Tag Archives : Halloween

Halloween Picture Book Classic


It really is hard for me to believe that the book I am profiling today has been around for 17 years.  In hindsight, I did read it to my now high school senior when he was little, so I don’t know why I am so surprised.  Time really is flying by,  This is one of those books that all my…

Anatomy of a Rotten Pumpkin


What does it say when my favorite Halloween book is called Rotten Pumpkin?  No I am not cynical about the holiday, but who out of the lot of us hasn’t had a pumpkin go a little bad on the front stoop?  This book will answer every question you have (and even some you don’t) about why our Jack O Laterns…

Nightmares for Halloween


How about a book that has readers confronting their nightmares for Halloween!    Understanding what really scares us can sometimes be the hardest thing of all.  But once we face our fears, those nightmares go away.  Oh, and it is written by the actor Jason Segel, so there are plenty of laughs to keep readers entertained. Don’t forget to follow…

Early Chapter Book for Halloween


What a treat to have such a delightful early chapter book for Halloween.  Mercy Watson is a wonderful series.  Who can resist a pampered pig who fancies herself a princess for the holiday?  Well, perhaps she is less a princess than a porcine vying for some treats, but all in all the laughs abound in this silly story. Don’t forget…

Humor and Suspense for Kids


With Halloween looming ahead of us, what better time to give kids some books with a little fright factor!  The book I am profiling today has plenty of humor and suspense for kids so they can get their dose of bone chilling adventure while also howling with laughter. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or by…