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Room on the Broom

Written by Julia Donaldson & illustrated by Axel Scheffler
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Jan 1, 2012
Publication Date
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What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

The New York Times bestselling Halloween picture book is now a board book!

This rollicking, rhyming tale from master storyteller Julia Donaldson is the perfect Halloween read-aloud for the youngest listeners. A friendly witch, hungry dragon, and muddy monster learn about friendship, and readers will delight in the surprising (and not too scary) ending.

What Kind of Book is Room on the Broom

Primarily about:
Halloween
Themes:
holidays
witches
friendship
dragons
animals
Categories:
funny and humorous
Genres:
fiction
Linguistic Styles:
rhyming

Quotes from This Book

  • “The witch had a cat and a hat that was black and long ginger hair in a braid down her back.”
  • “I am a dog as keen as can be. Is there room on the broom for a dog like me?”

Trusted Reviews & Ratings

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Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
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Mom of boys. Lover of Harry Potter, Jane Austen and believes one can never own too many children's books!
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Book-loving mama who believes you're never too old for magical stories of talking animals and imaginary worlds.
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5.25 / 7.0

I love this rhyming story about this sweet witch and the friends she makes. I think the illustrations are fun and like that it shows little snapshots of the story as it goes along. This book is especially great for Halloween, but I think it’s one that could be read throughout the year. :)

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Who Wrote Room on the Broom

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Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the bestselling author of many books for children, including One Ted Falls Out of Bed, The Gruffalo, and The Giants and the Joneses. She splits her time between England and Scotland with her family.

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Who Illustrated Room on the Broom

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Axel Scheffler

Julia Donaldson was the U.K. Children’s Laureate for 2011-2013. She and Axel Scheffler are the award-winning, bestselling team who created <i>The Gruffalo</i>, which was made into an Oscar-nominated short film. They both live in the United Kingdom.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780803738416
Publication Date:
January 1, 2012
Word Count:
834
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2017297030
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
1191225641
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0803738412
Lexile® Level:
AD600L
Scholastic Level:
L
DRA Level:
20
ATOS® Book Level:
3.7
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
61672
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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