Purple Pickle Juice (Step-Into-Reading, Step 3)
Each morning, Thistle Howl drinks a glass of purple pickle juice and chants: "Hands above, feet below.Grow, I say.GROW!GROW!GROW!"Yet she doesn't get any bigger.Then Auntie Bell offers a few incantations of her own--and Thistle gets a humongous surprise!...more
Paperback, 48 pages
Published March 26th 1996 by Random House Books for Young Readers
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This story is about a girl named Thistle Howl who only wants to grow. She is the smallest member of her family. Every morning she drinks a glass of purple pickle juice and says a chant to wish for growth. Suddenly, Thistle's Auntie Bell appears who does a series of spells to help her grow. At first Auntie Bell's hearing gets in the way and a spell is granted to have snow and row. Finally, Auntie Bell gets it right and brings Thistle back to her house to drink a potion to help her grow. Thistle b...more