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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
On her birthday, Mouldylocks, a green-haired little witch, receives a broomstick that whisks her off to a surprise birthday party at Wizard Twittle's house. But when the party games go horribly wrong and the guests are all turned into insects, Mouldylocks has to muster all her witching skills to put things right. Surely she's had enough surprises for one day... Bold illustrations filled with ghoulish detail, combined with Bernard Lodge's offbeat sense of humor, make this a perfect read-aloud for Halloween or for that matter, anytime.

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

Feeling a little down because no one ever remembers her birthday, Mouldylocks the witch is surprised to receive a broomstick in the post, and to find herself carried off to a small party arranged by ... Read full review


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A surprise birthday party for Mouldylocks the young witch deteriorates into amusing, wizardly warfare when her three adult hosts take to cheating at the games. Mouldylocks's presents—a bat-in-a-box ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Bernard Lodge is an award-winning graphic designer whose interest in woodcut prints led him to create children's books, including Tanglebird, and to illustrate, among others, Grandma went to Market, written by Stella Blackstone. He lives in Surrey, England.

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