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Waldo Peirce


(1884 - 1970)

Waldo Peirce

Waldo Peirce was an American painter, sometimes called the American Renoir. His favorite subject was his children. The portrait is by George Bellows.


The Magic Bed-Knob (1943)

Charles, Carey and Paul are staying in the English countryside with an aunt, when they discover their neighbor, Miss Price, is an apprentice witch. She bribes them to silence by putting a traveling spell on their bed-knob and their adventures begin.

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Author(s): Mary Norton
Illustrator(s): Waldo Peirce

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