Half Magic Series
- Half Magic (1954)
- Knight’s Castle (1956)
- Magic by the Lake (1957)
- The Time Garden (1958)
- Magic or Not? (1959)
- The Well-Wishers (1960)
- Seven-Day Magic (1962)
Half Magic and Magic by the Lake are about Jane, Mark, Katherine and Martha. Knight’s Castle and The Time Garden are about their children Roger, Ann, Jack and Eliza. Laura, Lydia, James and Kip are featured in Magic or Not? and The Well-Wishers.
Books in the Half Magic series:
Half Magic (1954)
Faced with a dull summer in the city, Jane, Mark, Katharine, and Martha suddenly find themselves involved in a series of extraordinary adventures after Jane discovers an ordinary-looking coin that seems to grant wishes.
Knight’s Castle (1956)
Four cousins, Roger, Ann, Eliza, and Jack, have an extraordinary summer when, after an old toy soldier comes to life, they find themselves transported back to the days of Robin Hood and Ivanhoe.
Magic by the Lake (1957)
On a vacation with their mother and stepfather, Jane, Mark, Katharine, and Martha find themselves overwhelmed with a lakeful of magical adventures after Mark captures an ancient turtle that seems to have extraordinary powers.
The Time Garden (1958)
While spending the summer in a house by the sea, four cousins, Roger, Ann, Eliza, and Jack, discover a bank of wild thyme whose magic propels them on a series of adventures back and forth through time.
Magic or Not? (1959)
When Laura learns the well at her new house is a wishing well, she plunges right in.
The Well-Wishers (1960)
Laura, Lydia, James and Kip put the old wishing well on its mettle, and it delivers.