10 thoughts on “The Little Leftover Witch

  1. Turrean Turrean says:

    Sweet little old fashioned chapter book about a family who takes in a little lost witch Yes, at times it slips toward the saccharine, and the story is definitely dated But for the most part, this is just a nice story about the power of love Some readers seem to take issue with how Felina is changed, seeing this as a kind of brainwashing or repression of her interesting differenc


  2. Debbie Debbie says:

    This was a book I remember discovering in one of my 5th grade teachers rooms I picked it up to read then and loved it immediately I never owned my own copy but was able to find one recently Upon reading it again afterthan 30 years, it reminded why I loved it so much It was such a beautiful and touching story about belonging with people who love you.


  3. Rebecca McNutt Rebecca McNutt says:

    I had this book when I was nine years old, I can t believe I d forgotten about it I m not a big fan of books about witches well, I don t necessarily hate witch stories, but I m not seeking them out, either So, this one had slipped my mind Anyway, it s a really funny little story, surprisingly not dark or creepy at all, and the illustrations are great, too.


  4. Catherine Catherine says:

    This was my very favorite book as a child I checked it out repeatedly at the library and read and re read it many times I am looking to purchase a copy of it so I can revisit the Doon family as an adult and see if the magic is still there


  5. Cathy Cathy says:

    This was one of my favorite books when I was in elementary school I m so glad it s back in print AND available for Kindle I was surprised by how much I remembered, some of it word for word It clearly made an impression on me.


  6. Teresa Grabs Teresa Grabs says:

    Very cute story about Felina, a little witch who broke her broomstick on Halloween, and the Doon family who owned the tree she landed in Witches can only fly on Halloween, as everyone knows, and so, Felina was Earth bound for a whole year The Doon family did what any family would do they put a found witch ad in the newspaper Over the year, Felina faced all the challenges that any sev


  7. Thebruce1314 Thebruce1314 says:

    This is a sweet little book that will be perfect for Halloween read aloud It reminded me a little of the Paddington books in pacing and the fact that each chapter is a little story within the story At only 75 pages, it s also a very quick read While it is a bit dated in attitudethan anything , the story stands up to the test of time The only thing it would benefit from are some nice w


  8. Tina Tina says:

    In fourth grade I had a magical teacher Her name was Mrs Darflinger She had flaming red hair, much like my own, and dressed in colors I had only dreamed of She ran a tight ship, but if we had reached all of our goals for the day, the final half hour of class was dedicated to listening as she read to us from books that still dance in my memory October was filled with stories of chilly n


  9. Bethany Bethany says:

    I checked out this book on the recommendation of a library patron She described a sweet book that she had enjoyed reading to her children, and I agreed with her through the first half of the book.The story begins on Halloween night, when a little witch gets stuck in a tree with her broken broom When the Doon family finds her, she s snarly and rude as she explains that witches can only f


  10. Cheryl Cheryl says:

    Unfortunately, this new edition does not have the pictures by Sheila Greenwald Doing a Google image search reveals some, and makes it clear that they would have added a lot to the story.And I feel fortunate in that I m old enough to recognize some of the dated cultural references and assumptions They might jar a modern child Otoh, they might intrigue him or her However, it s still a near


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