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The Witches
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Description: This is not a fairy-tale. This is about REAL WITCHES. Real witches don't ride around on broomsticks. They don't even wear black cloaks and hats. They are vile, cunning, detestable creatures who disguise themselves as nice, ordinary ladies. So how can you tell when you're face to face with one? Well, if you don't know yet you'd better find out quickly-because there's nothing a witch loathes quite as much as children and she'll wield all kinds of terrifying powers to get rid of them. Ronald Dahl has done it again! Winner of the 1983 Whitbread Award, the judges' decision was unanimous: "funny, wise, deliciously disgusting, a r ... (more)
Manufacturer: Jonathan Cape
Release date: 27 October 1983
ISBN-10 : 0224021656 | ISBN-13: 9780224021654
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"One of my favorite children's books of all-time. Forgot the setting when the book was read, but can you blame me?"