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Only a Witch Can Fly

Written by Alison McGhee and illustrated by Taeeun Yoo
Published by Feiwel & Friends
$16.99
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4-8
Target Age
32
Pages
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What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

Only a witch can fly.

But one little girl wants to fly―more than anything. So on a special night, with the moon shining bright and her cat by her side, she gathers herself up, she grips her broom tight, and she tries. And she fails. And she’s brave. And she tries again. Until . . .

Utterly enchanting, New York Times best-selling author Alison McGhee’s lyrical language and Taeeun Yoo’s transcendent linoleum block prints create a bewitching tale about finding one’s own path that will send your heart soaring.

Only a Witch Can Fly is a 2010 Bank Street - Best Children’s Book of the Year.

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Who Wrote Only a Witch Can Fly

Who Illustrated Only a Witch Can Fly

illustrator
Taeeun Yoo

Taeeun Yoo has twice received the prestigious New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book Award. She has illustrated many books, including Strictly No Elephants by Lisa Mantchev, which has been published in twelve countries. The New York Times called it a “sunny, smart, tongue-in-cheek tale.” Other books include So Many Days and Only a Witch Can Fly, both by Alison McGhee, and Round by Joyce Sidman, which received four starred reviews. Taeeun was also the recipient of the Ezra Jack Keats Award and the Society of Illustrators’ Founders Award. She lives in South Korea with her family.

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  • 2009 New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book Award

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0312375034
ISBN 13:
9780312375034
Publication Date:
August 4, 2009