Eleanor Estes (1906-1988) grew up in West Haven, Connecticut, which she renamed Cranbury for her classic stories about the Moffat and Pye families. A children’s librarian for many years, she launched her writing career with the publication of The Moffats in 1941. Two of her outstanding books about the Moffats—Rufus M. and The Middle Moffat—were awarded Newbery Honors, as was her short novel The Hundred Dresses. She won the Newbery Medal for Ginger Pye.
Banished! Old Witch likes nothing better than to fly about on her broomstick crying “Heh-Heh!” and casting abracadabras, but now she has been sent away… by two young girls. Amy and Clarissa love to tell stories about Old Witch…until one day they...[SEE MORE]