Witch in the House Author:Ruth Chew The bath mat was stuck to the ceiling. Jane poked it. The mat fell halfway to the floor. Then it stopped and floated in the air. — "Laura," Jane whispered, "your nutty witch has done something to the mat. I can't get it down." — "It looks just like a flying carpet," Laura said. — Jane slid over so that she was sitting on the bath mat. "It feel... more »s steady," she said. "Now, if we could just figure out how to work it...."« less
This is one of the popular Ruth Chew books on magic and witches for younger children. She wrote and illustrated the texts with beautiful charcoal drawings. Most of her stories are set in New York City. This is a memorable book for me. I read it when I was young and I still love it!