Browse Abstracts (11 total)

| by Huck, Charlotte

Using ten scary Halloween things readers count from one to ten and then back down again. Each page has illustrations that sequentially correspond to a number, featuring bats, ghosts, skeletons and other Halloween symbols.

| by Bunting, Eve

There are many scary things that come out on Halloween. Things like devils, ghosts, goblins, skeletons, werewolves, vampires and witches may come out to trick or treat.

| by Viorst, Judith

A little boy dreams of and is sure he sees monsters, vampires, ghost, zombies, demons, and goblins at night. His mom always tells him that there are not any of those things that really exist. He does not know if can always believe his mom, because sometimes his mom is wrong and makes mistakes. Although, his mom does not make a mistake this time.

| by Heins, Ethel

Twelve fables from Ivan Krylov of Russia are presented. Some of the fables include The Cat and the Cook, The Swan, the Pike, and the Crab, and The Miser. Many of these fables feature animals with a valuable moral built in.

| by Joyce, William

When the Old Lady is too sick to take care of the garden, the brave bugs realized that they must summon the Leaf Men to save the garden from the destruction made by the evil Spider Queen. The Leaf Men save the garden and the Old Lady's heart returns so she can once again grow her garden.

| by Kimmel, Eric A.

Instead of helping his family clean, Jacob plays with his new brass dreidel. Jacob's mom has had enough, so she sends Jacob to the well for a pail of water. At the well, Jacob meets a goblin who gives him two new magic dreidels.

| by Sendak, Maurice

Ida is supposed to take care of her baby sister while their father is at sea. One day when she is not paying attnetion, goblins come and kidnap her sister. Ida plays her horn to charm the goblins with her music and rescues her sister. From that day on, she never takes her eyes off her baby sister.

| by Kimmel, Eric A.

Hershel spends his Hanakkah holiday in the old town synagoue. his purpose is to ward off the terrible coblins that keep the villagers from celebrating Hanukkah. Hershel restores the holiday to the village by out-smarting the goblins.

| by Mariana.

Miss Flora McFlimsey is a doll who decides to take an adventure on a witch's broom on All Hallows' Eve. The adventure is ruined when she must return home to rid her house of five goblins.

| by Handford, Martin

Waldo and his wizard friend journey through a fantasy. It is filled with goblins, giants, monks, dwarfs, mermaids, knights, and hunters. In the end, Waldo will see the truth about himself.

| by Lorenz, Lee

A terrible ogre comes to live at the edge of a peaceful kingdom. When he kidnaps the princess, a small piper volunteers to rescue her. In his efforts to do so, many secrets of the town are revealed and several spells are broken, allowing the people to live happily ever after.
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