Just Say Boo!

Just Say Boo!

By Susan Hood; Jed Henry (Illustrator)

HarperCollins Publishers, Hardcover, 9780062010292, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 24, 2012


If three dinosaurs roar when you open your door, what do you say?

"Boo!" of course! In this charmingly spooky story by Susan Hood, little trick-or-treaters learn just what to say in every Halloween situation. From rattling bones to ghostly footsteps, Susan captures all the best scares of the seasonand teaches just the right way to dispel fears in favor of fun. Jed Henry's lustrous watercolors add the perfect crisp chill to this fall-weather story.

For if a skeleton groans as she rattles her bones, what do you say?

About the Author
Susan Hood is the author of more than 200 children's books, including several other Pup and Hound titles for Kids Can Press. She was most recently the Children's Content Director for Nick Jr. Magazine. Susan lives in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Jed Henry has always had an affinity for animals. As a child, he preferred zoos to museums, and Shark Week was more fun than Christmas. Now that he s mostly grown up, Jed still loves animals. His favorite critters are his two little girls, who are about as wild as they come. Jed Henry has published with many publishers including Harper Collins, Simon and Schuster, and Penguin. He illustrated the NYT Bestselling Can'tWait Till Christmas, written by Mike Huckabee, published in October2010. In February 2011, he published Picka Pup by Marsha Wilson Chall with Margaret K. McElderry Books.Jed lives by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, in Provo, Utah.This ishis first book with Houghton Mifflin. Visit Jed Henry's blog at http: //jedart.blogspot.com and while your on the web, visit his official website, too, at www.jedhenry.com.