Book Review: Halloweena by Miriam Glassman

Today’s Halloween book review is Halloweena by Miriam Glassman. Here’s what it’s about: When crotchety old witch Hepzibah is given a human child to take care of, she’s horrified (“not a wart on her,” poor thing). And when, after years of careful training in witchery, the child, Halloweena, asks for human playmates, Hepzibah is aghast. Nevertheless, she wants to see Halloweena happy, and as she tries to find friends for her daughter, Halloweena proves she … Read more…

Book Review: Wild Witches Ball by Jack Prelutsky

Today’s Halloween Book review is Wild Witches Ball by Jack Prelutsky. Here’s what it’s about: A tall witch, a round witch, a silly witch, too. Some are spooky, some are cute, and one wears go-go boots They have gathered for their ball. Why not try to count them all? This is a playful poem that counts backward from ten. The illustrations are equally playful and fun. This is a really quick read I think kids … Read more…

Book Review: The Witch Casts a Spell by Suzanne Williams

Today’s Halloween book review is The Witch Casts a Spell by Suzanne Williams. Here’s what it’s about: With its delightfully hair-raising surprise ending, this Halloween frolic is set to the tune of “The Farmer in the Dell” I had fun reading this story with the music of The Farmer in the Dell in my head. What I really liked about this book is the illustrations. Barbara Olsen did a spectacular job! Very creative! It’s a … Read more…

Book Review: Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

When I was looking for Halloween books to review I ran across Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson. This isn’t a Halloween themed book, but it’s worth a mention, so I decided to write a second review today. Here’s what it’s about: The witch and her cat are happily flying through the sky on a broomstick when the wind picks up and blows away the witch’s hat, then her bow, and then her wand! … Read more…

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