A duology of children's fantasy novels by Mary Norton (who also wrote ''Literature/TheBorrowers'').
The individual novels are ''The Magic Bed Knob; or, How to Become a Witch in Ten Easy Lessons'' and ''Bonfires and Broomsticks''. They are commonly republished in a single volume as ''Bedknob and Broomstick''.[[note]]The spelling of "Bedknob", "Bed Knob" or "Bed-knob" varies by edition; we're sticking with the non-hyphenated spelling here for WikiWord convenience.[[/note]]
The series inspired the Disney film ''Film/BedknobsAndBroomsticks''.
!!''Bedknob and Broomstick'' provides examples of:
* ApothecaryAlligator: Miss Price's workroom includes "a small stuffed alligator, which hung by two wires from the ceiling."
-->"What are alligators used for, Miss Price?" asked Paul.\\
Again Miss Price's long training in truthfulness overcame her longing to impress. "Nothing much," she said. "They're out of date now. I like to have it there for the look of it."