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.
Author: Sophie Escabasse
Publisher: Random House Graphic
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 7.90h x 5.50w x 0.70d
Audience: Ages 9-12
Reading Level: 2.9
Point Value: 1
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 511217 / Witches of Brooklyn
Kirkus Reviews 06/01/2020 pg. 107
Publishers Weekly 07/20/2020
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 09/01/2020
Horn Book Magazine 09/01/2020 pg. 88
School Library Journal 12/18/2020 pg. 1
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2020 - Superior,Well Above Average
About the Author
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.