The Magical Mister Crab
by Susanna Southdown
Maria along with her two younger brothers, runs away from an abusive father and timid mother in search of a better life. Along the way they have some great adventures in the Enchanted Forrest, where they encounter the wicked witch, along with her two killer dogs. They later have problems with the infamous Snake family, but also meet the hero of the story, the magical Mr. Crab.