Book Review: The Bumpy Little Pumpkin by Margery Cuyler

Today’s review is The Bumpy Little Pumpkin by Margery Cuyler and illustrated by Will Hillenbrand. This is a book more for the little one, and here’s what it’s about: All summer, Little Nell has tended the garden with BIG Mama, BIG Sarah, and BIG Lizzie, and finally the pumpkins are ready for Halloween. Her sisters choose smooth, round pumpkins to carve, but Little Nell likes a bumpy little one best. Sarah and Lizzie jeer, “It’s … Read more…

Book Review: Harriet’s Halloween Candy by Nancy Carlson

Today’s review is Harriet’s Halloween Candy by Nancy Carlson and here’s what it’s about: While sharing might be okay the rest of the year, on Halloween Harriet’s determined not to share her treats with her little brother, Walt. She is running out of places to hide her stash, and there’s only one thing she can do … Harriet’s hilarious–and tummy aching–solution will delight both her old fans and those new to Nancy Carlson’s Neighborhood in … Read more…

Book Review: Boo! by Robert Munsch

Today’s review is BOO! by Robert Munsch, a fun book I fell in love with in the first few pages. Here’s what it’s about: Best- selling team Robert Munsch and Michael Martchenko create another funny adventure about a boy named Lance, who finds an inventive way of getting more candy on Halloween. Lance loves dressing up for Halloween. This year, instead of wearing a store-bought mask, he paints his face very, very scary. When Lance … Read more…

Book Review: Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds

Since today is the 2nd of the month and I’ve only posted one other review for the Halloween reviews, I’m re-posting this one. Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds is one of my favorite scary books for kids and worthy of an annual reminder. Here’s what it’s about: The Twilight Zone comes to the carrot patch in this clever picture book parable about a rabbit who fears his favorite treats are out to get him. Jasper … Read more…

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