Like Bauer's earlier collections (Rainy Day, etc.), a thematic gathering of short stories, poems, and tidbits of...

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HALLOWEEN: Stories and Poems

Like Bauer's earlier collections (Rainy Day, etc.), a thematic gathering of short stories, poems, and tidbits of information, along with an annotated bibliography of additional resources. The stories here include Galdone's ""King of the Cats""; a short version of ""The Hairy Toe""; a more frightening tale, ""The Jigsaw Puzzle,"" by J.B. Stamper; and a charming retelling by Jeanne Hardendorff of ""The Bed Just So."" The poetry is unsurprising and familiar; still, it's helpful to have it collected together. Sis's whimsical, occasionally eerie b&w illustrations add appropriately to the humor and the mood. A welcome addition for programmers as well as for young readers.

Pub Date: Sept. 1, 1989

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: 78

Publisher: Lippincott

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: Aug. 15, 1989