The Sweetest Witch Around

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The Sweetest Witch Around

By Alison McGhee; Harry Bliss (Illustrator)

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books, Hardcover, 9781442478336, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 5, 2014

A young witch's sweet tooth leads to Halloween mischief in this companion to the "New York Times "bestselling "A Very Brave Witch," which "School Library Journal "called a humorous, not-scary-at-all read-aloud.
It's Halloween night, and one very brave witch has decided to teach her little sister all about humans and what they enjoy, including some yucky stuff called candy. But when it seems the little Witchling thinks candy is yum, her big sister flies off to set her straight and then she gets stuck in a tree Good thing the little Witchling isn t afraid to be brave
This not-scary-at-all read aloud ("School Library Journal") for Halloween perfectly pairs with "A Very Brave Witch.

About the Author
Alison McGhee is the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Someday", as well as "Firefly Hollow", "Little Boy", "So Many Days", "Bye-Bye Crib", "Always", "A Very Brave Witch", and the Bink and Gollie books. Her other children s books include "All Rivers Flow to the Sea", "Countdown to Kindergarten", and "Snap". Alison is also the author of the Pulitzer Prize nominated adult novel "Shadowbaby", which was also a "Today "show book club selection. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and you can visit her at

Harry Bliss is the New York Times bestselling artist of Diary of a Worm, Diary of a Spider, and Diary of a Fly, by Doreen Cronin; A Fine, Fine School by Sharon Creech; and Which Would You Rather Be? by William Steig. He is also an award-winning, internationally syndicated cartoonist and a cover artist for the New Yorker magazine. He lives in Vermont with his son.