written and illustrated by David Biedrsycki
Some kids are not to sure about Halloween, it can be scary. I know some costumes that come to our door are down right scary, I still hate clowns! Sometimes after reading a whole huge stack of books kids are a little more ready for trick or treating. Sometimes it comes down to finding the right costume. In Me and My Dragon Scared of Halloween you follow a boy and his pet dragon (how awesome is that!) they cover all the bases to making Halloween less scary and more fun. Between reading a ton of Halloween books to trying lots and lots of costumes. Dragon finally gets and idea and it just might work. Check out this book to see what dragons idea is and if he ends up liking Halloween after all.
summary: A boy tries to find the perfect Halloween costume for his pet dragon, so they can go trick-or-treating together.
A Spooky Book of Colors
by Mary Mckenna Siddals
illustrated by Jimmy Pickering
Shivery Shades of Halloween is a great way to introduce fun read aloud poetry to young readers and listeners. This book is perfect for the classroom, story time or just some fun home reading. It is a great way to talk about colors and relating them to Halloween makes it that much more fun. A non scary Halloween picture book for the toddler, preschool, and elementary.
summary: A rollicking, rhyming Halloween romp–in every color!
What color is Halloween? Why, it’s as green as an “eerie glow, evil grin, vile brew, clammy skin,” Children will learn their colors as they follow a cute little creature on his adventure through haunted halls, moonlit forests . . . perhaps even a Halloween party! Jimmy Pickering’s stylized settings and adorable monsters add a blast of colorful creepy-crawliness that will make kids giggle. Who knew that learning colors could be such spooky fun?
This fun picture book was found through my libraries overdrive. Over the next 2 weeks plan to feature many Halloween picture and chapter books that are available now through your local library or book store.