Saturday, November 2, 2019

These spooky books are not just for Halloween!

I received these books from Workman Publishing for review.  Even though these books are Halloween themed, kids will enjoy them year round!

The Big Book of Monsters is written by Hal Johnson and illustrated by Tim Sievert.  This book is perfect for kids age 10 and up and in grades 4 - 8.  It can be purchased for $16.95.   
Meet the monsters in this who's who of the baddest of the bad!

Like those supernatural beasts everyone knows and fears — the bloodsucking vampire, Count Dracula, and that eight-foot-tall mash-up of corpses, Frankenstein’s Monster.  Or that scariest of mummies, Cheops, who scientists revived after 4,700 years — big mistake!  Or more horrifying yet, the Horla, an invisible, havoc-wreaking creature that herds humans like cattle and feeds off their souls.

Drawn from the pages of classic books and tales as old as time, this frightfully exciting collection features 25 of the creepiest creatures ever imagined, from witches and werewolves to dragons and ghosts.  Every monster is brought to life in a full-size full-color portrait that captures the essence of the beast, and in lively text that recounts the monster’s spine-tingling story.  With sidebars that explore the history and the genre of each source-book, The Big Book of Monsters is an exciting introduction to literature and language arts.

Paint By Sticker Kids:  Halloween is for ages 5 - 9, grades Kindergarten - 4.  It can be purchased for $9.95.

Paint a world of spooky fun with stickers — including stickers that glow in the dark! 

New in this bestselling activity series, Paint by Sticker Kids:  Halloween includes everything kids need to create ten vibrant images, including jack-o-lanterns, a haunted house, a mummy, and a pair of friendly ghosts.

Step 1:  Pick an image. Step 2:  Find the stickers. Step 3:  Match the numbers.  And watch your Halloween painting come to life!

Includes everything you need to create ten sticker paintings on sturdy card stock.  Plus, all the pages are perforated — making it easy to tear out each finished work to frame and share!

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