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Hexen hexen (original 1983; edition 1996)
by Roald Dahl
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Amazon.com Amazon.com Review (ISBN 014241011X, Paperback)This Roald Dahl classic tells the scary, funny and imaginative tale of a seven-year-old boy who has a run-in with some real-life witches! "In fairy tales witches always wear silly black hats and black cloaks and they ride on broomsticks. But this is not a fairy tale. This is about REAL WITCHES. REAL WITCHES dress in ordinary clothes and look very much like ordinary women. They live in ordinary houses and they work in ordinary jobs. That is why they are so hard to catch." Witches, as our hero learns, hate children. With the help of a friend and his somewhat-magical grandmother, our hero tries to expose the witches before they dispose of him. Ages 7-12.
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 29 Nov 2010 14:44:24 -0500)
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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Two editions of this book were published by Audible.com.
Four editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.
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