And Then Comes Halloween

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And Then Comes Halloween
Written by Tom Brenner
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763636592
ISBN-13: 9780763636593
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And Then Comes Halloween

author: Tom Brenner
illustrator: Holly Meade

As soon as geese fly south, children take autumn's cue to start their preparations: itís almost Halloween! With poetic language and vivid collage illustrations, Tom Brenner and Holly Meade follow all the familiar rituals, from hanging paper skeletons to carving pumpkins, from costume-making to trick-or-treating. Halloween lovers will be eager to grab a bag or bucket and join them on this lively and lyrical journey.

When nighttime creeps closer to suppertime, And red and gold seep into green leaves. . . . Then itís time to decide what to be.
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 10 5/8" x 9 1/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
Holidays & Celebrations; Nature & The Natural World; Social Issues;
author’s comments:
Tom Brenner says of his inspiration for AND THEN COMES HALLOWEEN, his first book for children, "I watched October dress up for one last colorful romp before winter and felt the wild energy that sends kids out wearing capes or weird hats to rule the street for a night." He lives on Vashon Island, Washington.
illustrator’s comments:
Holly Meade (1956-2013) wrote and illustrated IF I NEVER FOREVER ENDEAVOR. She earned a Caldecott Honor for her illustrations in HUSH! A THAI LULLABY by Minfong Ho. She also illustrated AND THEN COMES HALLOWEEN by Tom Brenner; ON THE FARM, IN THE WILD, and IN THE SEA by David Elliott; and many others.
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