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The Witches of Venice
Charming children's story with Illustrations by the Author who is an award-winning artist in children's books, film & theatre. In this fairy tale, we meet a lonely flower plant boy who has been rejected by the King and Queen of Venice. He is seeking a flower plant girl imprisoned by the witches of the Grand Canal. The story is intertwined with fairies, witches, a drago ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 1989 by Doubleday Books for Young Readers
(first published 1963)
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Aug 21, 2012 Lisbeth Solberg rated it 3 of 5 stars · review of another edition
Christmas present from Uncle Gary to Lucie. A boy grows out of a flower for a childless king and queen who then will not accept him. He searches high and low for companionship.