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Witches and wizards in literature quiz

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  • David Bratman
    Should be dead easy for many readers of this list.
    Message 1 of 3 , Oct 31, 2006
      <http://books.guardian.co.uk/quiz/questions/0,,1338062,00.html>

      Should be dead easy for many readers of this list.
    • David Lenander
      To what book is this question referring? Mildred Hubble is the worst witch at Mrs Cackle s Academy for Witches. But who s the teacher s pet? ... David
      Message 2 of 3 , Nov 1, 2006
        To what book is this question referring?
        Mildred Hubble is the worst witch at Mrs Cackle's Academy for Witches.
        But who's the teacher's pet?

        On Nov 1, 2006, at 3:23 AM, mythsoc@yahoogroups.com wrote:

        > 2.
        > Witches and wizards in literature quiz
        > Posted by: "David Bratman" dbratman@...   dbratman1
        >
        > Tue Oct 31, 2006 9:18 pm (PST)
        > <http://books.guardian.co.uk/quiz/questions/0,,1338062,00.html>
        >
        > Should be dead easy for many readers of this list.
        >


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      • David Bratman
        ... _The Worst Witch_ (and sequels) by Jill Murphy, a book that would definitely be considered a Harry Potter ripoff if it hadn t happened to have been
        Message 3 of 3 , Nov 3, 2006
          At 11:37 AM 11/1/2006 -0600, David Lenander wrote:

          >To what book is this question referring?
          >>Mildred Hubble is the worst witch at Mrs Cackle's Academy for Witches.
          >>But who's the teacher's pet?

          _The Worst Witch_ (and sequels) by Jill Murphy, a book that would
          definitely be considered a Harry Potter ripoff if it hadn't happened to
          have been published in 1974.

          I've never read it, but I got the question right on the quiz anyway.

          - David Bratman
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