"My orders are that every single child in this country shall be
rrrubbed out, sqvashed, sqvirted, sqvittered and frrrittered before
I come here again in vun year's time! Do I make myself clear?"
The Grand High Witch has a fiendish plan for getting rid of all
the children in England. First, her fellow hags will take over all
the sweet shops. Next, they will sell poisoned sweets and
chocolates which turn children into mice! Then, make way for the
This terrible plan is overheard by the young boy narrator of the
story. Fortunately, his grandma knows something about witches.
Unfortunately, before he has a chance to consult her, he is turned
into a mouse himself.
Will the witches triumph? Are the children of England doomed?
And what exactly is the secret behind grandma?s missing finger?
This award-winning tale has all the answers.