Five Little Pumpkins by Ben Mantle

Five Little Pumpkins by Ben Mantle (Illustrator)


Paperback:           24 pages

Age Range:           2 – 4 years

Publisher:              HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks


Roll into Halloween with this wickedly funny rhyming book!


Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate.

The first one said, “My, it’s getting late!”

The second one said, “There are witches in the air!”

The third one said, “Good folk, beware!”


Five little pumpkins are sitting quietly on a gate until… night falls and they are joined by a cast of creepy characters – witches, spiders, bats, frogs and ghosts – all determined to cause plenty of Halloween mischief. What a terrific treat!




The Night Before Halloween by Natasha Wing  (Author), Cynthia Fisher (Illustrator)

Paperback: 30 pages

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap


A story in the style of the familiar poem, “The Night Before Christmas,” tells how a housefull of monsters, goblins, witches and the like prepare for Halloween.


And not forgetting:


The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams (Author), Megan Lloyd  (Illustrator)

Paperback: 32 pages

Age Range: 4 – 8 years

Publisher: HarperCollins;


“Once upon a time, there was a little old lady who was not afraid of anything!” But one autumn night, on a woodsy path near her cottage, with the wind whipping about and the moonlight just winking through the trees, the little old lady heard