Halloween and Wine Mix

You gotta love search engines! All ya gotta do is type in ‘Halloween’ and ‘wine’ and look what you get. Considering how may bottles of wine we go through in a month, I think I’ll make these this weekend.There are a few more in 5 Spooktacular Wine Bottle Crafts in Woman’s Day magazine worth checking out.Ghostly candle holders is a great way to scare people away from MY wine. These are fun from PersonalizationMall.com.The Poison … Read more

Book Review: The Bumpy Little Pumpkin by Margery Cuyler

Today’s review is The Bumpy Little Pumpkin by Margery Cuyler and illustrated by Will Hillenbrand. This is a book more for the little one, and here’s what it’s about: All summer, Little Nell has tended the garden with BIG Mama, BIG Sarah, and BIG Lizzie, and finally the pumpkins are ready for Halloween. Her sisters choose smooth, round pumpkins to carve, but Little Nell likes a bumpy little one best. Sarah and Lizzie jeer, “It’s … Read more

Book Review: Harriet’s Halloween Candy by Nancy Carlson

Today’s review is Harriet’s Halloween Candy by Nancy Carlson and here’s what it’s about: While sharing might be okay the rest of the year, on Halloween Harriet’s determined not to share her treats with her little brother, Walt. She is running out of places to hide her stash, and there’s only one thing she can do … Harriet’s hilarious–and tummy aching–solution will delight both her old fans and those new to Nancy Carlson’s Neighborhood in … Read more

Book Review: Boo! by Robert Munsch

Today’s review is BOO! by Robert Munsch, a fun book I fell in love with in the first few pages. Here’s what it’s about: Best- selling team Robert Munsch and Michael Martchenko create another funny adventure about a boy named Lance, who finds an inventive way of getting more candy on Halloween. Lance loves dressing up for Halloween. This year, instead of wearing a store-bought mask, he paints his face very, very scary. When Lance … Read more

Book Review: Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds

Since today is the 2nd of the month and I’ve only posted one other review for the Halloween reviews, I’m re-posting this one. Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds is one of my favorite scary books for kids and worthy of an annual reminder. Here’s what it’s about: The Twilight Zone comes to the carrot patch in this clever picture book parable about a rabbit who fears his favorite treats are out to get him. Jasper … Read more

Book Review: The Spooky Box by Mark Gonyea

My first Halloween book review is The Spooky Box by Mark Gonyea. Here’s what it’s about: There‚Äôs a KNOCK at the door. A box shows up on the front step. A SPOOKY black box. What could be inside? With fun, dramatic designs, Mark Gonyea shows the scary things that might slither, slice, or slide their way out, from a ton of toads to a bunch of old bones to a robot with laser eyes. When … Read more

Send Us Your Halloween Book Reviews

I’m off to the library today for more kids books to read and review. I’ll be picking up Halloween books and reviewing one a day all month. If you’d like to join me, you can email your reviews to halloween@sitnread.ws. Send us only the Halloween themed stories you enjoyed and would rate a 3 out of 5 or higher please. Make sure you include the following information in your review: Your Name Your Age Book … Read more