Clover Twig and the Magical Cottage

Clover Twig and the Magical Cottage

Book - 2009
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Capable and hardworking ten-year-old Clover Twig takes a job as housekeeper for a messy witch, Demelza, but while Demelza is away Clover and an accident-prone neighbor boy must defend the weird cottage from the witch's evil sister.
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2009, c2008.
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781596435070
1596435070
Characteristics: 297 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Wright, Johanna. - Illustrator

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i saw my friend read it in classv and i thought it looked intresting so i decided to try and read it!

m2 Aug 03, 2012

Light and fun story, great for 2nd, 3rd, 4th grade. I do love how very sensible Clover is.

I read it because one reviewer compared it to Eva Ibbotson, my favorite chidren's author. This book lacks any of the biting social commentary or ironic views that Eva shares. It is just fun for fun's sake -- not in the service of engendering an environmental conscience or lampooning absentee parenting.

Still and all -- I will look for more Clover. She grows on you.

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LocketLibrarian May 15, 2011

LocketLibrarian thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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