Second-hand Magic

Written and illustrated by Ruth Chew.
First published in 1981 by Scholastic Book Services.

Reading Level

Grades 2-4. Ages 7-10.


A full moon was high in the sky. Caroline could see something floating in the air just outside her window. "Bird," she whispered. "You've come back!" She pushed up the window screen. The magic kite sailed into the room. "Now, Bird," said Caroline, "take us to a place where we can have fun."

Reviewed in

School Library Journal; Jan82, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p74, 1/9p


Two children acquire a magic kite and, with some second-hand items from a nearby store, enjoy a series of adventures.

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