The Boy with Two Shadows

There once was a little boy who took great care of his shadow...

One day a witch notices the care he has for his shadow and asks him to look after her shadow while she goes away on holiday. But minding a witch's shadow turns out to be more complicated than the boy ever imagined!

Discover a magical and mischievous story about a boy, a witch and one cheeky shadow.

From the celebrated children's writer Margaret Mahy and award-winning illustrator Sarah Greig.

  • RRP: $19.99
  • Format: Paperback / softback


Margaret Mahy

Margaret Mahy (Author)

Margaret Mahy (1936-2012) is one of New Zealand's most celebrated children's writers. She is the author of more than 150 titles, which have been translated into many different languages and sold around the world. Appointed to the Order of New Zealand in 1993, Mahy also won many global prizes for children's writers, including the Carnegie Medal and the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Award.

'It is in the nature of books, that they have the capacity to make you feel powerful about what you can alter and achieve in your life' - Margaret Mahy

Sarah Greig (Illustrator)

An award-winning illustrator from Otautahi Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand, Sarah's Fine Arts degree opened doors for her all over the world where she worked as a shoe and graphic designer. Now Sarah spends her days creating art primarily in watercolour and dip-pen.

You can find out more at

Connect with Sarah on Facebook and/or Instagram @sarahgreig.illustrationanddesign

You can find out more at

Connect with Sarah on Facebook and/or Instagram @sarahgreig.illustrationanddesign

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