Witches in Secret
Children's fantasy fiction primarily for girls, up to age 10, in Large Print. Goodrun Smith, the half-witch, finds herself in a spot when her wicked half-sister, Evilyn Badmanners' magic goes disastrously wrong. Evilyn accidentally causes an eclipse by zapping a bathtub to the skies. Under the cover of darkness, the witches come out and do mischief to the townsfolk. Goodrun is left to think of a way to break the spell and lift the darkness. Also see WITCHES IN DEED and WITCHES IN TROUBLE by Val Thame, also available in Large Print. About the Author Val Thame lives in Hampshire, England. She is a full-time writer and her stories for the young have been broadcast on British television and independent radio. Her stories have also been widely published in various children's magazines.
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