Winnie and Wilbur have been entertaining children for over thirty years now with their crazy antics and magical adventures. The fun and silly stories of the picture books are written by Valerie Thomas and illustrated by Korky Paul. Winnie and Wilbur are known for having bizarre and unusual adventures and using magic to get themselves out of sticky situations. If you think your children would enjoy these hilarious tales then this list of all the Winnie and Wilbur picture books will help you complete your collection.
1. Winnie the Witch
The first book in the Winnie and Wilbur series has become a picture book classic. Winnie the Witch lives in her big black house with black walls and black furniture and black cat Wilbur. And that's the problem, with everything in Winnie's house the same colour, Wilbur can't take a cat nap without her tripping over him! Then a brilliant idea comes to Winnie, why doesn't she magic him a different colour? What could possibly go wrong?...
2. Winnie and Wilbur in Winter
In this hilarious Winnie and Wilbur story, Winnie's not going to let a bit of snow ruin her and Wilbur's fun! When she decides to use her wand to bring summer to her garden, it's not long before everyone wants to join her!
3. The Broomstick Ride
Winnie and Wilbur have been finding flying on their broomstick dangerous recently, with all the planes and helicopters in the air, it's turned into a real safety hazard! Winnie tries out different types of travel, from skateboards to horses to see what would suit them better. Of course, with Winnie and Wilbur, there's never an easy solution to any problem.
4. The Magic Wand
In this madcap adventure, Winnie learns that modern technology and magic don't always go hand-in-hand after her wand goes through the washing machine! Now it's not working so what will Winnie do without her handy wand to save her and Wilbur from trouble?
5. The New Computer
Winnie and Wilbur are so impressed by their new computer that Winnie is almost convinced she'll never need to use magic for anything ever again. But, then Wilbur mysteriously disappears and Winnie must find why he's gone. Could it have something to do with her new computer?
6. At the Seaside
Who knew witches loved their beach holidays? Winnie is thrilled to be having a nice break. Wilbur, on the other hand, is finding nothing relaxing about this holiday. He hates water but when Winnie's wand is swept out to sea, how will Winnie and Wilbur stop themselves from being swept out to sea?
7. The Midnight Dragon
Looking after a baby dragon is the focus of this Winnie and Wilbur story. It's exactly midnight when the dragon pops through Wilbur's cat flap. He's friendly but he's got smoke coming out of his nose! Can Winnie and Wilbur return him to his mum before he accidentally burns their house down?
8. Happy Birthday, Winnie
Our favourite witch is having a birthday party! Winnie can't wait to try her new trumpet but when she does all her guests vanish... Winnie and Wilbur need to find a way to bring her guests back in time to do the birthday cake!
9. The Flying Carpet
Winnie and Wilbur love their flying carpet until poor Wilbur winds up soaring out of an open window. Winnie takes up her broomstick to follow him and bring him safely back home.
10. The Amazing Pumpkin
Winnie and Wilbur have taken to gardening in this adventure. But, Winnie doesnât really have the patience to grow her vegetables by conventional means and decides to use a bit of magic. Soon enough, however, her garden is overrun by gigantic veg, including a particularly massive pumpkin! She finds a range of uses for her huge pumpkin until just the shell remains, at which point, Winnie make something amazing!
11. In Space
Winnie is about to go where no witch has gone before... into space! She magics her and Wilbur their own rocket so they can take to the stars. This seems like a brilliant idea until Winnie and Wilbur encounter some hungry space rabbits!
12. Winnie and Wilbur Under the Sea
It's time for another Winnie and Wilbur holiday, but will this one go smoother than the last? Winnie turns herself and Wilbur into sea creatures so they can explore the world under the waves but when she loses her wand, how are they going to get back on land?
13. The Dinosaur Day
Winnie and Wilbur love visiting the local museum and spend loads of time taking a look at all the dinosaur bones. So, when the museum announces they're doing a competition for the best dinosaur drawing or model she's determined to win. Even if it means using her magic to send her and Wilbur back in time to see the real dinosaurs themselves for inspiration...
14. The Pirate Adventure
For Cousin Cuthbert's fancy dress party, Winnie dresses as a pirate with Wilbur as her parrot. At the party, they find a group of children all dressed as little pirates too! Winnie decides to captain this crew of fancy dress pirates and lead them all on a swashbuckling adventure.
15. The Big Bad Robot
Winnie and Wilbur learn to be careful what you wish for in this exciting story. Together they've made their own cardboard robot but Winnie wishes he was real so she takes out her wand and transforms him into a real-life working robot! Things backfire though when they realise that this robot is up to no good and things go from bad to worse when he gets hold of Winnie's wand!
16. The Haunted House
Wilbur's cheeky antics are making Winnie very suspicious in this story. He smashes a vase and brings down a curtain before hiding away so Winnie doesn't tell him off. Winnie starts to think that these strange goings-on around the house could only have one explanation... they must have a ghost! Winnie decides to find a spell to rid her home of her suspected ghost but this spell seems to achieve the opposite effect and the house fills up with all manner of strange and spooky spirits.
17. Winnie and Wilbur Meet Santa
This festive tale sees Winnie and Wilbur meet the one and only Santa Claus! After he gets stuck in their chimney, Winnie and Wilbur join him on his sleigh to help him get all the presents delivered before Christmas morning. But will they do it in time? It might just take a little bit of magic...
18. The Naughty Knight
When Winnie and Wilbur fly over a ruined castle, Winnie wishes to see what it would have looked like when it was in use. She uses her magic to take her and Wilbur back to the medieval times and see an exciting day of feasting and jousting is happening at the castle. But, one of the knights in the tournament is not playing by the rules. Winnie decides before her and Wilbur head back to the present, she wants to make this naughty knight learn his lesson!
These magical stories will be loved by both children and parents when they read together at bedtime. So, if you ever feel like you're not sure which books to read to your children next then Abracadabra now you do!