Arthur the Wizard

Bryony Noble, Sherria Hoskins, Mathilde Chanvin, Victoria Devonshire, Emily Mason-Apps, Frances Warren, Anastasia Vandycheva (Illustrator)

Research output: Book/ReportBook


Arthur is a young wizard who is desperate to learn how to do spells. Thanks to his best friends Annie, the tiny Lilly and the funny Whizz Bang, he takes on an exciting journey to learn how to make spells. He learns that persistence is needed in the face of challenges, and that mistakes and lots of practice are the key to success. Join Arthur on his journey as he creates a magnificent tool to help him become a resilient learner! Beware, this book includes exploding cakes and muddy colours! This book was created by the Growing Learners team at the University of Portsmouth. It aims to promote Growth Mindsets by highlighting the importance of tackling challenges, learning from mistakes, persistence and resilience in the face of difficulties. This is a great story for parents to read to younger children or for independent readers aged 6-10 years. At the end of the book, you will find some questions for discussion with your children, as well as Mindset learning points.
Original languageEnglish
ISBN (Print)978-1533115690
Publication statusPublished - 29 May 2016

Publication series

NameGrowth Mindset story books
PublisherCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform


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