The Doctor Witch I Am Reading series provides just the right balance of challenge and support for newly independent readers. Large, easy-to-read type, satisfying stories by top writers, and cheerful fullcolor pictures help children love reading.
In Dr. Witch's Animal Hospital by Sheila Bird and Emma Parrish, Doctor Imelda Witch uses her magical potions and spells to heal forest animals when they are sick. On the evening of the witches' and wizards' ball, she gets all dressed up in her best black dress and her pointiest hat. But her party finery gets muddy when she stops to help a baby owl that has fallen out of a tree. How can she go to the ball now?