The Widow's Broom by Chris Van AllsburgThe Widow's Broom by Chris Van Allsburg

The Widow's Broom

byChris Van Allsburg

Hardcover | September 1, 1992

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A widow finds herself in possession of an extraordinary broom left by a witch who fell into the widow's garden.
Chris Van Allsburg is the winner of two Caldecott Medals, for Jumanji and The Polar Express, as well as the recipient of a Caldecott Honor Book for The Garden of Abdul Gasazi . The author and illustrator of numerous picture books for children, he has also been awarded the Regina Medal for lifetime achievement in children's li...
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Title:The Widow's BroomFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 13.25 × 8.13 × 0.45 inPublished:September 1, 1992Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0395640512

ISBN - 13:9780395640517

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Caldecott Medal-winning author and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg offers a special tale of a widow who finds herself in possession of an extraordinary broom left by a witch who fell into the widow's garden. Full-color illustrations

Editorial Reviews

Van Allsburg explores the nature of good and evil in this unearthly tale of a witch's broom that has fallen from the sky with its witch still on it . . . Enchanting." Booklist, ALA, Starred Review"? you won't be able to put this broom away any more than Minna Shaw could. It will sweep the boards twelve months of the year." The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"? will evoke pleasurable shudders? " Publishers Weekly"? Althought not strictly for Halloween, may turn out to be as much a part of that holiday as Polar Express is of Christmas." School Library Journal "