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Super Happy Magic Forest and the Distant Desert
Super Happy Magic Forest and the Distant Desert

Super Happy Magic Forest and the Distant Desert


Super Happy Magic Forest


192 Pages, 5.75 x 7.25

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $8.99 (US $8.99) (CA $11.99)

Publication Date: January 2024

ISBN 9780192777515

Rights: US & CA

Oxford University Press (Jan 2024)
Oxford Children’s

Price: $8.99


Seventh in the Super Happy Magic Forest young reader series. Five brave heroes. One epic quest.

When Blossom the unicorn accidentally traps Tiddlywink the pixie in an ancient puzzle cube, the heroes of the Super Happy Magic Forest must journey to the Distant Desert to find a way to free him.

A really funny read for 7+. Perfect for fans of Dog Man and Captain Underpants.


"Everything Matty does is magic!" - Sarah McIntyre, author, Grumpycorn

"Matty's books make me SUPER HAPPY! They are super funny, super inventive and super silly." - Chris Riddell

"Super clever, super silly and super fun: as ever the madcap frolics of Matty Long's forest dwelling characters are a treat for primary readers." - Red Reading Hub

"Long's illustrations are packed to the gills with magical creatures and goofy details, and readers will pore over them with glee ... With no agenda other than taking whimsical fun to the max, kids will flock to this super-duper-smiley adventure." ―Booklist starred review of Super Happy Magic Forest

"Long fills nearly every page with details that will keep young readers engaged and interested" ―Kirkus Reviews on Super Happy Magic Forest

"The book's biggest triumph is that even kids with no knowledge of its various pop culture references will still have loads of fun with the comic speech-bubble text. . . .  Readers and almost-readers will pore over this, and they'll find a new joke every time." ―Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books on Super Happy Magic Forest

Author Biography

Matty Long is an award-winning author and illustrator based in Cambridgeshire. He holds a first-class degree in Illustration and a Masters in Children's Book Illustration from the prestigious Cambridge School of Art.