The Crow (A Not-So-Scary Story) (Hardcover)

By Alison Paul

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780618663804, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2007

List Price: 16.00*
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Description

Here is a not so scary story about a girl who sees a crow outside her window—and what can happen when you let your imagination get the better of you. Kids will find this spooky story compelling and adults may recognize it as a fun and creative riff on Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven.”


About the Author

Alison Paul was born on a Halloween morning. (Her parents are still wonder whether she was a trick or a treat.) She grew up in sunny California and lived a comfortable, snow-free existence until attending the Rhode Island School of Design. She lives in Providence and is an art professor at the University of Connecticut.


Praise For The Crow (A Not-So-Scary Story)

"[T[he torn-and-cut paper compositions, in a rich palette...have an attractive balance of image and action." Booklist 10/01/07 Booklist, ALA

"[The] collages favor bold compositions made up of surprisingly delicately patterned components." PW 10/8/07 Publishers Weekly

"[C]lever and engaging...fans of slightly spooky stories will enjoy the tale's atmosphere." SLJ November 2007 School Library Journal