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Witches and wizards in literature quiz

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  • 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 1 of 3 , Nov 1, 2006
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      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
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      > 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 2 of 3 , Nov 3, 2006
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        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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