Category: Halloween

“Spook-tacular” Halloween stories

Grimelda: The Very Messy Witch by Diana Murray/illustrated by Heather Ross A perfect rhyming story about a messy little witch – she’s a mess, she’s a scare, she’s a wreck and she needs to sweep. Yes Grimelda has a grimy little witches’ house – she’s lost a very important ingredient in her witches stew, it’s […]

Friday Facts: It Happens in the Month of October

The mysterious month of October is dark and cold. The leaves are changing and falling. Owls, bats, goblins and ghosts are all symbols in this creepy month. Ellen Jackson tells us why in It Happens in the Month of October. The October birthstone is the opal; it was cherished long ago for its multicolored brilliance. […]

Bats, Hats and Scaredy Cats

 For some true fun this Halloween, an old fuzzy, friend is back – Splat the Cat is gearing up for Halloween in Scaredy – Cat, Splat! by Rob Scotton. Read the full article review here. Splat is just an adorable fuzzy black cat but he wants to win the prize for the scariest cat this year. He has […]

October: Raking up Halloween with the leaves

Halloween has come and gone, and before we know it (dare I say) Christmas will be rounding the bend.  But before all the hustle and bustle, silver bells and winter wonderland take some time to savor and enjoy the autumn air. Some of the books we raked in this October, inlcuded Little Harold and four of […]

Sunday Sessions – The Trinity and Halloween

The fall season in is full swing. Thus far we have talked about the fall season and apples. In keeping with this theme; there is a neat book written by Joanne Marxhausen regarding the Trinity as explained using apples. Marxhausen uses the three parts of the apple, the skin, flesh and core to compare to […]