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No Such Thing as a Witch

by Ruth Chew

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This gentle children's fantasy tells the story of the new neighbor, Maggie Brown, who loves animals and whose fudge makes magic happen. ( )
  iBeth | Dec 11, 2014 |
Out-of-print books are usually lost to the past, but lucky for the reading public, Ruth Chew's Chapter books are being published simultaneously as paperbacks and hardcovers with original cover art. Random House is to be congratulated for bringing ten ofRuth Chew's favorite books back to our reading world and the first two are "No Such Thing as a Witch", and What the Witch Left".

Finding a key to Katy's mom's dresser, Katy and her friend, Louise, discover items for dress-up. Unusual circumstances began to happen, and the girls wonder if some of the clothes are magic. Read this lovely book out of the past and smile as I did through each of the adventures. I heartily recommend this reprint of a class to all ages. ( )
  bakersfieldbarbara | Jun 24, 2014 |
Kids book. A couple of kids have a next door neighbour who isn't your average old lady. She can make with the magic chocolate mojo. The more you take, the more that you just might need Doctor Dolittle.

http://notfreesf.blogspot.com/2008/09/no-such-thing-as-witch-ruth-chew.html ( )
  bluetyson | Sep 12, 2008 |
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To Maggie Baron who makes the best fudge in the world
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"Nora, look! The squirrel is reading a little newspaper!" Tad Cooper pressed his nose against the kitchen window.
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When Nora and Tad observe a squirrel reading a little newspaper and their dog behaving strangely, they decide their new neighbor is a witch.
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FANTASY & MAGICAL REALISM. Jen Mace and her new friend Mike Steward learn that magic can happen when you least expect it. And though it is very exciting, it can also be dangerous. Jen has just moved to Brooklyn. She misses the woods and fields of her old home. But while walking in Prospect Park one day, she meets Mike. Together they are fascinated with the older gentleman who is always surrounded by birds and seems to appear and disappear quite suddenly. For decades, Ruth Chew's books have enchanted early readers with the thrill of magic in their own lives. Now these magical tales are once again available to cast their spell on a new generation of fans. Ages 9+… (more)

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