Originally published as Wizard Vs Lizard,Â get ready for a laugh-out-loud magical adventure from award-winning authorÂ Simon PhilipÂ and Sheena Dempsey, illustrator of the much-lovedÂ Dave Pigeon series!
Fred may look ordinary, but sometimes people who lookÂ ordinary turn out to be not very ordinary at all … because it just so happens that Fred is a Wizard!
Sounds pretty great, right? Except that Fred is absolutely,Â completely, mind-boggingly TERRIBLE at magic.Â At school, he’s stuck in a class of wizards half his age, feeling like a twit among tots. At home, he’s endlessly teased by his siblings and always a disappointment to his parents. All Fred wants is to become a better wizard….
So when he hears about a competition to meet MerlinÂ (yes, THE Merlin!) Fred knows it’s his one chance to prove to his family that he’s not the worst wizard in town. The catch? To win the competition he has to capture the tail of a terrifying, fire-breathing lizard…Â