The Christmas Witch

The Christmas WitchHyperion, 1991
(Originally published in 1981 by David R. Godine)

Retells the traditional Italian tale of the poor peasant woman who, long ago, set out to find the Christ Child and wanders to this day, carrying a sack of gifts to distribute to good children at Christmas.

Ilse Plume has magically recreated this most beloved Italian tale and has captured the true essence of Christmas. The Christmas Witch will surely become a holiday classic which embodies the spirt of giving and the magic of a loving tradition.