Wee Winnie Witch's Skinny

Wee Winnie Witch's Skinny

An Original African American Scare Tale

Book - 2004
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Baker & Taylor
James Lee and Uncle Big Anthony become victims of Wee Winnie Witch, who takes them on a ride up into the sky, but Mama Granny saves them.

Scholastic
In the vein of her distinctive African American folktales from collections like HER STORIES comes a thrillingly creepy witch tale from award-winning author Virginia Hamilton, with art by Barry Moser.

Virginia Hamilton draws upon her extensive knowledge of folktales in this "scare tale," in which young James Lee discovers his Uncle Big Anthony has been cursed by a Wee Winnie Witch, who rides him like a broom across the night sky! When the witch captures James Lee and takes him along, Mamma Granny knows just what to do. She fills the Wee Winnie Witch's skin, which the Wee Winnie removes before her ride, with hot pepper. When it's back in place, Wee Winnie's burnt to a crisp! Full of Virginia Hamilton's poetic vernacular and authentic details, this is a perfect thrill for any spooky night.

Virginia Hamilton draws upon her extensive knowledge of folktales in this "scare tale," in which young James Lee discovers his Uncle Big Anthony has been cursed by a Wee Winnie Witch, who rides him like a broom across the night sky! When the witch captures James Lee and takes him along, Mamma Granny knows just what to do. She fills the Wee Winnie Witch's skin, which the Wee Winnie removes before her ride, with hot pepper. When it's back in place, Wee Winnie's burnt to a crisp! Full of Virginia Hamilton's poetic vernacular and authentic details, this is a perfect thrill for any spooky night.

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& Taylor

When he discovers that Wee Winnie Witch is abusing his elderly uncle with his special powers by riding him as a broom in the middle of the night, James Lee must turn to Mama Granny for help in getting rid of this pesky little witch and setting his beloved uncle free from its spells.

Publisher: New York : Blue Sky Press, c2004
ISBN: 9780590288804
0590288806
Branch Call Number: J FIC HAM
Characteristics: [30] p. :,col. ill. ;,26 cm.
Additional Contributors: Moser, Barry - Illustrator

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