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Halloween Surprise Hardcover – July 19, 2011
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Praise for Halloween Surprise : "A simply written story and witty illustrations with considerable child appeal." Booklist "A good choice for beginning readers...a cheerful addition to Halloween collections." School Library Journal Should stir up anticipation for trick-or-treating. Publishers Weekly Praise for Valentine Surprise "This cozy story is an excellent choice for a family-oriented Valentine's Day reading." -Booklist "A salute to creativity, ingenuity and thinking outside the box." -Kirkus Reviews --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
About the Author
CORINNE DEMAS is the author of many popular books for adults and children, including Valentine Surprise and Saying Goodbye to Lulu, which received a starred review in Publishers Weekly and won the ASPCA Henry Bergh award. She is a professor of English at Mount Holyoke College.
R. W. ALLEY has illustrated nearly a hundred books for children, including Valentine Surprise, Tiger Can't Sleep, Cat Skiddoo, and the beloved Paddington series.
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This is an adorably illustrated, cute Halloween story about a young girl who, with a little help from her two cats comes up with the perfect costume for Halloween. Will she be a princess, a pirate, a ghost, a pumpkin or a ballerina. With all the endless possibilities, Lily not only uses her imagination to come up with her costume ideas, but she creates them, until at last she finds the right one. You'll have to pick up this sweet Halloween story to find out what Lily dressed up as.