The Wizard Comes to Town
A stranger with a calling card reading Z.P. Alabasium, Wizard Extraordinaire, rents a room in Mrs. Beggs's peaceful boarding house. After the Wizard conjures up a few floating chairs and some inclement weather in the parlor, Mrs. Beggs retaliates with a little "witchcraft" of her own. Color illustrations throughout.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ycinto1 - LibraryThing
Summary: Mrs. Beggs runs a boarding house. One day a man who claims to be a wizard asks for a room, which Mrs. Beggs readily gives him. However, she begins to regret her decision when strange things ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing
Originally published in 1973, as Mrs. Begg and the Wizard, this delightful picture-book from Mercer Mayer was recently reprinted, under this new title, The Wizard Comes to Town - and thank goodness it ... Read full review