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Only a Witch Can Fly

Written by Alison McGhee & illustrated by Taeeun Yoo
Published by Feiwel & Friends
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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

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Alison McGhee

Alison McGhee is the New York Times bestselling author of Someday, as well as Dear Sister, Maybe a Fox with Kathi Appelt, Firefly Hollow, Little Boy, So Many Days, Star Bright, A Very Brave Witch, and the Bink and Gollie books. Her other children’s books include All Rivers Flow to the Sea, Countdown to Kindergarten, and Snap!. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Laguna Beach, California. You can visit her at AlisonMcGhee.com.

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Who Illustrated Only a Witch Can Fly

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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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Book Details

ISBN:
9780312375034
Publication Date:
August 4, 2009
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0312375034

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