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The witches

Author: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A young boy and his Norwegian grandmother, who is an expert on witches, together foil a witches' plot to destroy the world's children by turning them into mice.
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Genre/Form: Humorous fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Children's fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake
ISBN: 0141301104 9780141301105 9780141322643 0141322640 0140317309 9780140317305
OCLC Number: 40384393
Awards: Winner of Whitbread Book Awards: Children's Book Category 1983
Description: 206 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: This story is about real witches --
who dress in ordinary clothes, look like ordinary women, but loathe all children. The seven-year-old hero and his grandmother are pitted against them at a witches convention, at which the witches are plotting to exterminate every child in England.
Responsibility: Roald Dahl ; illustrated by Quentin Blake.
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Witches really are a detestable breed. They disguise themselves as lovely ladies, when secretly they want to squish and squelch all the wretched children they despise. Luckily one boy and his  Read more...

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