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The Widow\'s Broom

The Widow's Broom

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Some of Minna Shaw's neighbors don't trust her clever broom. "It's dangerous," they say. "It's a wicked, wicked thing." Minna disagrees. She appreciates the broom's help around the house. She enjoys its quiet company. It seems perfectly innocent and hard-working to her.But one day two children get a well-deserved thrashing from the broom. For her neighbors, this is proof of the broom's evil spirit. Minna is obliged to give up her dear companion.Chris Van Allsburg, master of the mysterious, brings this supernatural tale to life with moody and memorable pictures that will haunt readers long after the book's covers are closed.

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Hardback Editions

June 1993 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: The Widow's Broom
Author(s): Chris Van Allsburg
ISBN: 0-86264-453-4 / 978-0-86264-453-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
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September 1992 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Widow's Broom
Author(s): Chris Van Allsburg
ISBN: 0-395-64051-2 / 978-0-395-64051-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
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1992 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Chris Van Allsburg
Author(s): Widows Broom Edition: Reprint
ISBN: 0-590-47543-6 / 978-0-590-47543-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Inc
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