Room on the Broom - Julia Donaldson

Book Reviews

Room on the Broom

Author: Julia Donaldson and Axel Sheffler (Illustrator)

Ages: 3 to 6 year olds

The witch and her cat are happily flying through the sky on a broomstick when the wind picks up and blows away the witch’s hat, then her bow, and then her wand!

Luckily, three helpful animals find the missing items, and all they want in return is a ride on the broom.  But is there room on the broom for so many friends?  And when disaster strikes, will they be able to save the witch from a hungry dragon?

 This is a favorite in our collection. I love the rhythm and rhyme in the story and the humor of the animals fooling the dragon (spoiler alert!) provides a very satisfying ending. Toddlers will enjoy the animals and the rhyming and preschoolers will enjoy the Halloween theme and repetition.


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