This book is the one from my parents' Halloween collection that I best remember. Chris Van Allsburg's black and white drawings lend themselves perfectly to this story about a witch with a broom that has lost its power and sends her tumbling into the garden of a widow who nurses the witch back to health and then finds herself the owner of a broom that may have a little magic left in it yet. I love the gentle bizarreness of all of his books but this one in particular. And I'm giving away two…
"This was on the new book display at the library and it was a total win. Poor Snappsy is just going about his day when every action he makes suddenly starts getting described by an unseen narrator. And that narrator is making Snappsy out to be a pretty scary alligator, which he does not appreciate. "
We aren't necessarily a huge princess family (I'm not anti but I'm not promoting them either) but this princess book seriously hits my funny bone. This plus three other princess books I love at by everydayreading
I've certainly heard of this one, but I think we haven't tried it yet. "The plague hit our house overnight, so we've spent the morning reading on the couch and letting the girls nap in my bed. How have I never read this book before?