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In print for the first time inthirty years is Anna Elizabeth’s Bennett classic tale of a little witch whodreams of becoming normal girl. This whimsical 1953 classic consistently tops annuallists of the “most in demand” out of print books. Now, for the first time in thirty years thishandsome 60th Anniversary hardcover edition of the Little Witch’s magical adventures will onceagain delight both old fans and new readers alike. Nine-year-old Minikin Snickasnee (Minx for short) wishes shewere not a witch’s child. Her greatestambition is to go to school and make friends with children her own age. But theevil Madame Snickasnee doesn’t care what her daughter wants—she spends all hertime turning local villagers into flower pots, making Black Spell Brew, andcausing trouble on her broomstick. So whenMinx decides to conjure up her own spells in the magic cauldron one night whilethe old witch is out there’s no telling what could happen! Join the feisty Minx as she finally meets some newfriends—and learns all about friendship, courage, and standing up for what’sright. Will little Minx finally find herplace in the world at last?

In print for the first time inthirty years is Anna Elizabeth’s Bennett classic tale of a little witch whodreams of becoming normal girl. This whimsical 1953 classic consistently tops annuallists of the “most in demand” out of print books. Now, for the first time in thirty years thishandsome 60th Anniversary hardcover edition of the Little Witch’s magical adventures will onceagain delight both old fans and new readers alike. Nine-year-old Minikin Snickasnee (Minx for short) wishes shewere not a witch’s child. Her greatestambition is to go to school and make friends with children her own age. But theevil Madame Snickasnee doesn’t care what her daughter wants—she spends all hertime turning local villagers into flower pots, making Black Spell Brew, andcausing trouble on her broomstick. So whenMinx decides to conjure up her own spells in the magic cauldron one night whilethe old witch is out there’s no telling what could happen! Join the feisty Minx as she finally meets some newfriends—and learns all about friendship, courage, and standing up for what’sright. Will little Minx finally find herplace in the world at last?
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 bookLittle 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.

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