Heckedy Peg by Audrey Wood

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In this story, seven sweet children are transformed by an evil witch into specific types of food. “The inherent drama of the story, combined with the haunting images the art provides, gives the picture book a timeless quality.”--Booklist
 

About Audrey Wood

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AUDREY WOOD is the much-loved author of more than thirty books for children, including the bestselling The Napping House, Piggies, Heckedy Peg, and most recently, Piggy Pie Po, which she collaborated on with her husband, Don Wood. She lives in Hawaii. DON WOOD, along with his wife, Audrey, is the creator of many beloved books for children, including The Napping House, Piggies, Heckedy Peg, King Bidgood's in the Bathtub, a Caldecott Honor Book, and most recently, Piggy Pie Po. The Woods live in Hawaii.
 
Published September 15, 1992 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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An original fairy tale containing traditional elements and illustrated in the same style as the author-artist team's ebullient, Caldecott Honor-winning King Bidgood's in the Bathtub.

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Paintings rich in atmosphere highlight this delectable tale of a witch's unusual dietary cravings and a mother's ingenious revenge.

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