21,5 cm | 128 pages | Paperback edition | Ages 7 +
1. What a Strange Friend!
Fantasía family life is about to change with the arrival of the new neighbours. TheSquare House family moves in across the dirt road. Robert and Dora’s house isvery modern, minimal and functional. They love to keep their life organized, inorder, without unpredictable twists and turns. And so does their daughter Lía untilshe meets Mía. When Lía enters Mía’s world, she finds out the true magic ofcolours and happiness and discovers that magic does exist. Who would have saidthat Mía’s super-confident, daring and adventurous character would pair perfectlywith Lia’s logical, fearful one. From then onwards, they become best friends. Ifreaders enjoy the first in the series, there are plenty more pages to turn!
2. A Kronk in the School
Readers who love fantasy, adventure and mystery are going to love this story.Summer holidays are over and Mía and Lía are very excited to enter the firstyear of primary school. Among their classmates, there is a very unique andunpopular student who is unlike anyone else: he’s a bully until Mía uses her magic to save him and gains a new friend.
3. A Ghost in the Attic
Mías’ parents, Linus and Enchanted Snowflower, are attending the annual Congress of Magic and Witchcraft in Amesbury, near to Stonhenge. In the meantime, Mia stays at her aunt’s.
Aunt Obdulia is a near-blind old sweet lady. She’s is also a super funny and affectionate witch. Perhaps a little too much! She loves to cast spells, colour the food she cooks and dress up Mía’s pet friends in colourful clothes and costumes. All except Rosalia, who manages to hide!
Lía, who doesn’t miss a thing, joins the party for the weekend, until there’s a rumble in the attic! Who could it be? Is there a ghost in the house? What will they find up there?
Don’t panic! It’s only Vampi, a small bat, as blind and sweet as its owner, who has lost his glasses.
4. Let’s Rescue Vynil!
A new magical adventure where nothing is as it seems. Meow!
Vinyl has been behaving very strangely for days now. Maybe it’s because his 7th birthday is coming up. But he comes and goes without explanation until one day he disappears. What kind of trouble has he got himself into this time?
After searching in the most unlikely places, Mia must use all her magical powers to find his favourite kitten. With the help of Lía, they organise a secret and magical mission and become detectives.
So to start looking for clues, Mia creates a map with Vynil’s favourite places in the village. Some neighbours have seen him accompanied by a hooded magical being. Could it be one of the inhabitants of the Enchanted Bridge or one of the family’s magicians? Join the Operation Vynil. You will have to get to Aunt Obdulia’s house to find out what is going on: An open secret.
5. The Dragon’s Secret
Book Day is coming up and at Mia’s house everyone is so excited that Linus spend the day reading stories about princesses and dragons. So when the kittens Flower, Sunshine, Grey, Flash and Buf claim they have seen a dragon in the Little Red Mountains, nobody believes them, but Mía.
She is convinced that there is some truth in what they say and sets out to investigate with Lía and her pet friends. They will go deep into the mountains to find Dreki -A very homely veggie dragon who has always lived there and only comes out when it is really necessary. He also has powers. That’s why you’ve never seen him before. Or maybe you have, but you haven’t recognised him. With Dreki, you never know.
They say there is no such thing as dragons. Are you sure?