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Cover for How to Spook a Ghost (Magical Creatures and Crafts #8)

How to Spook a Ghost (Magical Creatures and Crafts #8)

Sue Fliess, Simona Sanfilippo (Illustrator)


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Halloween is about getting together with friends and family, choosing costumes, and trick-or-treating! Sometimes spooky, always delicious!

But would you be brave enough to investigate strange noises? If you are, you may just meet a friendly ghost who only wants to be part of the fun! Be kind and include them in your trick-or-treating adventure and you may make a new friend! They'll be sure to enjoy the thrill of going out on Halloween night.

So, grab some supplies—scissors, fabric, markers, and a partner—and get ready to make a costume for the biggest candy event of the year.

Sue Fliess’s bouncy read-aloud rhyming text and Simona Sanfilippo’s energetic, whimsical illustrations will bring joy to young readers as they cheer on the kids and their new ghost friend. Also included are guides for teachers and parents about how to engage children in costume-making or an easy Halloween puppet craft, while learning about the history of Halloween, pumpkin carving, and the value of friendship and inclusion on this fun day of gathering with friends to dress up and collect treats. 

Sky Pony, 9781510774087, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2023

About the Author

Sue Fliess has contributed articles to O, the Oprah Magazine, Huffington Post,,, Bay Area Parent, Writer’s Digest, and more, and is the author of more than a dozen picture books. When she’s not writing, she is busy with her two young boys and loves to travel. She lives with her husband, kids, and a smart English Labrador pup named Charlie in Ashburn, Virginia.

Simona Sanfilippo is a children’s book illustrator who lives and works near Turin, the magical town in the north of Italy. Lots of green hills and mountains have surrounded her since childhood and both of them have a big place in her heart, a northern one that loves oceans and snowy lands too. When she lets her pencils have a break, she loves reading about Celtic legends, creating cute handmade creatures, and having a walk into the woods discovering trees and Mother Earth’s gifts.