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The Resource The all-powerful ring : a primo story, John Bemelmans Marciano ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall

The all-powerful ring : a primo story, John Bemelmans Marciano ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall

Label
The all-powerful ring : a primo story
Title
The all-powerful ring
Title remainder
a primo story
Statement of responsibility
John Bemelmans Marciano ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Benevento, a town in southern Italy, is famous for its witches, who are not broomstick-riding hags but a variety of supernatural beings. Among them are the Janara, who fly about on stormy nights performing mischief; the Clopper, an old witch who chases children through the streets of town; and the Manalonga, who hide in wells and under bridges and try to drag children down. Benevento is an ancient town; a Roman theater is at the center, a castle fortress overlooks the town and the river, and farmland surrounds it.

The stories in the Witches of Benevento series take place in the 1820s and feature five children, two of whom are twins. In each of the four books in the series, a different child will be the main character.

The books will be illustrated throughout by Sophie Blackall, who collaborated with John Marciano on The Nine Lives of Alexander Baddenfield and is also wellknown for her illustrations for the Ivy and Bean books. Each book will begin with the same setting of the scene: a map of the town, with the main landmarks and the various spots where the witches can be found; also portraits of the five children and other pertinent characters in the stories, after which each individual story will begin
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marciano, John Bemelmans
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 345
  • 690
Intended audience source
  • Childrens Plus, Inc
  • Lexile
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Blackall, Sophie
Series statement
Witches of Benevento
Series volume
2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Imaginary places
  • Rings
  • Witches
Label
The all-powerful ring : a primo story, John Bemelmans Marciano ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
135 p.
Isbn
9780451471802
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), map
System control number
1947604
Label
The all-powerful ring : a primo story, John Bemelmans Marciano ; illustrated by Sophie Blackall
Publication
Dimensions
18 cm
Extent
135 p.
Isbn
9780451471802
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), map
System control number
1947604

Library Locations

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