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The Witch's Children and the Queen
First edition
Author Ursula Jones
Illustrator Russell Ayto
Cover artist Ayto
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Children's picture book
Publisher Orchard Books
Publication date
March 2003
Pages 32 pp (unpaged)
ISBN 978-1-84121-416-0
OCLC 59468345
Preceded by The Witch's Children 

The Witch's Children and the Queen is a children's picture book written by Ursula Jones, illustrated by Russell Ayto, and published by Orchard Children's Books in 2003. It won the Nestlé Smarties Book Prize, ages category 0–5 years.


This is the second of three Witch's Children books created by Jones, perhaps better known as an actress, and Ayto. Ayto made the Greenaway Medal longlist as illustrator of the first one, The Witch's Children (Orchard, 2001). As of July 2013, it alone has a U.S. edition catalogued by the Library of Congress (PZ7.J72755 Wi 2003). There are editions in several other languages.

The Witch's Children Go to School (Orchard, November 2008) won the inaugural Roald Dahl Funny Prize, ages six and under.

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