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And Then Comes Halloween

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And Then Comes Halloween
Written by Tom Brenner
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763652997
ISBN-13: 9780763652999
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And Then Comes Halloween

author: Tom Brenner
illustrator: Holly Meade

series name:
And Then Comes

As soon as geese fly south, children take autumn’s cue to start their preparations: it’s 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 join them on this lively and lyrical journey.

"As sweet a marriage of words and pictures as you could hope for. . . . Summons a whole world attuned to the simple pleasures of a homemade Halloween." —The New York Times Book Review
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Picture Books / Paperback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 10 5/8" x 9 1/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
Holidays & Celebrations; Science & Nature; Social Themes; Concepts;
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) illustrated many picture books, including David Elliott’s On the Farm as well as the Caldecott Honor-winning Hush! A Thai Lullaby and its follow-up, Peek! A Thai Hide-and-Seek, both by Minfong Ho.
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