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Magic Trixie

by Jill Thompson

Publisher: HarperTrophy

Format: Softcover, 6x9, full color, $7.99

ISBN: 978-0-06-117045-4

Reviewed by: School Library Journal

Gr 3–5—
With a charming amount of sass, Magic Trixie starts her week on the wrong side of the bed. First, her baby sister ruins her chance for cloudberry pancakes. Then she finds out she has to do show-and-tell at the end of the week. As time goes on, Trixie frets about what to take to school. Finally, she decides to take her sister and show everyone a neat disappearing spell. That would solve two problems at once. Frantic, silly, and earnest, Trixie is a delightful little witch. Her dead-on expressions will leave all kids laughing in the aisles, quick to share her stories. The playful art and bright colors splashed on the page bring the child and her supernatural friends to life.— Sadie Mattox, DeKalb CountyPublic Library, Decatur, GA