[bksvol-discuss] Book submitted for validation

  • From: Grandma Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 18:58:29 -0700 (PDT)

--- On Wed, 5/28/08, Linda Adams <ladams@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I have finished scanning and just submitted The
> Witch Who Wasn't by Jane Yolen.  Here is the book
> jacket information:  
> Pictures by Arnold Roth
> As a young witch, Isabel is a complete flop. She can turn a
> snake into chocolate cake and a bug into something huggable,
> but she can't make anything the least bit scary. To make
> matters worse, Isabel doesn't even look like a witch-her
> eyes are blue, her hair curly, and her cat is more of a
> kitten.
> So you can imagine her despair on Halloween night at the
> Witches' Convention, where she is expected to make
> something really awful happen. In a hilarious ending
> guaranteed to bewitch the youngest reader, Isabel brews up
> a delightful surprise that frightens the witches out of
> their wits-and wins her a very special place of honor.
> Jane Yolen has created a character that will be remembered
> as the most endearing, amusing, and original little witch
> ever to fly across the pages of a children's book.
> Arnold Roth's illustrations poke fun at witchly goings
> on with imaginative gusto and humor.
> Linda Adams

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