More _Fire and Hemlock_ (was: Re: Lion and Unicorn)

Melissa Proffitt Melissa at
Sun Sep 26 22:41:58 EDT 1999

On Sun, 26 Sep 1999 16:31:58 EDT, cme at MIT.EDU wrote:

>And, somewhat off-thread, does anyone else on the list remember Ruth
>Chew?  So was a not-totally-unpopular children's author about 12 years
>ago... she wrote books a lot like Diana's in terms of what we've all
>said about the way she treats the maturity of children and adluts, and
>she also had the theme of magic in worlds very like ours... a lot of
>her books were set in New York City (a place I always thought quite
>unmagical :).  The only book title that I remember now is _The Witch's
>Buttons_.   Ring any bells?

The only one I've read by Ruth Chew is _The Wednesday Witch_.  Very
entertaining story!  I still have the book in my collection.

Melissa Proffitt
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