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Room on the Broom

By: Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler
Narrated by: Josie Lawrence
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Publisher's summary

This fun family audiobook is the perfect way to start Halloween celebrations and an ideal gift book. A sweet story of quick wits and friendship from the creators of The Gruffalo!

Perfect for the changing seasons and a great way to celebrate Halloween.

The witch and her cat are happily flying through the sky on a broomstick when the wind picks up and blows away the witch's hat, then her bow, and then her wand! Luckily, three helpful animals find the missing items, and all they want in return is a ride on the broom.

But is there room on the broom for so many friends? And when disaster strikes, will they be able to save the witch from a hungry dragon?

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler are the creators of many beloved picture books including The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, The Snail and the Whale, and The Spiffiest Giant in Town.

"A surefire read-aloud hit." (School Library Journal)

©2003 Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (P)2020 Listening Library

Critic reviews

"The story is in rhyme, bouncing merrily along, full of fun. The illustrations are witty and wonderful. The result is a surefire read-aloud hit." (School Library Journal)

"The wart-nosed witch and her passengers make magic that is sure to please. Effective use of brilliant colors set against well-conceived backgrounds detail the story without need for text - but with it, the story - and the broom - take off." (Kirkus Reviews)

"In this lightweight, witty story, helpful animals find "room on the broom" of a generous witch." (Publishers Weekly)