Wise Child

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Demco Media, Nov 1, 1989 - Juvenile Fiction - 228 pages
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Abandoned by both her parents, nine-year-old Wise Child goes to live with the witch woman Juniper, who begins to train her in the ways of herbs and magic.

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User Review  - dark_phoenix54 - LibraryThing

“Wise Child” is the first in a young adult trilogy set in ancient Scotland. The Wise Child of the title does not bear that nickname out of respect at first; it’s a sarcastic term for a child who ... Read full review

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User Review  - LynleyS - LibraryThing

This is an excellent book -- I wish I'd read it when I was a kid when I was briefly obsessed with witches. This obsession was brought on by reading Roald Dahl's *The Witches*, but Wise Child is a far ... Read full review

Contents

JUNIPER
3
THE WHITE HOUSE
20
THE HERB GARDEN
34

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About the author (1989)

Monica Furlong was an author and journalist who lived in London. She authored many books, including Longings: Medieval Women Mystics.

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