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If Your Babysitter Is a Bruja by Ana Siqueira and Irena Freitas

Happy Monday! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. I'm excited to welcome Ana Siqueira and Irena Freitas to Watch. Connect. Read. Hello, Ana and Irena!   They stopped by to discuss  If Your Babysitter is a Bruja , Halloween, pumpkins, ghosts, and more. I wrote the words in purple, Ana wrote the words in  black , and Irena wrote the words in  orange.  Thank you, Ana and Irena! If Your Babysitter Is a Bruja tells the story of a full-of-imagination girl who faces the unknown with ingenuity and fun, a lot of fun. In the end, she not only learns what it takes to be a bruja, but also not to judge a book by its cover or, that is, a bruja by its sombrero. Irena Freitas’ illustrations are so much fun. I love the girl’s sneaky expressions. I love the energy and how we can get inside the main character’s head through the illustrations. Every time I look at the spread where the bruja spits the magic potion… I laugh. I feel lucky Irena accepted the invitation to illustrate the Bruja. Halloween i

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