A Very Brave Witch (Paperback)

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By Alison McGhee, Harry Bliss (Illustrator)
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Witches have a secret: they are actually more afraid of humans then we are of them. Except for one little witch and one little girl. This unique friendship shows that being different does not mean two people can not have a lot of wild adventures. A must have for your brave witch or wizard! A story that you'll want to read all year around! Illustrator Harry Bliss lives with his family in northern Vermont. — Jeanette


On the far side of town, in a big, dark, house, lives a brave little witch. She has heard lots and lots about those scary humans and a holiday they call Halloween, but she has never even seen Halloween for herself. Until one very special Halloween comes along…

Perfect for trick-or-treaters of all ages, A Very Brave Witch makes for a playful read-aloud that takes the scariness out of the holiday.

About the Author

Alison McGhee is the New York Times bestselling author of Someday, as well as Dear SisterMaybe a Fox with Kathi Appelt, Firefly HollowLittle BoySo Many DaysStar BrightA Very Brave Witch, and the Bink and Gollie books. Her other children’s books include All Rivers Flow to the SeaCountdown to Kindergarten, and Snap!. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Laguna Beach, California. You can visit her at AlisonMcGhee.com.

Harry Bliss is an award-winning, nationally syndicated cartoonist and cover artist for the New Yorker. He is the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling books A Fine, Fine School by Sharon Creech and Diary of a Worm and Diary of a Spider, both written by Doreen Cronin. Mr. Bliss lives with his family in northern Vermont.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780689867316
ISBN-10: 068986731X
Publisher: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Publication Date: August 9th, 2011
Pages: 32
Language: English