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The witches

The witches

Dahl, Roald; Blake, Quentin

You could be sitting next to a witch and never know it. They look like ordinary women but are extremely dangerous to children. Luckily for the boy in the story, his grandmother knows what signs to look for, but things don't go as planned

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories.
Published London: Puffin, 2007
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Statement of responsibility: Roald Dahl ; illustrations by Quentin Blake
ISBN: 0141322640, 9780141322643
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux; London: Jonathan Cape, 1983.
Physical Description: 199 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Witches Juvenile fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 4.7
Interest Level: MY
Points: 5
Quiz Number: 200246

Author note

Quentin Blake is one of Britain's most successful illustrators. He has illustrated nearly three hundred books and he was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. He has won many awards including the Whitbread Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal and taught for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted in the New Year's Honours.