Synopses & Reviews
Young readers are shown how to count backwards from ten in this Halloween tale involving ten ghosts, a witch, and a haunted house. Full-color illustrations.
It's Halloween, and ten timid ghosts in a haunted house have a problem: a mean witch is preparing to move in and scare them away, one by one Young trick-or-treaters learn to count backwards from ten to one as each ghost flies away to the woods after seeing a gleaming skeleton, a bat black as night, a frightening hoot owl, or an enormous rat, just a few of all the witch's tricks. But one clever ghost, before flying away, unravels the witch's plan Together, the ghosts rise up against the witch in a big, scary BOO Jennifer O'Connell's wacky yet mysterious illustrations lead the reader through the ghosts' dilapidated mansion. And her gently spooky and rhyming text encourages children to participate in the haunted countdown, making reading and learning eerie fun
About the Author
Jennifer is the author and illustrator of many children's books. Her book, TEN TIMID GHOSTS, was a New York Times, Publisher's Weekly, and USA Today bestseller and has sold more than a half million copies. She lives with her family in Bethesda, Maryland. You can visit her at www.jenniferoconnellart.com