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The witches and the singing mice

by Nimmo, Jenny.

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Dial Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Celts -- Folklore.,
    • Folklore -- Scotland.

    • About the Edition

      A retelling of a Celtic tale in which two cats set out to save children in a Highlands village who have been put under a sleeping spell by three wicked witches.

      Edition Notes

      Statementretold by Jenny Nimmo ; pictures by Angela Barrett.
      ContributionsBarrett, Angela, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.N58 Wi 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1732937M
      ISBN 100803715099
      LC Control Number92037642

      Some of the illustrations are beautiful. Two cats, Rory and Tam, are the heroes. Three green-eyed witches are putting eternal sleeping spells on children via singing mice. Tam and Rory are given magical powers from Granny Pine's magic willow stick, shown below, so they set out to stop the witches.   We turn from the mirror worlds of the Spiritualists to the animal kingdom. There has been a fair bit of research done on the so-called “singing mice.”” Jonathan Downes of the Centre for Fortean Zoology compiled a particularly thorough list of the creatures in the edition of Fortean Studies.. Here’s an online discussion of some s singing mice from Cryptozoology Online.

        Book of Shadows — the book the witch keeps to record all that she has learned of witchcraft. Spells, incantations, rituals and recipes are recorded. It’s best that the book itself is made by the witch. Leather or cloth for the cover, handmade paper or parchment for pages. The book must be destroyed upon the witch’s death. Jenny Nimmo, stic/Orchard $ (p) ISBN

      The Worst Witch is a series of children's books written and illustrated by Jill series are primarily boarding school and fantasy stories, with eight books published. The first, The Worst Witch, was published in by Allison & Busby, and the most recent, First Prize for the Worst Witch, was published in by Puffin Books, the current publisher of the : Jill Murphy. Oct 8, - Explore ursusspearman's board "Witches" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Witch, Book of shadows and Practical magic quotes pins.


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The witches and the singing mice by Nimmo, Jenny. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Very dark book about witches who turn into black cats and singing mice that bite and paralyze children. The story is well told though lengthy and the pictures by Angela Barrett are amazing.

I'd preview this one before reading it to children as they could find it quite scary/5. Local cats Tam and Rory must hunt down singing mice to rouse the sleepers and prevent the witches from striking again. Clear, evocative prose ("ancient trees grinned and threatened, tangled roots caught and tripped the nimble paws"), imbued with a musical lilt, races the text to an uplifting by: 1.

A long, agreeably spooky tale in which two loyal tomcats rout a trio of witches who've invaded a desolate site overlooking a peaceful Highland village. Each witch in turn places an impossible order with a local tradesman (``A big iron bed And I want it tonight''); when a man refuses, his child is found, next morning, mouse-bitten and in a lifeless trance—the good cats, bewitched by the.

Get this from a library. The witches and the singing mice. [Jenny Nimmo; Angela Barrett] -- A retelling of a Celtic tale in which two cats set out to save children in a Highlands village who have been put under a sleeping spell by three wicked witches.

Suggested level: junior, primary. Get this from a library. The witches and the singing mice. [Jenny Nimmo; Angela Barrett] -- A retelling of a Celtic tale in which two cats set out to save children in a Highlands village who have been put under a sleeping spell by three wicked witches.

The Witches and the Singing Mice Kate Elizabeth Ernest, Author, Jenny Nimmo, Author, Angela Barrett, Illustrator Dial Books $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author. The Witches and the Singing Mice by Nimmo, Jenny and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Some of the illustrations are beautiful.

Two cats, Rory and Tam, are the heroes. Three green-eyed witches are putting eternal sleeping spells on children via singing mice.

Tam and Rory are given magical powers from Granny Pine's magic willow stick, shown below, so they set out to stop the witches.5/5(1). Tam and Rory, two cats, watch horrified as the witches put the blacksmith's daughter and the carpenter's son into a deep sleep. When the weaver's baby is threatened with a similar fate, the cats decide it is time to act and to track down the singing mice Author: Carolyn Coote.

Directed by Nicolas Roeg. With Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher, Rowan Atkinson. A young boy stumbles onto a witch convention and must stop them, even after he has been turned into a mouse/10(K).

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The Witches (5/10) Movie CLIP - Hello Little Bruno () HD In Nicolas Roeg's adaptation of Roald Dahl's novel The Witches, a young boy is vacationing at the seaside with his grandmother when.

Buy Witches And the Singing Mice by Nimmo, Jenny (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Jenny Nimmo. The Witches is a British-American dark fantasy comedy film directed by Nicolas Roeg, produced by Jim Henson and starring Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Rowan Atkinson, and Jasen Fisher, based on the children's novel of the same title by Roald in the original novel, the story features evil witches who masquerade as ordinary women and kill children, and a boy and his Based on: The Witches, by Roald Dahl.

Though not technically a Halloween book, Roald Dahl's terrifying children's book about square-toed witches and children turned into mice was usually assigned for reading sometime in : Sadie Trombetta. Why it turns children into mice, thus making them easier to kill.

There are a lot of rules about the mouse potion, specifically how long it takes to work depending on the dosage. So, to show her fellow witches the results of her potion, the Grand High Witch brings in good ol' Bruno Jenkins. The Witches and the Singing Mice by Jenny Nimmo, A Picture Book retelling of a Celtic tale in which two cats set out to save children in a Highlands village who have been put under a sleeping spell by three wicked witches.

book cover of The Witches and the Singing Mice See more. Mice Art Print by Mungo. The Grand High Witch is the main antagonist of the children's book The Witches by Roald Dahl and the and dark fantasy film adaptations of the same name.

She was portrayed by Anjelica Huston in the film, who also plays Baroness Rodmilla de Ghent in Ever After, Emily Grierson in the television adaptation of A Rose For Emily, Miss Battle-Axe in the film adaptation of Horrid. Jenny Nimmo (born 15 January ) is a British author of children's books, including many fantasy and adventure novels, chapter books, and picture in England, she has lived mostly in Wales for forty years.

She is probably best known for two series of fantasy novels: The Magician Trilogy (–), contemporary stories rooted in Welsh myth, and Children of the Red King ( Born: 15 January (age 75), Windsor, England, UK.

on the witch’s blood. Imps took the form of dogs, cats, mice, toads, birds and a variety of other creatures, and real animals were often identified as witches’ imps.

Although no book has been written before on witchcraft in Ely, this book is dependent on some of the excellent scholarly work File Size: KB.A list of kids TV shows that ran in the UK(Mostly CBBC/CITV) between and + (One entry from '79 included as it ran through the 80's).

Please feel free to leave any suggestions I have missed, and feedback in the comments, I'd Love to hear your thoughts on this list. Witch Song is a crazy original book about witches,never before have I read a book about witches like this one.

The journey Senna goes on is not easy even for the most experienced witch and yet a girl who everyone considers weak and untrained sets out to save all the What an amazing original story/5.