WITCH AND WIZARD MANGA! reading levels

So popular, it was probably inevitable that James Patterson's popular Witch and Wizard series became illustrated. The only confusing thing is that there are 2 graphic novel series. One comes from Yen Press and another is from IDW Publishing. We have grouped them accordingly.

Additional authors are listed below the titles. We have listed reading information where it's available. To find the original, non-illustrated series, look here.


bookcover of WITCH AND WIZARD MANGA #1 from Yes PressWitch & Wizard: The Manga, Vol. 1
with Svetlana Chmakova and Gabrielle Charbonnet

They thought that they were just a couple of normal teenagers, until their rude awakening at the hands of a dozen armed police! Charged with being a wizard and a witch, accused of having incredible powers they never dreamed possible, the siblings find themselves the targets of an upstart political regime, The New Order, which has swept the country and vowed to wipe "their kind" from existence. Now Whit and Wisty must fight for both their freedom and their lives as they unlock the powers burning inside of them!

Reading Information:
Word Count: 9276
Page Count: 256
Accelerated Reading level: 2.7 / points: 1.0
AR quiz: 147144
  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Yen Press
  • ISBN-10: 031611989X
  • sample pages available

bookcover of WITCH AND WIZARD MANGA #2 from Yes PressWitch & Wizard: The Manga, Vol. 2
with Ned Rust and Svetlana Chmakova

When Whit & Wisty were imprisoned by the wicked forces of the totalitarian regime known as the New Order, they were barely able to escape with their lives. Now part of a hidden community of teens like themselves, Whit and Wisty have established themselves as leaders of the Resistance, willing to sacrifice anything to save kids kidnapped and brutally imprisoned by the New Order.
  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Yen Press
  • ISBN-10: 0316119911

Witch & Wizard: The Manga, Vol. 3 (March 26, 2013)
with Svetlana Chmakova

Wisty knows that the time has finally come for her to face The One. But her fight and her fire only channel more power to this already invincible being. How can she and Whit possibly prepare for their imminent showdown with the ruthless villain that devastated their world-before he can truly become all-powerful?
  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Yen Press (March 26, 2013)
  • ISBN-10: 0316119849

volume 1
bookcover of IDW's BATTLE FOR SHADOWLAND (Witch and Wizard volume 1)Battle For Shadowland
with Dara Naraghi and Victor Santos

In a blink of an eye, their world has changed, with the oppressive New Order declaring all magic as evil incarnate! In this action-packed tale spinning out of best-selling author James Patterson's #1 novel, sibling teenagers Whit and Wisty Allgood use their newly discovered magical powers to infiltrate into enemy territory of the New Order to gain control of the inter-dimensional Shadowland.

Word Count: 7,245
Page Count: 112
Accelerated Reading level: 3.6 / points: 1.0
AR quiz: 145004

volume 2
bookcover of IDW's OPERATION ZERO (Witch and Wizard volume 2)Operation Zero
with Dara Naraghi and Victor Santos

Whit and Wisty get the shock of their lives when a member of the New Order's inner circle, The One Who Bans Books, contacts them with a clandestine proposal: he wants their help in removing The One Who Is The One from power! He confesses to having grown disgusted with the N.O., and reveals that he's aware of an ancient book of the occult that holds a spell for stripping an individual of all their magic. Unfortunately, the book is in a heavily-guarded N.O. bunker that's shielded against magic portals from Shadowland. But more importantly, can the Allgood siblings even trust this man who is willing to commit treason, or is his offer just an elaborate trap?

Word Count: 7,591
Page Count: 104
Accelerated Reading level: 3.5 / points: 1.0
AR quiz: 147432

compiled by Pam

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