Synopses & Reviews
hiding behind the pumpkin in this interactive lift-the-flap book thatandrsquo;s part hide-and-seek, part peekabooandmdash;and all Halloween! Ten jack-oandrsquo;-lantern flaps lift to reveal a host of Halloween creatures, including a mischevious cat, bebopping skeletons, a friendly Frankenstein, and a group of children in costume. Are you ready to trick-or-treat, too? Then lift one more flap for a sweet surprise!
With lyrical text by Kay Winters and jewel-toned art by Jeannie Winston, this sturdy book is a perfect gift for children celebrating their first Halloween!
Features eleven flaps.
"Meddaugh's vigorous illustrations add a lot to the fun. A satisfying addition to the Halloween repertoire." Kirkus Reviews
Bunting offers a kicky outing here, bringing a dash of modern silliness to her twist on familiar lore.
Caldecott-winner McCullys sprightly watercolors bring [the] story to life.
"This is a book for group sharing and joining in. Children will sing and dance and chant the refrain as they shake their bones with the hip-hop rhyming words and swirling pictures." Booklist, ALA
and#147;The rhythm is infectious. . . . This should keep the storytime set jiggling to the last scoo-bee-doo-bee-doo-wah. Yeah!and#8221; Horn Book
Brave little trick-or-treaters can tour a dark, mysterious house in this safely spookyand#160;Halloween novelty book! There are glittery ghosts andand#160;soft bat wings to touch, plusand#160;surprises behind every door (or under every flap)and#160;in this jam-packed holiday novelty book by Eve Bunting and Susan Meddaugh. and#160;
This is the house where the scary ones hide . . . Follow two pairs of sneakers, one large, one small,and#160;as they tour a dark, mysterious house in this safely spooky Halloween flap book. There are glittery ghosts, soft bat wings, and surprises behind every door in this novelty book with flaps and touch-and-feel elements throughout. With a rhyming text by the prolific and beloved Eve Bunting and tongue-in-cheek illustrations by the wry and witty Susan Meddaugh, this card stock book is just the right thing to slip into your trick-or-treater's bag!
What do leprechauns do? They bury a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, of course. But as Mrs. Bally Bunions ox, Miss Maude Murphys hen, and Old Jamie soon find out, they cant resist having a little fun along the way. For, besides burying pots of gold, mischief is what leprechauns do!
From this amazing picture book duo comes a lively fun tale thats perfect for mischief makers of all ages!
All we see are two pairs of sneakers--one large, one small--as a little girl and her father tour a dark, mysterious house.
It's Halloween night. The city is quiet. The city is still. But as the lights go down, the music comes up - and the guests start to arrive at the hip-hop Halloween ball! And oh, what a party it is. Told in hip-hop rhyming text, L'il Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks, Tom Thumb, and all of their fairy-tale friends come together for a rapping, stomping, shaking Halloween romp. Scoo-bee-doo-bee-doo-wah. Yeah!
A sweet and spookyand#160;lift-the-pumpkin-flap book.
When Otis Weaselgraft opens his Perfect Pup Institute, promising to train even the most drooling, barking, scratching, squirrel-chasing dog to be perfectly obedient in three easy steps, Martha smells a rat. Thereand#8217;s something very strange about the Perfect Pup graduates, and Martha is determined to find out what it is!
About the Author
Susan Meddaugh was born and raised in Montclair, New Jersey. She graduated from Wheaton College, where she studied French literature and fine arts. After working briefly with an advertising agency in New York, she moved to Boston and worked at a publishing company for ten years, first as a designer, then art editor, and finally as art director. While there, she did the illustrations for Good Stones (Houghton Mifflin) by Anne Epstein, and then decided to strike out on her own as a freelance illustrator and creator of children's books. Since that time, Susan has written and illustrated many popular books for children, including Martha Speaks, which was chosen as a New York Times Best Illustrated Book for 1992. In 1998 she was awarded the New England Book Award, given by the New England Booksellers Association to recognize a body of work. Her work also was acknowledged with a New York Times Best Illustrated Award. She lives in Sherborn, Massachusetts.