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Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson
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Room on the Broom (2001)

by Julia Donaldson

Other authors: Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)

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Rhyming is strained in places, and missing is punctuation. The charming story is worth the struggle. ( )
  aspirit | Apr 2, 2019 |
The witch and her cat are flying though the sky on her broomstick when the wind picks up and blows off multiple items that belong to her. She then finds three helpful animals as they find her blongings and they want to ride the broom. ( )
  cms143 | Nov 20, 2018 |
Picture book that I would recommend as a read aloud. Students love it around halloween. a witch keeps dropping her things and animals help her find them, in exchange for a ride on the broom. The broom breaks and she is faced with a hungry dragon, but the animals help her escape by pretending to be a swamp beast. Students are engaged and the repeated phrase at the end of each page engages the students.
  emilyrsmith | Oct 30, 2018 |
A fun, silly picture book about a witch and all the animals she finds room for on her broom. I picked this up as a Halloween treat for the nieces, and found it a lovely, atmospheric (but not scary) read with fun illustrations. ( )
  lycomayflower | Oct 24, 2018 |
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Is there room on the broom for a dog? For a frog? Yes! And it's good that the witch is so welcoming, for her friends help her when she needs them. And when the frog's hops break the broom in two, they all cook up a new one. A delightful story in rhyme for Halloween time or anytime, from the creators of The Gruffalo. ( )
  JennyArch | Oct 20, 2018 |
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For Natasha, Sabrina and Jasmine—J.D.
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The witch had a cat and a hat that was black,
And long ginger hair in a braid down her back.
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 0142501123, Paperback)

There's always room for one more on this affable witch's broomstick... or is there? In another mild-mannered tale from the creators of the Smarties Prize-winning picture book, The Gruffalo, a witch and her happily purring cat fly through the wind on their broomstick, without a care in the world, until the witch's black hat blows away. In the process of retrieving it, they pick up another passenger, a polite and helpful dog. All goes well until the witch's hair bow flies off. And then her wand. And then real disaster strikes--in the shape of a big red dragon, a broken broom, and some very important (but notably absent) friends. Julia Donaldson's story, though not earthshaking in plot or rhyme, is a pleasant way to pass the time leading up to the witching hour (Halloween!) especially when paired with the friendly illustrations by Axel Scheffler. Readers will especially love the final illustration, in which our heroes solve their space problems once and for all. (Ages 4 to 7) --Emilie Coulter

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A witch finds room on her broom for all the animals that ask for a ride, and they repay her kindness by rescuing her from a dragon.

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