Down in Blackberry Bottom lives Miss Slade, a strange and rather dirty old lady. The village children think she's a witch. But Patsy and Jim like her and her six dogs, her donkey, and other assorted animals. Miss Slade may not be a witch, but she's not what she seems.
Dick King-Smith is the author of this season s "Dinosaur Trouble "(see page 14). He lives in the west of England.