Only A Witch Can Fly

Only A Witch Can Fly

Book - 2009
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Only a witch can fly.

But one little girl wants to fly--more than anything. So on a special night, with the moon shining bright and her cat by her side, she gathers herself up, she grips her broom tight, and she tries. And she fails. And she's brave. And she tries again. Until . . .

Utterly enchanting, New York Times best-selling author Alison McGhee's lyrical language and Taeeun Yoo's transcendent linoleum block prints create a bewitching tale about finding one's own path that will send your heart soaring.

Only a Witch Can Fly is a 2010 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

Publisher: New York : Feiwel and Friends, c2009.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780312375034
0312375034
Branch Call Number: j P CELEBRAT MCGHEE A
Characteristics: 1 volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Yoo, Taeeun

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amy0606
Aug 25, 2012

Pretty short story. Nice illustrations but it didn't have anything to really grab me and make me want to read it again.

quagga Feb 18, 2010

A little girl's longing to fly is portrayed as a Halloween story. Alison McGhee has written it with the hypnotic rhythms of a sestina. The word repetition, the night-time setting and the ever-present moon, together with Taeeun Yoo's woodcuts in subdued oranges, greens and browns, reminded me of Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd's Goodnight Moon. Highly recommended for preschool to Grade 1, at any time of the year.

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