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The Witches of Benevento

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The Witches of Benevento

written by John Bemelmans Marciano with illustrations by Sophie Blackall

Welcome to Benevento, an ancient town famous for its witches!

The children of Benevento have to be careful and clever to evade the clutches of such witches as the Manalonga, the Janara and the Clopper, who hide in wells and under bridges, fly at midnight and play tricks during Mischief Season.

Five cousins --- Primo, Emilio, Rosa, Maria Beppina and Sergio --- share adventures and narrow escapes, and discover astonishing secrets as they outwit the witches in each exciting story.

The Witches of Benevento

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written by John Bemelmans Marciano with illustrations by Sophie Blackall - Adventure, Children's 7-10, Fantasy, Science Fiction

Welcome to Benevento, an ancient town famous for its witches! The children of Benevento have to be careful and clever to evade the clutches of such witches as the Manalonga, the Janara, and the Clopper, who hide in wells and under bridges, fly at midnight, and play tricks during Mischief Season.
Five cousins --- Primo, Emilio, Rosa, Maria Beppina, and Sergio --- share adventures and narrow escapes, and discover astonishing secrets as they outwit the witches in each exciting story.

by John Bemelmans Marciano and Sophie Blackall - Adventure, Children's, Children's 7-10

Wanting to stop the springtime mischiefs—and overcome his own fear of Manalonga --- Primo seeks an advantage. He finds one when he discovers a mysterious ring in the belly of a fish. Is the ring just a pretty trinket or is it magic?

Written by John Bemelmans Marciano with illustrations by Sophie Blackall - Adventure, Children's, Children's 7-10, Fiction, Youth Fiction

The children of Benevento have to be careful and clever to evade the clutches of such witches as the Manalonga, the Janara, and the Clopper, who hide in wells and under bridges, fly at midnight and play tricks during Mischief Season. Five cousins --- Primo, Emilio, Rosa, Maria Beppina, and Sergio --- share adventures and narrow escapes and discover astonishing secrets as they outwit the witches in each exciting story. Maria Beppina, the timid tag-along cousin, is always afraid that the Clopper, the old witch who chases the children, will catch her.

Written by John Bemelmans Marciano with illustrations by Sophie Blackall - Adventure, Children's 7-10, Fantasy, Fiction

Welcome to Benevento, an ancient town famous for its witches! The children of Benevento have to be careful and clever to evade the clutches of such witches as the Manalonga, the Janara, and the Clopper, who hide in wells and under bridges, fly at midnight, and play tricks during Mischief Season. Five cousins --- Primo, Emilio, Rosa, Maria Beppina, and Sergio --- share adventures and narrow escapes, and discover astonishing secrets as they outwit the witches in each exciting story.

Written by John Bemelmans Marciano with illustrations by Sophie Blackall - Children's, Children's 7-10, Fantasy, Fiction

The Benevento children are excitedly preparing for the annual Boar Hunt, where the prize of the Golden Tusk is given to the 10-year old who catches the boar. No girl has ever competed, but Rosa is determined to take part --- and win! She refuses to stay home and help take care of the new baby and cook and clean. She will just have to run away.