CRRL Kids: Spooky Stories
Annotation:Friendly creatures of the night-- ghost, vampire, mummy and bat, try to help a witch harvest a huge pumpkin to make a delicious pie. Much repetition to charm preschoolers and kindergartners.
Annotation:With a bit of supernatural help, 19th-century girl Celie tries to win the costume contest at the All Hallow's Eve dance. Beautifully illustrated and just a bit spooky.
Annotation:Poor Cinderella Skeleton! Her stepsisters keep her cleaning the mausoleum from dusk until dawn when she so wants to go to Prince Charnel's ball. Elaborate and eerie illustrations throughout.
Annotation:"Give me some pie!" Everyone wants a slice of Old Witch's delicious pumpkin pie. Is her spell of protection enough to ward off an eager bunch of monsters?
Annotation:Carapace Clavicle Moundshroud teaches a group of boys the history of Halloween while they desperately search for their missing friend on a Halloween filled with magic and suspense.
Annotation:The kids have been growing a special pumpkin all year. What will become of the neighborhood pumpkin patch now that the garden has a new owner?
Annotation:Don't have time for a whole Halloween book? Enjoy spooky and fun short stories from wonderful writers one at a time.
Annotation:Stone Rabbit hasn't been doing his house-cleaning in a long, long time--so long, in fact, that the dust bunnies have come alive--and, they're evil! and taking over the town. One in a funny series of graphic novels.
Annotation:Lauren thinks she so smart. She painted stupid blood on her mummy outfit and won the costume contest. Rachel's sarcophagus costume is better; its magic carries the girls back in time for a chilling Egyptian adventure. Five stories in all.
Annotation:On Halloween, Sammy and her friends stop a mugging and a burglary by someone dressed in skeleton costume. With the help of her friends and a police officer, Sammy is able to solve the puzzle of the thief's identity.
Annotation:Nicky, the new kid in town, is throwing a very scary Halloween party. Albert says he's not afraid of anything, but he changes his mind when he meets some of the other guests at the party. Step Into Reading series, Step 2.
Annotation:Trick-or-treating wasn't much fun for a young boy last year because of all the scary costumes. But this year will be different. He is old enough to join in the fun and be a little scary himself.