Podcast Episode #67 – Wizards of Once

March 16, 2019 Podcast 0

TTT_podcast_logoWelcome to the sixty-seventh episode of the Tea in the Treetops podcast hosted by Philippa and Anni.

In this episode, we give a joint review of The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell, as well as catch up on what we’ve been reading. This episode was recorded on 15 March 2019.

We hope you enjoy listening and we would love to hear your feedback. Is there anything you would like us to talk about in particular? Just let us know!

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Our title music is titled Sea of Dreams and has been used with the kind permission of the composer, Bart Stoop. You can hear more of Bart’s beautiful music at facebook.com/BartStoop.


The Wizards of Once, Cressida Cowell [starts at 26:00]

Once there was Magic, and the Magic lived in the dark forests.

Wizard boy, Xar, should have come in to his magic by now, but he hasn’t, so he wants to find a witch and steal its magic for himself. But if he’s got any chance of finding one, he will have to travel into the forbidden Badwoods.

Xar doesn’t realise he is about to capture an entirely different kind of enemy. A Warrior girl called Wish.

And inside this book, at this very moment, two worlds collide and the fate of the land is changed forever.

But something that has been sleeping for hundreds of years is stirring …


Other books and events mentioned​

Jessica Townsend and Lynette Noni in Conversation at Immanuel Lutheran College, Sunshine Coast, on Saturday March 23.

Sydney Writers Festival program has been released – All Day YA is on Saturday May 4

Rhianna Patrick’s show on ABC Radio – Listen to the show from March 3 ft Anni 🙂


Wundersmith, Jessica Townsend

Anni lives in Brisbane, Australia with her young family. She loves everything fantasy and science fiction and believes sleep is really very underrated.

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