Read the adventure that started it all—Ruth Chew’s very first story!
A Wednesday Witch’s magic is best on Wednesdays. On that day, she goes looking for trouble! And one Wednesday, Mary Jane hears a knock on her front door. A mysterious old lady with a skinny black cat has come to visit. It must be a witch! But what mischief is she up to?
For decades, Ruth Chew’s classic chapter books full of everyday magic have enchanted early readers. Now that they are in print again, a new generation can fall under her spell and fall in love with reading.
August 25, 2015
Lexile: 640L | Fountas/Pinnell: N
RUTH CHEW was born in Minneapolis and studied at the Corcoran College of Art and Design in Washington, D.C. Working as a fashion artist, she started writing stories about witches for the youngest of her five children. The first of these, The Wednesday Witch,
was a big hit, and her new career was born. Ruth Chew went on to write twenty-nine tales of magic and fantasy that have enchanted generations of readers.