A stranger with a calling card reading Z.P. Alabasium, Wizard Extraordinaire, rents a room in Mrs. Beggs's peaceful boarding house. After the wizard conjures up a few floating chairs and some inclement weather in the parlor, Mrs. Beggs retaliates with a little "witchcraft" of her own. -Bookseller synopsis
The book was reissued in 1991 as "The Wizard Comes to Town", with a different cover.
Original title: Mrs. Beggs and the Wizard
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Fantasy→ Witches & Wizards