Aunt Fred is a Witch

Aunt Fred is a Witch


Written by Rachna Gilmore and Illustrated by Chum McLeod


Leila is about to spend a weekend with her Aunt Fred, whom everyone says is a witch. When the adults leave, Aunt Fred puts on a wild outfit and scoops Leila up onto her motorcycle. After a spectacular day, Leila forgets that Aunt Fred is supposed to be a witch. But a bedtime drink makes her wonder... is Aunt Fred trying to hex her?

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About the Author

Born in India, Rachna Gilmore has lived in London, England, and Prince Edward Island. She now lives in Ottawa where she continues to plark (play, work, lark) at her writing, dreaming up weird and wonder-filled tales.

About the Illustrator

Chum McLeod is the illustrator of Business in Bangkok, Belfry Bat the Scaredy Cat, and Aunt Fred is a Witch. She lives in Barrie, Ontario.

Product Information

  • Release: August 1, 1991

  • $5.95 Paperback

  • 24 Pages

  • 8 x 8

  • Children’s Picture Book

  • Ages 5-8 / Grades K-3

  • Guided Reading: M

  • ISBN: 9780929005232


  • Character Education
    > Empathy
    > Friendship & Family