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HALLOWEEN HOWLS; HOLIDAY POETRY (I Can Read! Series, Level 2)

Author: Lee Bennett Hopkins

Illustrator: Stacey Schuett

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Publisher: HarperTrophy, an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers,

Material: paperback

Summary: From pumpkins to candy corn to trick or treating, there is a poem for every aspect of Halloween. This is a seasonal book for kids who still need help reading.

Type of Reading: bedtime story, family reading, anytime reading, read aloud book, learning to read, developing reader

Recommended Age: read together: 4 to 8; read yourself: 7 to 9

Interest Level: 4 to 8

Reading Level: 2.8

Age of Child: Started reading with 5-year-old child.

Young Reader Reaction: She asked us to read this book several times over a period of about two weeks.

Adult Reader Reaction: The poems are cute and fun to read. The illustrations helped bring them to life for our pre-reader.

Pros: The book uses poetry (instead of the usual story) to talk about Halloween. It's a fun way to introduce poetry for kids.

Cons: None.

Borrow or Buy: Borrow, at least. It is seasonal, but it is fun to read together and could become a tradition.

If You Liked This Book, Try: THE MONSTER TRAP   THE TEENY TINY GHOST AND THE MONSTER   DIRK BONES AND THE MYSTERY OF THE HAUNTED HOUSE (I Can Read! Series, Level 1)

Educational Themes: The topics are fairly self-evident. The value of the book is in using poetry rather than narrative to create some holiday fun.

Literary Categories: Fiction - Halloween, poetry, easy reader series, rhyme

Date(s) Reviewed: October 2006

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