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My Creepy Valentine by Arthur Howard - Book Review

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By Arthur Howard, Arthur Howard (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781481458405
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Published: Beach Lane Books - October 6th, 2020

Mitzi, the witch thinks, Valentine’s Day is too Lovey-Dovey. She likes the other holidays but not Valentine’s Day. That is until she meets: Spencer. I mean, who would not love this dreamboat? He squirts milk out his nose and can hang upside down and wiggle his ears! So, Mitzi does the one thing she has never done: make him a Valentine’s Day card. But things do not work out as she hoped. Or … do they? This is a sweet book about family, friends and what a real Valentine’s Day card is all about. Adorable and colorful illustrations round things up. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

Mistletoe: A Christmas Story by Tad Hills - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780593174425
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - September 29th, 2020

Embodying the spirit of friendship and giving, this sweet and cozy story illustrates the lengths one little mouse goes to so that her beloved friend can enjoy the season, but most of all the snowy terrain she loves. A wonderful introduction to the true meaning of the season. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

Simon and the Bear: A Hanukkah Tale by Eric A. Kimmel - Book Review

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By Eric A. Kimmel, Matthew Trueman (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781368041751
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2020

This wholly original story weaves in the traditions and beliefs associated with Hanukkah. When young Simon is stranded on an ice floe on his way to America, a Menorah and a polar bear are his saving graces. His belief in miracles and the origin of Hanukkah light the way to his rescue and good fortune for him and his family upon arrival in America. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood

She Wanted to Be Haunted by Marcus Ewert - Book Review

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By Marcus Ewert, Susie Ghahremani (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781681197913
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - July 7th, 2020

Clarisa, an adorable pink cottage, wants to be haunted. Her parents are haunted and her mother even has a witch living in her. So why not Clarisa? But everything she does makes her even cuter and more adorable. That is, until a new friend comes on the scene. Can Clarrisa finally get her wish? Or is she stuck with being too cute forever!?! Hilarious story about what we want is not always what we need. If you know a quirky, not so traditional child (or adult) this is the treat for them! ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

Eenie Meenie Halloweenie by Susan Eaddy - Book Review

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By Susan Eaddy, Lucy Fleming (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062691675
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Published: HarperCollins - July 14th, 2020

A clever rhyming book that uses a child’s imagination to pick out a Halloween costume. Should she be an elephant, penguin, or monkey? She is sure whatever it will be, it is going to be something she can make herself. And the solution is as fun as it is unique. Delightfully cute, bright and perfectly detailed illustrations compliment the ensemble. Not only for Halloween this anytime read will be a new favorite for your library. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette

Cookie Boo by Ruth Paul - Book Review

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By Ruth Paul, Ruth Paul (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062869562
Availability: Special Order
Published: HarperCollins - July 14th, 2020

This Halloween book is going to be a big treat with the little monsters in your life. The rhyming text and the fun, bright, silly illustrations grab you from the first page. Howl along with a gang of cookies out on a spooky night as they meet up with witches’ cats, scare up fun with a doggy by the door and scare (and get scared by) one special little monster friend. Part Gingerbread Man story and all Halloween fun, this book will be a must have for your holiday reading. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


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