The Wish Giver

Author(s): Bill Brittain
Original Publish Date: Mar 17, 2009
Product Number: EB00241319
Released: Mar 21, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780061958496
Publisher: HarperCollins
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A Newbery Honor Book that the New York Times called "an eerie delight," The Wish Giver is an engaging literary folk story about those who get what they wish for—whether they want it or not. The people of Coven Tree are no strangers to magic. In fact, the town's very name comes from a gnarled old tree where covens of witches used to gather. Even now, imps and fiends continue to appear, frightening the townsfolk with their devilish pranks. Usually these creatures are easy to spot. They have a particular smell, or sound, or way of moving, that betrays their dark nature. But Thaddeus Blinn showed none of these signs when he came to Coven Tree. He was just a funny little man who drifted into town with a strange tale about being able to give people whatever they wished—for only fifty cents. There was nothing scary about him. At least, not until the wishing began...

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Author(s): Bill Brittain
Narrator(s): William Dufris
Product Number Z100010017
Released: May 05, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: #9780061762345

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