Wizards of Waverly Place
(2007 — )
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WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE
30 Minute Comedy
Fantasy / Supernatural

ORIGINAL TRANSMISSION
2007 —

BROADCASTER
Disney Channel

SEASONS / EPISODES
3 Seasons /+68 Episodes
1 TV Movie

Children's series about Alex, Justin and Max Russo, three kids who just happen to be following in the footsteps of their father and who are training to be wizards.

The fact that the series is aired on the Disney Channel, and that Selena Gomez (a.k.a. Alex Russo) has since made a minor assault on the music charts, should tell you all you need to know.

Anyone over the age of fourteen should just move straight along to the following entry for Xena: Warrior Princess.
Novelisations
Wizards of Waverly Place: It's All Relative

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by Heather Perelman
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Disney Press
  • July 2008
  • Book Number: #1
Novelised Episodes
You Can't Always Get What You Carpet / Crazy Ten Minute Sale
Back Cover Blurb
When Alex Russo discovers that her dad has already taught her brother Justin how to fly the family's magic carpet, she insists on getting her own flying lessons. The problem is, her father isn't quite ready for his little girl to fly. So Justin secretly teaches her to take to the skies. But when Dad finds out, will Alex be grounded? Plus, when their uncle pays a visit, the Russo kids learn a family secret about their parents.
Wizards of Waverly Place: Haywire

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by Beth Beechwood
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Disney Press
  • July 2008
  • Book Number: #2
Novelised Episodes
I Almost Drowned in a Chocolate Fountain / Curb Your Dragon
Back Cover Blurb
To get out of wizard training class and go to a fashion sale, Alex uses a spell to create a duplicate 3-D image of herself. Meanwhile, her youngest brother, Max, has just gotten a new wand. When he accidentally manipulates Alex through her clone, she makes a fool of herself at the sale and finds herself in double the trouble! Plus, when Alex uses a magical "pocket elf" to help her pass a Spanish exam, her brothers decide to teach her a lesson she'll never forget!
Wizards of Waverly Place: In Your Face

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by Heather Alexander
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Disney Press
  • September 2008
  • Book Number: #3
Novelised Episodes
Pop Me and We Both Go Down / First Kiss
Back Cover Blurb
When Justin has a date with a girl at school, his first kiss is such a disaster that he wishes it had never happened! His sister Alex tries to spare him by reversing the hands of time. But instead of helping her big brother, Alex lands them both in a bind. Can she figure out how to get things back to the way they were? Plus, when Justin gets a zit right before the school dance, Alex uses a spell that's supposed to make it disappear—but instead she brings it to life!
Wizards of Waverly Place: Spellbound

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by Beth Beechwood
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Disney Press
  • December 2008
  • Book Number: #4
Novelised Episodes
Alex's Choice / New Employee
Back Cover Blurb
Best friends Alex and Harper get invited to rude 'n' rotten Gigi's annual tea party, and to Alex's horror, Harper is psyched to go! But when Alex learns Gigi's game plan is to humiliate Harper, she decides she too will pop in to the tea — and use her magic to give Gigi an education in embarrassment. Plus, after casting a spell to help Harper with her Waverly Sub Station job, Alex battles the backlash from her magical misuse.
Wizards of Waverly Place: Top of the Class

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by Heather Alexander
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Disney Press
  • March 2009
  • Book Number: #5
Novelised Episodes
Wizard School, Part One / Wizard School, Part Two
Back Cover Blurb
Justin and Alex have completely different experiences while attending Wizard School. Justin's disciplined wizardry gains him popularity, while Alex's mellow methods sink her to outcast level. But when an evil professor plans to use Alex to rob Justin of his powers, can Alex sum up the sorcery to save the day? Plus, Max persuades his dad Jerry to have their long-awaited outdoor campout; the trick is making it through the night!
Wizards of Waverly Place: All Mixed Up

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by Heather Alexander
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Disney Press
  • July 2009
  • Book Number: #6
Novelised Episodes
Alex's Spring Fling / The Supernatural
Back Cover Blurb
When Alex decides to try out a new spell to get her crush Riley to notice her, she accidentally makes a mannequin fall in love with her instead. Will Justin be able to get her out of her latest magical mishap? Plus, when Justin uses wizardry to become the pitcher of his school's baseball team, will he be able to step up to the plate, or will he strike out?
Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie

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by Alice Alfonsi
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Disney Press
  • July 2009
  • Book Number: N/A
Novelised Episode
Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie
Wizards of Waverly Place: Once Upon a Vampire

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by Ellie O'Ryan
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Disney Press
  • September 2009
  • Book Number: N/A
Novelised Episodes
Wizards vs Vampires On Waverly Place / Wizards vs Vampires: Tasty Bites / Wizards vs Vampires: Dream Date / Wizards and Vampires vs Zombies
Back Cover Blurb
When a new sandwich shop opens up on Waverly Place, the Russos decide to scope out the competition. But they are in for a big surprise — the owners don't even like sandwiches...they are out for blood! It turns out the new owners are vampires and when Justin falls for their daughter, Juliet, he really puts his neck on the line. Complicated love is in the air when Alex realizes that her boyfriend Dean isn't the boy of her dreams and then, when she decides to throw an anti-prom, she ends up inviting a roomful of the undead! Just in time for Halloween, things on Waverly Place are getting super spooky!
Wizards of Waverly Place: Oh, Brother!

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by Helen Perelman-Bernstein
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Disney Press
  • September 2009
  • Book Number: #7
Novelised Episodes
Justin's Little Sister / Alex in the Middle
Back Cover Blurb
Alex is tired of being compared to her older brother Justin, so she decides to enlist the help of a genie to make him just go away. But when the spell goes awry and Justin disappears for good, will Alex be able to summon her powers and get her big brother back? Plus, when the kids get a visit from their favorite uncle, their father decides to let them in on a very important magical secret!
Wizards of Waverly Place: Super Switch

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by Heather Alexander
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Disney Press
  • December 2009
  • Book Number: #8
Novelised Episodes
Report Card / Disenchanted Evening
Back Cover Blurb
When Alex tries to use magic to hide her less-than-stellar wizard school report card from her parents, she accidentally turns them into guinea pigs instead! Things only get worse when Alex’s brothers, Justin and Max, inadvertently let the animals loose. Will Alex be able to reverse the spell, or will her parents be rodents forever? Plus, when Alex and her brothers befriend a mischievous new student at wizard school, the results are disastrous!
Wizards of Waverly Place: Rev It Up!

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by NB Grace
  • United States
  • Paperback
  • Disney Press
  • April 2010
  • Book Number: #9
Novelised Episodes
Racing / Taxi Dance