WELL-KNOWN AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR: John Marciano and Caldecott-winner Sophie Blackall are favorites of booksellers, teachers, and librarians.
LAVISHLY ILLUSTRATED: Two-color illustrations throughout recreate the world of early nineteenth-century Italy in a way that children can relate to.
ONGOING SERIES: The five children who are central characters appear in each book of the Witches of Benevento series. Readers will want to collect them all.
UNIQUE FORMAT: Small trim and paper-over-board format with special cover effects distinguish the books from others in the marketplace. The books fit together with design elements continuing from one book to another.
ORIGINAL PLOTLINE: Makes use of legendary witches who inhabit an actual Italian town.
FANTASY APPEAL: Supernatural powers of the witches will appeal to kids’ love of magic.
“Marciano has delivered a delicious blend of otherworldly adventure, sure to be a hit with young readers. Blackall’s distinctive and expressive drawings complement the gentle magical tale. A magnificent introduction to fantasy for younger chapter readers interested in magic.” —School Library Journal on The All-Powerful Ring
“Magical spells and amusing characters with distinctive personalities, coupled with an engaging story with a twist, will captivate readers and leave them clamoring for future stories.” —School Library Journal on Mischief Season
“Marciano builds a charming environment of magic and trickery using a pleasantly old-fashioned tone to tell gently scary stories of witches and spirits. Blackall’s beautiful two-color illustrations, in tones of gray and blue, adorn almost every page and contribute signficantly to the antique look of the whole package.” —Booklist on Mischief Season
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