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The Halloween Treeby Ray Bradbury
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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.
"A fast-moving, eerie...tale set on Halloween night....Enhanced by appropriately haunting black-and-white drawings." Booklist
"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
"A spectacular guide to the nether regions." Kirkus Reviews
"Imaginatively cryptic...skillfully presented." The Los Angeles Times
"There is a great treat in Bradbury's frenetic imagery." The New York Times
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.
A group of children and a "spirit" go back through time to discover the beginnings of Halloween.
About the Author
Ray Bradbury lives in Los Angeles.
Joseph Mugnaini lives in California.
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