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The witches

Author: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st American edView 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
Juvenile fiction
St. Marks 4th grade
St Marks School of Texas Entering 6th grade
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake
ISBN: 0374384584 9780374384586 0374384576 9780374384579 9780756982294 0756982294 0141301104 9780141301105 014241011X 9780142410110
OCLC Number: 9784603
Awards: Whitbread Award, 1983.
Description: vi, 201 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A note about witches --
My grandmother --
How to recognize a witch --
The grand high witch --
Summer holidays --
The meeting --
Frizzled like a fritter --
Formula 86 delayed-action mouse-maker --
The recipe --
Bruno Jenkins disappears --
The ancient ones --
Metamorphosis --
Bruno --
Hello, grandmamma --
The mouse-burglar --
Mr. and Mrs. Jenkins meet Bruno --
The plan --
In the kitchen --
Mr. Jenkins and his son --
The triumph --
The heart of a mouse --
It's off to work we go!
Responsibility: Roald Dahl ; pictures by Quentin Blake.

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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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