The Would-be Witch

Written and illustrated by Ruth Chew.
First published in 1976 by Scholastic Book Services.

Reading Level

Grades 2-4. Ages 7-10.


"Suddenly Andy couldn't see Robin anywhere! ""Rob,"" he called. ""Where are you?"" A little person—no bigger than a bird—stood beside the dustpan. Andy got down on his hands and knees to get a better look. It was his sister, Robin! But how did she get so small?"

Reviewed in

School Library Journal; Dec77, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p43, 2p


Two children are convinced that the owner of the nearby antique shop is a witch.

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