Tag Archives: Halloween

Merry Christmas, Space Case

Author: James Marshall Publisher: Dial Product Description Buddy McGee eagerly awaits a promised Christmas visit from his friend, the thing from outer space.

Little Dracula’s Christmas (Little Dracula Books)

Author: Martin Waddell Publisher: Puffin Product Description The members of a vampire family fail to catch Santa as he makes a delivery of unusual presents.

The Christmas Witch

Author: Steven Kellogg Publisher: Dial Product Description Gloria is the worst student ever to attend Madame Pestilence’s Academy. Not only does she muddle her magic spells and flunk broom drill, she gets in trouble for smiling too much! When Gloria hears about a wonderful holiday called Christmas, she decides she wants to be a Christmas […]

How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin?

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Margaret Mcnamara Publisher: Schwartz & Wade Product Description “HOW MANY SEEDs in a pumpkin?” Mr. Tiffin asks his class as they gather around the big, medium, and small pumpkins on his desk. Robert, the biggest kid, guesses that the largest one has a million seeds; Elinor, sounding like she knows what […]

Skeleton Hiccups

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Margery Cuyler Publisher: Aladdin Product Description What’s the best way to help a skeleton get over his hiccups? Amazon.com Review Skeletons are a little less scary when they have the hiccups. This particular skeleton can’t seem to shake them–not in the shower (nice fuzzy bat slippers!), not while brushing his teeth […]

Shake Dem Halloween Bones

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: W. Nikola-Lisa Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description Bearsie Bear is just falling asleep when a very cold Moosie Moose knocks on the door and asks to sleep over in Bearsie Bear’s warm bed. Next knocks Cowsie Cow, then Piggie Pig, then Foxie Fox, then Goosie Goose . . . and the […]

Nate The Great And The Halloween Hunt (Nate The Great, paper)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Marjorie Weinman Sharmat Publisher: Yearling Product Description It is Halloween night and all the kids are dressed in scary and funny costumes.  Their Trick or Treat bags are getting heavier. Nate’s good friend Rosamond needs his help.  Her cat, Little Hex, is missing.  Little Hex hates Halloween, so maybe he’s hiding.  Or is he lost?  Nate […]

Bats at the Library

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Brian Lies Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Product Description Houghton Mifflin Company Another inky evening’s here— The air is cool and calm and clear. Can it be true? Oh, can it be? Yes!—Bat Night at the library! Join the free-for-all fun at the public library with these book-loving bats! Shape shadows on walls, […]

Yay, You! : Moving Out, Moving Up, Moving On

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Publisher: Little Simon Amazon.com On the occasion of her son’s graduation from high school, Sandra Boynton, the well-loved creator of books and cards featuring hippos, dinosaurs, and sheep, has written a celebratory book for “onwardly mobile” readers. Everyone on the planet will compare this title to Dr. Seuss’s Oh, the Places […]

If You Give a Pig a Party (If You Give…)

Rating: (22 reviews) Author: Laura Joffe Numeroff Publisher: Laura Geringer Product Description If you give a pig a party,she’s going to ask for someballoons. When you give her the balloons, she’ll want to decorate the house. When she’s finished, she’ll put on her favorite dress. Then she’ll call all her friends — Mouse, Moose, and […]

Haunted Castle on Hallow’s Eve (Magic Tree House, 30)

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Mary Pope Osborne Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Amazon.com In the second of the “Merlin Missions”–hardback additions to Mary Pope Osborne’s Magic Tree House series–plucky heroes Jack and Annie must once again must travel back in time to rescue Camelot from looming danger. One wonders why Merlin can’t handle […]

Corduroy’s Merry Christmas Shaped Board Book

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Don Freeman Publisher: Viking Juvenile Book Description ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house Corduroy and his friends were trimming the tree, singing carols, munching cookies, and waiting for Santa. Join in the festivities with Corduroy as he helps make the holiday jolly. With its appealing die-cut shape […]

On Halloween Night (Picture Puffins)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Harriet Ziefert Publisher: Puffin Book Description Emily is so excited, she is dancing. Tonight is Halloween, and she is getting dressed to go out. What costume will she wear? She has a cape that her grandma bought to go with the skirt that her grandpa brought. There are socks with stripes […]

Clifford’s Halloween (Clifford)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Norman Bridwell Publisher: Cartwheel

Where Is Baby’s Pumpkin?

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Publisher: Little Simon Book Description It’s Halloween, but Baby can’t go trick-or-treating until she finds her special pumpkin! Lift the flaps to reveal sparkly, spooky surprises, and join Baby as she gets ready for a fun-filled, hide-and-seek, touch-and-feel adventure.

Blue’s Snack Party: A Lift-the-flap Story (Blue’s Clues)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Sarah Landy Publisher: Simon Spotlight/Nickelodeon Book Description Blue, Steve, and all their friends are making treats for a special snack party, and there is a lot to do! Preschoolers can help count ingrediens, follow recipes, and play a delicious round of Blue’s Clues.

Maisy’s Halloween (Maisy)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Publisher: Candlewick Book Description Happy Halloween! Even the youngest of celebrants will be tickled to find this cute board book tucked in their trick-or-treat bag. Maisy is invited to a Halloween party, but what should she wear? It’s a good thing she has a trunkful of dress-ups to choose from. Will […]

Scary Stories Boxed Set

Rating: (55 reviews) Author: Alvin Schwartz Publisher: HarperTrophy Book Description Walking corpses, dancing bones, knife-wielding madmen, and narrow escapes from death — they’re all here in this chilling collection of ghost stories.

Crunch Time (High School Musical Stories from East High)

Author: N. B. Grace Publisher: Disney Press

Scary, Scary Halloween

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Eve Bunting Publisher: Clarion Books Book Description Four pairs of eyes stare from the blackness to watch fearsome creatures trick-or-treat.

Calavera Abecedario: A Day of the Dead Alphabet Book

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Jeanette Winter Publisher: Voyager Books Book Description Every year Don Pedro and his family make papier-mâché skeletons, or calaveras, for Mexico’s Day of the Dead fiesta. From the Angel and Doctor to the Mariachi and Unicornio, there’s a special calavera for each letter of the alphabet. Come dance with them! Includes […]

Room on the Broom

Rating: (26 reviews) Author: Julia Donaldson Publisher: Puffin Amazon.com There’s always room for one more on this affable witch’s broomstick… or is there? In another mild-mannered tale from the creators of the Smarties Prize-winning picture book, The Gruffalo, a witch and her happily purring cat fly through the wind on their broomstick, without a care […]

The Night Before Halloween

Rating: (8 reviews) Author: Natasha Wing Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Book Description “‘Twas the night before Halloween, and all through the house, All the creatures were stirring, except for the mouse. The monsters had gathered to plan and prepare, For the trick-or-treaters who soon would be there….” Little monsters and goofy goblins take center stage […]

You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You: Very Short Scary Tales to Read Together (You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Mary Ann Hoberman Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers Book Description In an irresistible fourth You Read to Me collaboration, Mary Ann Hoberman and Michael Emberley have added spooky tales to their bestselling and award-winning series–and it’s a scary lot of fun.You’ve never met witches, zombies, ghosts, or ghouls like these before!