Mischief Season (The Witches of Benevento) by Sophie Blackall, John Bemelmans Marciano

By Sophie Blackall, John Bemelmans Marciano

The 1st e-book in a thrilling new bankruptcy booklet sequence by means of John Bemelmans Marciano and Caldecott medalist Sophie Blackall.

Welcome to Benevento, an historic city recognized for its witches!

The young ones of Benevento need to be cautious and shrewdpermanent to keep away from the clutches of such witches because the Manalonga, the Janara, and the Clopper, who disguise in wells and less than bridges, fly in the dead of night, and play tips in the course of Mischief Season.

Five cousins – Primo, Emilio, Rosa, Maria Beppina, and Sergio – proportion adventures and slender escapes, and observe brilliant secrets and techniques as they outwit the witches in every one fascinating tale.

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