DORRIE AND THE WITCH DOCTOR by Patricia Coombs

DORRIE AND THE WITCH DOCTOR

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Dorrie of Dorrie's Magic (1962) is less of a witch than ever. Waking up in a happy mood, she decides to be good all day long; but holding her tongue in the face of acrimonious Aunt Agra makes her literally sick, and the witch doctor is sent for. The moment she hears his broom she feels better, so he cures Aunt Agra of her headaches instead--he makes her start smiling and stop shouting. The bemused, untidy Dorrie and her ordinary-looking family amuse by their facial expressions; the illustrations in black and white, sometimes with chartreuse and blue, are distinctive and humorous. A hauntless haunt, but persuasive.

Pub Date: Sept. 11th, 1967
Publisher: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard