Books by Harriet Muncaster

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Victoria Stitch series

Harriet has dreamed about publishing a book with her gothic and spiky character, Victoria Stitch for over ten years. She’s finally here in Harriet’s debut middle-grade title recommended for readers aged 9-12. The second Victoria Stitch title is due to be released in February 2022. 


Victoria Stitch: Free and Famous

Victoria Stitch Free and Famous cover

Coming February 2022 (UK)

‘I want to be me! The glorious glittering me . . . People like me here Celestine! They adore me!’

Victoria Stitch has escaped from the confines of Wiskling Wood and flown into the human world. Here, she breaks the most sacred of all wiskling laws and speaks to a human.

Where she is feared and disgraced in Wiskling Wood, she is adored and revered in the human world. But the net is closing in. There are wisklings who would like to end Victoria Stitch’s famous reign in the human world for good.


Victoria Stitch: Bad and Glittering

Victoria Stich: Bad and Glittering front cover

Published September 2020 (UK)

‘The crystal keeper gazed around him at the shards of impure crystal, glittering furiously on the floor, and shivered with a terrible sense of foreboding.’

Twins, Victoria Stitch and Celestine, are denied their royal birth-right. Celestine accepts the decision with good grace, but Victoria Stitch is consumed with her obsession for power. The twins are like moonlight and sunshine – could it be possible to break free of the role you have been given, rewrite your story, and change your own destiny?

 


Isadora Moon series

Half vampire, half fairy, totally unique, Isadora Moon is special because she is different. Her mum is a fairy and her dad is a vampire and Isadora is a bit of both. She loves the night, bats, and the colour black, but she also loves the outdoors, using her magic wand, and the colour pink. With her magicked-to-life stuffed Pink Rabbit, join her on her adventures as she meets wizards, mermaids, ghosts, and dragons!

The Isadora Moon books have sold over 2 million copies worldwide (including 1 million copies just in Spain and Catalonia), and are available in 29 languages. Isadora Moon audiobooks have been produced by Bolinda.

These books can be read in any order. For more advice on reading order, read this blog post.


Isadora Moon Gets the Magic Pox

Isadora Moon Gets the Magic Pox coverComing March 2022 (UK)

When Isadora’s teacher announces the class are having a maths test on Monday, Isadora gets a nervous feeling in her tummy. She really doesn’t like tests . . . or maths!
Maybe, Isadora could pretend to be ill so she can stay at home instead? Isadora calls her naughty cousin Mirabelle for help and she gives her a spell that will help Isadora get out of the test.
To Isadora’s delight, it works! But between a potion mishap and magic pox fluffballs bouncing around all over the place, Isadora starts feeling a bit guilty. Luckily, her mum is on hand to help set things right and together they come up with a new, magical way to say goodbye to the magic pox and even make revising for the maths test fun!

 


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Coming September 2021 (UK)

Isadora is observing the night sky for a school project – her class is learning everything about space and she decides to look at the stars for inspiration.
But wait, what is that? Through the telescope, Isadora spots a shooting star that falls to Earth! After courageously finding the place where the star landed, Isadora discovers a new twinkling friend. Her name is Nova, she is a Glow Sprite and she is not supposed to be there. Even worse, Nova’s moon kitten Pluto is lost and she needs Isadora’s help to find him. Between magical campfires, space lessons, moon cheese and a glowing sleepover, Isadora will need to use all her wits to help Nova find Pluto before her new friend has to fly back to the stars.


Isadora Moon Meets the Tooth Fairy

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First Published March 2021 (UK)

When Isadora wins an amazing holiday for her whole family she’s ready for sun, sea, and sand! But there’s work to be done when she and her mermaid friend Marina discover a baby turtle in trouble. Can Isadora help the turtle find a way home?

 

 

 

 


Isadora Moon Goes to a Wedding

Isadora Moon Goes to a Wedding front cover

First Published September 2020 (Hardcover, UK); Coming June 2021 (Softcover, UK)

Isadora is going to be a bridesmaid at her aunt’s wedding, and she’s SO excited! The dress. The flowers. The cake!
But, oh no, where has Baby Honeyblossom gone?
Can Isadora make sure there’s a happy ending to the big day. . . ?


Isadora Moon Goes on Holiday

Isadora Moon Goes on Holiday Cover

First Published March 2020 (UK)

When Isadora wins an amazing holiday for her whole family she’s ready for sun, sea, and sand! But there’s work to be done when she and her mermaid friend Marina discover a baby turtle in trouble. Can Isadora help the turtle find a way home?

 


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First Published September 2019 (Hardcover, UK); June 2020 (Softcover, UK)

It’s almost time for the vampire ball, and Isadora can’t wait! There’s just one problem: she’s got to compete in a talent show with the other vampire children. Isadora’s talents aren’t very vampire-y, what if the audience laugh at her? The show must go on, but will Isadora be brave enough to perform. . . ?


 

ISADORA_MOON_HAS_A_SLEEPOVERIsadora Moon Has a Sleepover

First Published March 2019 (UK)

When Isadora is invited to stay at her friend Zoe’s house she’s so excited – she hasn’t been to a sleepover before! There will be midnight feasts, and staying up all night, it’s going to be so much fun! 

And while she’s there, Isadora and Zoe are going to work on their cake for a baking competition at school. But will they be able to resist adding a sprinkling of magic to their creation. . . ? 

 


 

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Isadora Moon Makes Winter Magic

First Published September 2018 (Hardcover, UK); October 2019 (Softcover, UK)

Isadora loves playing in the snow, especially when her creations come to life! 
But snow magic can’t last forever. Will she be able to save her new friends before they melt away? 

 


Isadora Moon Goes to the FairIsadora Moon Goes to the Fair cover

First Published March 2018 (UK)

Isadora is excited for her first ever trip to the fun fair, but when she arrives it’s not quite as magical as she expected. Luckily, her cousin Mirabelle has a plan to make the fairground rides extra special. What could possibly go wrong? 

 


 

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Isadora Moon Goes on a School Trip 

First Published September 2017 (UK)

Isadora’s class are going on a school trip to an old castle. The castle’s a little bit spooky and it doesn’t help that there’s thunder and lightning outside. While Isadora investigates the castle dungeon she discovers a surprising new friend. He’s a little different, like her, so Isadora’s going to have to try and find a way of introducing him to her friends without them getting too much of a shock. 


Isadora Moon Gets in Trouble

First Published May 2017 (UK)

When Isadora’s cousin, Mirabelle, comes to stay, Isadora is really excited. Mirabelle, who is a witch, is older than Isadora and always has the best ideas for things to do. So when she suggests that instead of taking Pink Rabbit Isadora should take a dragon to ‘Bring Your Pet to School Day’, Isadora ignores her worries and goes along with the plan.  But looking after a dragon turns out to be a little bit harder than the pair of them expect . . . 

 


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Isadora Moon Goes to the Ballet

First Published September 2016 (UK)

When her mum and dad come along on a school trip to the ballet, Isadora worries that they might not be like normal mums and dads. But she has even bigger problems when Pink Rabbit goes missing. Will she be able to find him before the curtain rises? 

 


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Isadora Moon Has a Birthday

First Published September 2016 (UK)

Isadora loves going to human birthday parties, and now is going to have one of her own! But with her mum and dad organizing things, it’s not going to be like the parties she’s been to before . . . 

 


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Isadora Moon Goes Camping

First Published September 2016 (UK)

Half vampire, half fairy, totally unique! Isadora Moon is special because she is different. Her mum is a fairy and her dad is a vampire and Isadora is a bit of both. So when they all go camping at the seaside some things might happen that are not quite normal . . . 
From roasting marshmallows on a campfire to making friends with a mermaid – special things happen when Isadora’s around! 

 


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Isadora Moon Goes to School

First Published September 2016 (UK)

Half vampire, half fairy, totally unique! Isadora Moon is special because she is different. Her mum is a fairy and her dad is a vampire and Isadora is a bit of both. She loves the night, bats, and the colour black, but she also loves the outdoors, using her magic wand, and the colour pink. When it’s time for Isadora to start school she’s not sure where she belongs – vampire school or fairy school? 

 


Mirabelle series

Half witch, half fairy, totally naughty! Mirabelle is Isadora Moon’s cousin, who we first meet in Isadora Moon Gets in Trouble.


Mirabelle in Double Trouble Mirabelle in Double Trouble

Coming February 2022 (UK)

Mirabelle is looking forward to her family holiday to a fancy witch resort, but when she makes a new friend and meets her match in the mischief stakes, she finds herself in a heap of trouble . . . with dragons involved!
Will Mirabelle’s family believe that Mirabelle is (mostly) innocent this time or is it just a case of double the trouble?

 


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Mirabelle Has a Bad Day

First Published July 2021 (UK)

Mirabelle is having a BAD DAY! Everything seems to be going wrong, and when her brother eats the last chocolate biscuit, Mirabelle finally loses her temper, with dramatic consequences! Will Mirabelle be able to turn her bad day around?

 


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Mirabelle Breaks the Rules

Coming February 2021 (UK)

Mirabelle’s mum is a witch, her dad is a fairy, and she is a bit of both.
When Mirabelle goes off to witch school she promises not to cause any mischief . . .
The only trouble is, causing mischief is one of her favourite things to do. Can Mirabelle and her best friend, Carlotta, put her mischief-making right by home time?

 


 

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Mirabelle Gets up to Mischief

First Published July 2020 (UK)

Meet Mirabelle. Her mum is a witch and her dad is a fairy, and Mirabelle is a bit of both. She likes casting spells with her fairy wand and flying around on her witchy broomstick, but most of all, the thing she really, really likes to do, is cause mischief. And in Mirabelle Gets up to Mischief, she does just that!

 



Picture Books

The first three books by Harriet Muncaster were actually picked up by American publishers. These are picture books aimed at a slightly younger audience than Isadora Moon. You can see Harriet’s love of all things miniature in all three of these titles!


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The Biggest Smallest Christmas Present

First Published October 2016 (USA)

Clementine is a teeny-tiny girl who lives with her average-sized family. It’s mostly fun being the smallest, but Christmas can be tricky. Santa brings beautiful toys, but they are too big for this little girl.

Every year, Clementine tries to tell Santa she’s small. But the cookies she ices with a message to Santa are eaten, and the words she stamps out on the roof are covered by fresh snow. It’ll take a whole lot of Christmas spirit for Clementine to find the right way to reach Santa–and when she does, she just might get the toy of her dreams!

 


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Happy Halloween, Witch’s Cat!

First Published July 2015 (USA)

A little girl believes her mother is a good witch, and she is a special witch’s cat. Together, they’re out to find the perfect Halloween costume. But what could be better than being a witch’s cat?

To create the whimsical world of Witch’s Cat, author-illustrator Harriet Muncaster handcrafted miniature three-dimensional scenes using paper, foil, fabric, and other materials, then photographed them for a truly magical look.


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I Am a Witch’s Cat

First Published July 2014 (USA)

A little girl believes her mother is a good witch–and she is a special witch’s cat! After all, every good witch needs a black cat. Together, this playful girl and her loving mom are a perfect twosome, whether they are mixing potions, growing magical plants, or dreaming of wild broomstick rides under a full moon.