Although autumn is my favorite time of year, I feel a pensive sadness saying goodbye to summer. Summer offers the freedom to travel, garden, go to the beach, sunbathe, eat ice cream, wear shorts and tanks, and of course no school. Autumn has its own perks and beauty! Crisp air, crunchy leaves, a palette of stunning colors, harvest, warm foods, crackling fires, and cozy clothes. Plus, we have the holiday season to prepare for and look forward to. For me, that includes some baking, gift making, and adding new holiday-inspired items to my home, including books.
Halloween is only 6 weeks away so it’s time to think ahead and arrange, assemble and make way for all that is spooky and eerie. New to our home library is an adorable book, Crimson Twill, Witch in the City.
Deep in the woods in Cackle County, Crimson lives in a quaint cottage with her witch mother. Although Crimson is a witch as well, you’d never know it. A typical witch wears a black hat, black dress, and pointy shoes. Not Crimson. She’s into polka dots, big bows and she adores puppies. She giggles instead of cackles and has pleasant dreams instead of nightmares.
It’s an exciting day for Crimson. She is taking her mom’s broom into New Wart City and going to Broomingdales for the very first time. This store has everything a witch could want and need, or so she was told. This story is filled with the magic of visiting and experiencing a new world. Museum of Magical Arts, conjuring, spider-shaped buttons, crooked combs, cauldron cola, magic spells, potion accessories, cats, puppies, ogres and so much more. What more could a sweet little witch ask for?
Disclaimer: I received complimentary products to facilitate a review. All opinions are my own, yours may differ.