The Wednesday Witch by Ruth Chew TX1474

The Wednesday Witch by Ruth Chew TX1474

The Wednesday Witch by Ruth Chew TX1474

The Wednesday Witch written and illustrated by Ruth Chew, 8th Scholastic paperback printing, TX1474, 1977, 128 pages.

DESCRIPTION: “Mary Jane’s mother has told her not to let any strangers in the house while she’s away. Now someone is standing outside ringing the doorbell.
Mary Jane looks through the peep hole and sees a short, fat woman wearing a long black dress and a tall pointed hat. ‘She looks just like a witch,’ Mary Jane thinks.
The woman outside IS a witch, and Mary Jane is about to meet her face to face.
” (from the back cover)


About vintagescholastics

I love these old Scholastics! I am a bookseller, writer, and dog-lover; live at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains of New York with my computer-programmer husband. We love motor-cycle riding, renovating our old camp on Lake Desolation, gardening, and researching our genealogy. The purpose of this blog is to highlight those beloved old books from the Scholastic Book fairs from 1950 - 1979. This will serve as a catalogue of the books, with their identifying numbers, a plot summary, and a photo of the cover; with a searchable index. I want to give all of the writers and illustrator's bios so they get credit (many were writers in the summer while on vacation from their regular schoolteaching jobs.; some are lesser known efforts by very famous people; and some are reprinted classics.) Hopefully, their fans will be able to identify favorite titles with snipets of remembered information. We will always be adding new ones, and welcome your submissions
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