There's a new witch in town! Life in Brooklyn takes a strange turn when Effie discovers MAGIC runs in the family. A middle-grade graphic novel adventure filled with magical hjinks for fans of Phoebe and Her Unicorn and Making Friends.
Could there really be witches in Brooklyn?!
Effie's aunts are weird. Like, really WEIRD. Really, really, really WEIRD! The secretly-magic kind of weird and that makes Effie wonder . . . does this mean she can do magic, too?
Life in Brooklyn takes a strange twist for Effie as she learns more about her family and herself. With new friends who will do whatever they can to be there for her, a cursed pop-star, and her magically-inclined aunts--Effie's life is about to get interesting.
September 1, 2020
Lexile: GN320L | Fountas/Pinnell: U
Sophie is a French author and illustrator who lives in Brooklyn with her husband, three children, and their black cat Terrence. She has illustrated many books for middle grade readers, including Florence Parry Heide and Roxanne Heide Pierce's Spotlight Club Mysteries
series (Albert Whitman); and the Freestyler Funnies
series by Tom Easton (Hachette UK).
She has been a graphic novel lover for as long as she can remember and she enjoys fun and expressive characters. Witches of Brooklyn
is her debut graphic novel.
“A mixture of everyday adventures and enchanting fantasy
, this lighthearted story will delight readers.” —Kirkus Reviews
“A warm story of found family and healing
that stands on its own while setting the stage for further adventures.” —Publisher’s Weekly
“A focus on growth and change rather than struggle
… An anticipated sequel will likely be welcomed by fantasy and graphic novel fans eager to see what adventures await the young witch.” —The Bulletin
“Lighthearted, sweet, and entertaining
.” —The Horn Book
"A charming middle-grade take on Sabrina the Teenage Witch
that only scratches the surface of this new series’ enormous potential." —Booklist