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H Is for Halloween

Alethea Kontis, Bob Kolar (Illustrator)


List Price: 15.99*
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Hardcover (8/9/2011)


H gets top billing — but a stubborn B has something scary to say — as the inside-out alphabet gives a howl-arious Halloween performance.

Ack! It’s time for the show, and A isn’t ready. But then again, Halloween can only start with one letter, no matter how the A-B-Cs normally go! The misbehaving alphabet is back, and there’s no telling who will take the stage next. Z for zombie? P for pirate? Will X think of something good in time? Neon-bright, comically detailed illustrations show a cacophony of costumed letters, each with a mind and personality all its own. Along the bottom, tiny pumpkins arrange the players in proper order, making this alphabet story letter-perfect for Halloween.

Praise For AlphaOops: H Is for Halloween

A winsome union of humorous text and art, this light, fresh book is an ideal addition to holiday collections.
—School Library Journal (starred review)

With a surplus of witty asides, the emphasis is on fun.
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Candlewick, 9780763639662, 40pp.

Publication Date: July 13, 2010

About the Author

Alethea Kontis is the author of AlphaOops: The Day Z Went First, her first children’s book. She lives in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Bob Kolar is the illustrator of the first AlphaOops book and the author-illustrator of Big Kicks. He lives in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.