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Which Witch? by Eva Ibbotson

Arriman the Awful, feared Wizard of the North, has decided to marry. But his wife must be a witch of the darkest powers... A sorcery competition is held to discover which witch is the most potent and fiendish, and glamorous Madame Olympia conjures up a thousand plague-bearing rats! Belladonna, the white witch, desperately wants to be a wicked enchantress, but her magic produces flowers instead of snakes. How can she become more devilish than all the other witches?