The Witches


By Roald Dahl

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"One child a week is fifty-two a year. Squish them and squiggle them and make them disappear."
This is a story about REAL WITCHES.
Real witches dress in ordinary clothes, have ordinary jobs and look very much like ordinary people.
But they are far from ORDINARY . . .
The Grand High Witch, leader of all the witches, has a plan to make each and every child disappear.
That is, unless one boy and his grandmother can stop her . . .
The text in this edition of The Witches was updated in 2022 for young independent readers.

The Witches