Little Witch: 60th Anniversay Edition (Paperback)
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“Miss Bennett…has a talent for mixing fantasy, realism, and comedy. She also includes a dollop of pure syrup, but this will undoubtedly make the story all the more palatable for the young. It is an extremely good one to read [during the Halloween season].”—The New York Times
This 60th anniversary edition of the classic Little Witch is sure to delight fans of mythology and magic. It follows the adventures of nine-year-old Minx, a little which, who wants to sneak away and go to school. One day, she manages it. The story follows her trials and adventures with her mortal schoolmates and teachers.
Here is a 60th anniversary edition, this classic of children’s fantasy will delight new readers, young and old, who have a fondness for the Harry Potter or Percy Jackson series.
About the Author
Anna Elizabeth Bennett worked at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum and the Brooklyn Public Library in the 1940s and ’50s. Later she was a children’s librarian in Massachusetts. Her bestselling children’s book Little Witch remained in print for more than forty years and inspired hundreds of children to write to the author, telling her how much they enjoyed the story. She died in 2002 at the age of eighty-seven.
Helen Stone was an American children’s book illustrator and the recipient of two Caldecott medals.