Hallowilloween

Nefarious Silliness from Calef Brown

By Brown, Calef

Publishers Summary:
Welcome to the spooky side of Calef Brown's imagination, where things are just as scarily silly as they seem! It’s a magic night, a silly, spooky scene. Are you ready for Hallowilloween? Polkabats and Octopus Slacks: 14 Stories "Pure mania and inspiration . . . I call it a masterpiece"—Danial Pinkwater, NPR'S Weekend Edition Flamingos on the RoofA #1 New York Times Bestseller"Silly it may be, but all the best kind, prompting the reader to see the world (slightly) askew and to delight in it."—Horn Book Soup for Breakfast"A smorgasbord of punditry and weirdness, this collection will remind kids that poetry and pictures can exist just for kicks."—Publishers Weekly

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978-0-54721-540-2
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School Library Journal

Reviewed on August 1, 2010

Gr 2–5—Brown's playful collection of poems and paintings is likely to inspire as many giggles as it does shivers. Readers meet a werewolf named Jack, Duncan the shrunken head, and an unhappy mummy: "Why oh why/was I so badly mummified?/Where is the pride/in good mummification?" Gory René admires his self-portrait, a faithful rendering of his fes...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on September 6, 2010

- Calef Brown's rhymes are witty and mischievous. A mummy worries about his wrappings ("What a bummer!' / the mummy cried, / Why oh why / was I so badly mummified!'"); a vampire becomes an umpire ("He only work...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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