Fiendishly Good Books For Kids at Halloween.
HAUNTINGLY GOOD BOOK OF THE WEEK
KNITBONE PEPPER-GHOST DOG BY CLAIRE BARKER
An endearing tale about a ghost dog called Knitbone who wants to reconnect with his owner Winnie Pepper whilst stopping dastardly thieves from steal their family home. Helped by other ghost pets called 'Beloveds', can Knitbone save the day? A charming and sensitive story for animal lovers and any child who has lost a pet. The hardback format and adorable illustrations make it a great gift for Christmas and Birthdays.
ISBN:9781409580379 HB Usborne Publishing Ltd £9.99
PICTURE BOOK 3+
PUMPKIN SOUP BY HELEN COOPER
A richly illustrated rhyming book about three friends Cat, Duck and Squirrel who make pumpkin soup every day. Cat prepares, Squirrel stirs, Duck adds salt. But what happens when Duck wants to try Cat's job? A warm comforting read about friendship and sharing. The stunning artwork of copper colours make it the perfect Autumnal read as the nights close in. A veritable feast that is great for class room discussion plus a pumpkin soup recipe.
ISBN:9780552545105 PB Random House Children's Publishers UK £7.99
THE WORST WITCH BY JILL MURPHY
An hilarious children’s classic and a perfect read for little girls always getting into trouble without meaning to! Many children will empathise with Mildred, a disastrous trainee witch who keeps messing up with hilarious results. My favourite was when she put a bucket of water on her teachers head! The colourful characters and beautiful illustrations in this special hard back edition bring Mildreds story to life and paves the way for when they start reading Harry Potter.
ISBN:9780141344515 HB Penguin Books Ltd £10.99
THE BOX OF DEMONS BY DANIEL WHELAN
Winner of the Write Now! Children’s book award ,this ambitious fantasy is a cross between Alice in Wonderland and His Dark Materials. Ben has always been in possession of a box of demons which has caused him nothing but trouble. How can he get rid of it? Touches on difficult issues, including the loss of a parent, which are interwoven into a complex and dangerous world of demons and angels.
ISBN:9781447267263 HB Pan Macmillan £10.99