"A Dash of Belladonna is a quirky
and original book with lots to recommend it."
- Karen McKenzie - NZ Booklovers
Nominated for 2018 Sir Julius Vogel's Best Youth Novel
"Here is a book full of magic and awe, humour and excitement, brought to us through Lottie's exuberant prose. A zany book, full of narrative zest and high adventure."
- Mike Johnson
"I would recommend this book to young teens as the story is engaging and the message inspiring and essential."
- Alyssa Elmore - Readers' Favorite
A Dash of Belladonna is a high action children's fantasy written in forms of letters by the 14 year old potion master apprentice, Lottie Underwood to her best friend.
When Lottie is accepted to study under a famed potion master Mikaere Tahuriorangi in New Zealand, she believes all her dreams have come true. However her dreams quickly turn into a purplish nightmare when she realizes arrogance and magic are a deadly mix, especially with dark forces who have targeted as their next potion ingredient!
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