Just posted about one of my favorite Halloween books, The Witch Who Was Afraid of Witches. It’s got sisters, a great mom, a cross-gender friendship, and magical power. What more could I ask for? Well, check this out:
Yesterday, when I posted about how the female in so much media is constantly moored on the back of the bike or the back of the Hippogriff, someone told me there is a term for that position: “riding bitch.” With 258,000 matches, Google agrees.
Here, in the story, Roger decides it would be more fun to be a witch than a ghost. He was right.
Savor this image. I wish that, both in fiction and in reality, more females got the chance to steer their own way.