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:BEWARE THE HARE! Is he or isn't he a vampire? Before it's too late, Harold the dog and Chester the cat must find out the truth about the newest pet in the Monroe household -- a suspicious-looking bunny with unusual habits...and fangs!
Annotation:This richly illustrated book travels in time to the rural South of the 1870s. Celie, a young African-American girl, wants more than anything to win the costume contest at the All Hallow's Eve Dance.
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: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:Don't have time for a whole Halloween book? Enjoy spooky and fun short stories from wonderful writers one at a time.
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:Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are enjoying Halloween fun in Sleepy Hollow, New York, but when unplanned spooky things start happening, they investigate whether a real headless horseman might be to blame.
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:A little boy has an adventure in the scary basement of his mysterious new neighbor, Mr. Neewollah. Includes a CD of the author reading the story.