Witch Hazel

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HarperCollins, Aug 30, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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A young boy uses a witch hazel branch to make a scarecrow and has a mysterious encounter on the night of the harvest moon.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Johnny lives with two man-sized brothers who are fond of him despite their careless condescension—he is young, and little; busy Bill and Bart don't want Johnny's help as they chop and plow on their ... Read full review

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User Review  - matthewbloome - LibraryThing

A nice story of the magic of believing and decency. I liked the repetition involved here. Nice book all the way through. Read full review


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About the author (1991)

ALICE SCHERTLE is an award-winning poet whose books include Little Blue Truck, Very Hairy Bear, All You Need for a Beach, and All You Need for a Snowman. She lives in Plainfield, Massachusetts.

Margot Tomes (1918-1991) wanted to illustrate children's books from the time she was fourteen; she ended up illustrating more than sixty.

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