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ISBN13: 9780375803017
ISBN10: 0375803017
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A stunning contemporary classic by American literary treasure Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles.

Meet the mysterious Mr. Moonshroud, who leads eight boys on a journey back through the centuries to discover the real meaning of Halloween. Prose of exquisite beauty will send shivers of delight — and terror — through readers, who will want to take this trip over and over again, long after the last jack-o'-lantern has gone dark.

Review:

"A fast-moving, eerie...tale set on Halloween night....Enhanced by appropriately haunting black-and-white drawings." Booklist

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"If you want to know what Halloween is, or if you simply want an eerie adventure, take this mystery-history trip. You couldn't have a better guide than Ray Bradbury." Boston Globe

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"A spectacular guide to the nether regions." Kirkus Reviews

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"Imaginatively cryptic...skillfully presented." The Los Angeles Times

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"There is a great treat in Bradbury's frenetic imagery." The New York Times

Synopsis:

The mysterious Mr. Moundshroud leads eight boys on a journey through centuries of the past in order to discover the true meaning of Halloween in a terrifying story that is sure to send shivers up the spine.

Synopsis:

A group of children and a "spirit" go back through time to discover the beginnings of Halloween.

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About the Author

Ray Bradbury lives in Los Angeles.

Joseph Mugnaini lives in California.

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Freitasgirl, December 19, 2006 (view all comments by Freitasgirl)
A Halloween adventure story, that's not easily forgotten, with detailed illustrations that illuminate the plot.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780375803017
Illustrated by:
Mugnaini, Joseph
Publisher:
Random House (NY)
Illustrator:
Mugnaini, Joseph
Author:
Bradbury, Ray
Author:
illustrated by Joseph Mugnaini
Author:
Mugnaini, Joseph
Location:
New York
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Horror & Ghost Stories
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Halloween
Subject:
Halloween
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Horror
Subject:
Time travel
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Halloween
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Subject:
fiction;fantasy;halloween;horror;science fiction;young adult;ray bradbury;novel;sf;bradbury;history;children;holidays;juvenile;children s;death;dark fantasy;time travel;american;ya;children s fiction;children s literature;classic;literature;supernatural;j
Subject:
fiction;fantasy;halloween;horror;science fiction;young adult;ray bradbury;novel;sf;bradbury;history;children;holidays;juvenile;children s;death;dark fantasy;time travel;american;ya;children s fiction;children s literature;classic;literature;supernatural;j
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Yearling ed.
Edition Description:
1st Knopf paperback ed.
Series Volume:
106-930
Publication Date:
19990931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
APPROX. 30 BLACK and WHITE
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.58x5.22x.41 in. .25 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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Product details 160 pages Yearling Books - English 9780375803017 Reviews:
"Review" by , "A fast-moving, eerie...tale set on Halloween night....Enhanced by appropriately haunting black-and-white drawings."
"Review" by , "If you want to know what Halloween is, or if you simply want an eerie adventure, take this mystery-history trip. You couldn't have a better guide than Ray Bradbury."
"Review" by , "A spectacular guide to the nether regions."
"Review" by , "Imaginatively cryptic...skillfully presented."
"Review" by , "There is a great treat in Bradbury's frenetic imagery."
"Synopsis" by , The mysterious Mr. Moundshroud leads eight boys on a journey through centuries of the past in order to discover the true meaning of Halloween in a terrifying story that is sure to send shivers up the spine.
"Synopsis" by , A group of children and a "spirit" go back through time to discover the beginnings of Halloween.
"Synopsis" by , US
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