One child a week is fifty-two a year. Squish them and squiggle them and make them disappear.’..This is a story about REAL WITCHES…Real witches dress in ordinary clothes, have ordinary jobs and look very much like ordinary people…But they are not ORDINARY . . …Most of all, they hate children. Hate them with a red-hot sizzling hatred..And The Grand High Witch, leader of all the witches, has a plan to make each and every child disappear…That is, unless one boy and his grandmother can stop her . . .