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The witches
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Published:
New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1983.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st American ed.
Physical Desc:
vi, 201 pages : ill. ; 24 cm.
Status:
10 copies, 4 people are on the wait list.
East - Kids Fiction
JUV Fiction Dahl
Description
Roald Dahl's beloved novel is soon to be a major motion picture adaptation starring Anne Hathaway and Octavia Spencer! This is not a fairy tale. This is about real witches. Grandmamma loves to tell about witches. Real witches are the most dangerous of all living creatures on earth. There's nothing they hate so much as children, and they work all kinds of terrifying spells to get rid of them. Her grandson listens closely to Grandmamma's stories--but nothing can prepare him for the day he comes face-to-face with The Grand High Witch herself!

This edition of The Witches has a special glow-in-the-dark cover.

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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781101996997, 0374384576, 0374384584, 0590032496, 9780142410110 (pbk.), 014241011x (pbk.), 0141301104 (pbk.), 0140340203 (pbk), 0140317309 (pbk.)
Lexile measure:
740

Notes

Description
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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APA Citation (style guide)

Dahl, R., & Blake, Q. (1983). The witches. 1st American ed. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Dahl, Roald and Quentin. Blake. 1983. The Witches. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Dahl, Roald and Quentin. Blake, The Witches. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1983.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Dahl, Roald., and Quentin Blake. The Witches. 1st American ed. New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1983. Print.

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