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Space Witch

4.04  ·  Rating Details ·  71 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Paperback, 48 pages
Published September 27th 1979 by Puffin Books (first published 1959)
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1. Tilly was a witch who wanted to go to space this Halloween to frighten creatures on other planets. She used her magic to create the perfect material to make her space ship out of. She headed out into space with her cat Kit but when they got to the moon there were no creatures so they kept going to other planets. After getting lost they finally made it to Mars where they found martians to scare. They hid in a house they found until they heard knocking and when she opened the door there were ...more
Jun 05, 2008 Maria rated it it was ok
This story gets off to a promising start with a witch who wants to travel in space. But then it's just pretty mundane from there. The pictures are nice, reminiscent of Bill Peet. But they don't have the warmth and appeal for me of the Corduroy series. Perhaps the difference is that this book is one color (teal) as opposed to full color. Whatever the case, this book never really gets off the ground for me.
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Jan 17, 2008 Tracy O rated it really liked it
I read this when I was little and now I read it to Charlie. Cute story and very trippy, 70's-ish illustrations. A good book for 5-year olds.
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Pretty cute story of a semi-incompetent witch and her cat and their trip out into the Milky Way.
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Don Freeman was a painter, printmaker, cartoonist, children's book author, and illustrator. He was born in San Diego, California, attended high school in Missouri, and later moved to New York City where he studied etching with John Sloan.
Frequent subjects included Broadway theatre, politics, and the circus. He was also a jazz musician, and the brother of circus entrepreneur Randy Freeman.

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