Della Dupree has the so-called honor of being named after the legendary founder of the prestigious witchcraft school, Ruthersfield Academy. Her namesake left incredibly big shoes to fill, and deep down, Della feels she will never do the academy founder proud. Then one morning Della is in the library early to work on her spells before class. Thinking about her name again, she finds herself chanting, “Twelve twenty-three, twelve twenty-three, Ruthersfield was founded by Witch Dupree.” But the open closet of time travel amulets nearby means her careless words result in her being swept back to the year 1223, with no idea how to get back home.
Della has never had much confidence in her magic, but left with no choice, she must use her spells and ingenuity to find her way back across the centuries — and maybe finally feel she’s earned her name. For more adventures in this magical world — which are interrelated but can be read as stand-alone novels — visit our Poppy Pendle Collection.