Muffletump, the country witch. Came to the city to see her cousin Mitzi. But she couldn't sleep ... there was too much noise. So with a witchy spell, the apartment was filled with the sound of sheep. Poor Mitzi couldn't sleep! When she took Muffletump on a tour, she kept complaining - and changing things for the "better." When Mitzi went to visit Muffletump, her allergies acted up ... and she used a few witchy spells to make some changes. Mitzi and Muffletump have fun, but are their worlds too different?
7 to 9
3 to 6
Read with a 9-year-old girl.
Borrow. This is a fun story to share. Don't get tripped up thinking it is a Halloween book. Other than the fact that Mitzi and Muffletump are witches, there is nothing seasonal about it.
Our daughter laughed with almost every spell. She wanted to be able to turn the air into cotton candy and eat a field full of pizza. We read this one several times.
This is a fun story, and not completely predictable. Mitzi and Muffletump have lots of personality. The illustrator does a wonderful job giving the cousins style - I loved the swim goggles on Mitzi!
Two sassy witches and some cute spells create a book that is fun to read out loud together. The story is presented in conversation, so it can double as an easy reader.