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Broomsticks and Beasticles (1981) [Anthology]
by Benvenuto Cellini Eileen Colwell Olive Cook Walter de la Mare Geoffrey Dearmer Joan Grant Robert Graves Joseph Jacobs Ben Jonson Ruth Manning-Sanders Margaret Mayo Ogden Nash Edith Nesbit James Reeves Ian Serraillier Barbara Sleigh Dinah Starkey T.H. White Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Stories and verse about witches and strange creatures, aimed at young readers.

Edited by Barbara Sleigh

• Foreword by Barbara Sleigh
• Horse and Hattock by Barbara Sleigh
• The Ride-by-Nights by Walter de la Mare
• Carlos and Lopez by Barbara Sleigh
• Witches’ Charm by Ben Jonson
• The Troll Cat by Margaret Mayo
• The Summoning Words [from The Kingdom of Carbonel] by Barbara Sleigh
• The Lament of the Witch’s Broom by Barbara Sleigh
• Princess in the Volcano [from The Kingdom Above the Clouds] by Olive Cook
• The Snitterjipe [from Prefabulous Animals by James Reeves
• Pwca by Barbara Sleigh
• Welsh Incident by Robert Graves
• The Laidley Worm by Dinah Starkey
• Isabel by Ogden Nash
• The Monster of Raasay by Eileen Colwell
• The Derby Ram (Anonymous)
• The Monster Who Grew Small by Joan Grant
• The Old Witch by Joseph Jacobs
• The Song of the Witch’s Bee [from The Kingdom of Carbonel] by Barbara Sleigh
• A Whiff of Lewis Carroll (author unknown)
• Working Song of Madam Mim [from The Sword in the Stone] by T. H. White
• Kertong by Yao Wen Li & Carol Kendall
• The Witch’s Spell from Macbeth
• The Baba Yaga by Barbara Sleigh
• Tatterhood by Ruth Manning-Sanders
• Suppose You Meet a Witch by Ian Serraillier
• "Boil Little Saucepan, Boil" by Marie Burg
• The Book of Beasts by E. Nesbit
• The Common Cormorant (Anonymous)
• The Salamander by Benvenuto Cellini
• Fabulous Beasts by Geoffrey Dearmer
• The Dragon Maid from The Voyages and Travels of Sir John de Mandeville
• Some Old Beliefs About Witches

Original title: Broomsticks and Beasticles
Original languages: English


Genre: Fairy Tales & FolkloreRetellings
FictionChildren & Young AdultFantasy

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Broomsticks and Beasticles (1981)
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Language: English

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ISBN: 0340259485

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