Widow's Broom

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Author: Chris Van Allsburg


Illustrator: Chris Van Allsburg


VAN ALLSBURG, Chris. The Widow's Broom. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1992. Oblong 4to, [31]pp. Black quarter-cloth with brown boards pictorially stamped
in copper foil. A fine, bright copy in the original color pictorial d.w. (price-clipped). Signed by the author/artist, Chris Van Allsburg.

First edition. A lonely widow finds a witch's discarded broom C put there's still some magic left in the ol' broom yet! When the special friendship between these two lost
souls is threatened by the ignorance and intolerance of interfering neighbors, the widow and her broom come up with a clever plan. One of Van Allsburg's best!