A little witch named Delia has been looking forward all year to flying in the annual Witch Parade. When the rumors of rain come true and the other witches start complaining, Delia takes action. Using her best magic, Delia changes the rain to cats and dogs. At first this goes over quite well, but she quickly realizes the animals cause a few issues. She must change the rain again! This time to hats and clogs. And finally, she tries bats and frogs. But each new type of rain brings its own set of problems. How will Delia save the day?
About the Author
Rebecca Colby lives with her family in England. This is her first picture book.
Steven Henry is the illustrator of the beloved Ella the Elegant Elephant books (as Steven D'Amico), written by Carmela D'Amico, and Hanukkah Hop, written by Erica Silverman. His work has also appeared on PBS Kids, Nick Jr., and the Disney Channel. He lives in Seattle, Washington.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This is a really fun Halloween book. Ms. Colby has written a great rhyming, whimsical story about how one little witch tries to do good, and ends up making it worse! The illustrations are hilarious and make you smile. There are little word-bubbles on the spreads that add a lot of humor – “I never met a cat I didn’t like.” “Dognabit! Give me my broom back!” – that kids (or parents) will love! I really like how Delia has a familiar (a witch’s magical animal, like a black cat) – which is a raven. Ms. Colby and Mr. Henry have created a great Halloween book! *NOTE* I got a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review
All the witches are looking forward to the big parade, but then storm clouds gather. Delia is determined to save the day, so she waves her magic wand and chants a rhyming spell. Perfect…except it’s not. Get set to laugh out loud at the disasters Delia creates. Rebecca Colby’s humorous picture book is one kids will want to read again and again. And don’t be surprised if they chant their own funny spells.