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The Pomegranate Witch

(Halloween Children's Books, Early Elementary Story Books, Scary Stories for Kids)

Denise Doyen, Eliza Wheeler (Illustrator)


List Price: 16.99*
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When a scary old tree blooms with the most beautiful pomegranates ever seen, the neighborhood kids' mouths water with anticipation. But the tree isn't theirs—and it has a protector! So begins the Pomegranate War, a fun, rollicking, rhyming tale of a battle between the sly, plucky young rascals and their wry, witchy neighbor who may have more than one trick up her sleeve. This delectable romp from award-winning children's poet Denise Doyen and acclaimed illustrator Eliza Wheeler honors classic children's literature and revels in nostalgia for free-to-roam days full of playful invention.

Praise For The Pomegranate Witch: (Halloween Children's Books, Early Elementary Story Books, Scary Stories for Kids)

"Like a pomegranate, each page is filled with many small delights. . . and just a few mild frights."--The Booklist Reader

"The story's a treat."-Booklist

"Luscious rhymes and an atmospheric eeriness immerse readers in a neighborhood battle."-Publishers Weekly, starred review

Chronicle Books, 9781452145891, 40pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2017

About the Author

Denise Doyen is a celebrated author of children's picture books. She lives in Pacific Palisades, California.

Eliza Wheeler is a bestselling author and illustrator of several acclaimed books for young readers, including Alison McGhee's Tell Me a Tattoo Story. She lives in Los Angeles, California.