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The Marvellous Granny Jinks & Me! (Book 1)
Join Jada and Granny Jinks in this charming new series for readers aged 6+! Gorgeously illustrated throughout by Selom Sunu, and brimming with warmth, tricks and magic, this is the perfect read for fans of The Naughtiest Unicorn, Bad Nana and Wigglesbottom Primary!
When Jada Jinks finds a box of magic tricks in her granny’s flat, she uncovers her granny’s SECRET dream of becoming a magician. Jada soon decides that she’s going to help Granny Jinks fulfil her dreams, but one thing stands in her way – her dad, Jonny Jinks, who hates magic! Will Jada be able to help Granny Jinks pass the auditions for Dalton Green Magic Society, and will she learn some tricks of her own along the way?
Inspired by the true story of Jenny Mayers – the first Black woman to be accepted into the Magic Circle.
*Includes how-to magic tricks for you to try at home!*
With themes of finding courage, making friends, managing relationships at home, school and in the community, this is a wonderful new series for readers aged 6 and up!
Serena Holly is the pen name for the series creator Jasmine Richards, who is Founder of Storymix, and writer and editor Sareeta Domingo. They first met 15 years ago when they worked for rival companies and are passionate about creating stories that delight readers and reflect the world.
Selom Sunu is a London-based Illustrator and Character Designer who enjoys bringing characters to life visually. A people person through and through, he tries to bring his interactions with people and their various quirks into his work. Selom has worked on a number of book projects including illustrations in ‘Puffin’s Book of Big Dreams’ for Puffin’s 80th birthday and ‘Ghost’, with Knights Of and author Jason Reynolds.
Look out for the second title in the series: The Marvellous Granny Jinks & Me: Animal Magic!