Just Add Magic is about Kelly Quinn and her two BFF's, Darbie and Hannah, stumble upon her grandmother's mysterious cookbook in the attic and discover some far from ordinary recipes. When the Shut'em Up Shortcake silences Kelly's pesky little brother and the Healing Hazelnut Tart heals Darbie's ankle, the girls discover they have the power of magic.

Just Add Magic - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: 2015-01-15

Just Add Magic - Cindy Callaghan - Netflix

Cindy Callaghan (born c. 1976) is an American author of children's books who has written several middle-grade novels. Her first book, Just Add Magic, was adapted into an Amazon television series by the same name.

Just Add Magic - Career - Netflix

Callaghan worked in the pharmaceutical industry for nearly 20 years. She lives in Wilmington, Delaware which also serves as the setting of some of her books. She began writing her first book, Just Add Magic, in 2003. The book tells the story of the 12-year-old main character Kelly Quinn and her two friends who find an old book containing magical recipes. In 2010, Just Add Magic was published by Simon & Schuster's Aladdin Mix. Callaghan also wrote a second book Sydney MacKenzie Knocks 'Em Dead, which was initially not get picked up for publication. In October 2013, Simon & Schuster published another book by Callaghan entitled Lost in London. The book is a mystery about a girl named Jordan who embarks on an adventure in London. In 2014, Callaghan followed that with another book set in Europe; Lucky Me, republished in 2016 as Lost in Ireland, is about a teenage girl who travels to Ireland in the hopes of breaking a string of bad luck caused by a chain letter. Callaghan published three more “Lost In” books: Lost in Paris in March 2015, Lost in Rome in August 2015, and Lost in Hollywood in 2016. In January 2015, Amazon Prime Video released a pilot episode of Just Add Magic to determine if a full series based on the book would be produced. As of 2014, Callaghan served as a consultant on the show, writing outlines and giving guidance to the producers. The series was picked up for a full season set to air in 2016. In June 2016, Amazon extended the television series for a second season. The second half of Season 2 of the series was released in January 2018. Callaghan lives in Wilmington, Delaware which also serves as the setting of some of her books.

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