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The Thorn Witch
Two rag dolls captured by the Thorn Witch teach her some of the niceties of hospitality and friendship.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 12th 1985 by Alfred A. Knopf
(first published February 28th 1985)
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May 21, 2021 Abigail rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Fans of These Characters / Picture-Book Readers Who Enjoy Doll and/or Witch Stories
Rag dolls Ruby Buttons and Violet Pickles and their retired nanny companion Miss Biscuit return in this third installment of author/illustrator E.J. Taylor's Biscuit, Buttons & Pickles picture-book series. After an initial misunderstanding involving a lost invitation, the dolls are very excited to be attending a classmate's fancy dress party, only to discover that they have arrived on the wrong night. Making their way home, they are waylaid by the titular Thorn Witch, who lives in a cave underne ...more
Violet and the other doll (whose name I don't remember, since I was a kid when I read this) are excited about a halloween party, but then they run into the thorn witch. A good story about not judging by appearances. I liked that it always spooked me a little, even though I knew it would turn out alright. ...more
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