10 Trick-or-Treaters by Janet Schulman

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10 trick-or-treaters
on a dark and spooky night
out to get some candy
or give someone a fright.

Little do these ten trick-or-treaters know that they are the ones who will be frightened on Halloween night when a toad hops near, a skeleton tries to join their dance party, and a monster asks to share their candy.

This not-too-scary Halloween counting book features the bright, bold artwork of Linda Davick and the comforting, lively rhythms of Janet Schulman's story, making it the perfect gift for young trick-or-treaters everywhere!


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About Janet Schulman

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JANET SCHULMAN is the author of 10 Trim-the-Tree’ers, 10 Easter Egg Hunters, and 10 Trick-or-Treaters, which School Library Journal praised as, “A not too scary treat for the youngest Halloween fans!”LINDA DAVICK is the illustrator of 10 Trick-or-Treaters, 10 Trim-the-Tree’ers, 10 Easter Egg Hunters, about which Booklist said, “Davick’s candy-colored pictures have plenty of charm.”





















Author Residence: New York City, NY.




















Author Hometown: Pittsburgh, PALINDA DAVICK is the illustrator of 10 Trick-or-Treaters, 10 Trim-the-Tree’ers, 10 Easter Egg Hunters, about which Booklist said, “Davick’s candy-colored pictures have plenty of charm.”Illustrator Residence: San Francisco, CA
 
Published October 6, 2010 by Dragonfly Books. 32 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The fourth title in this duo’s series of holiday counting books (10 Easter Egg Hunters, 2010, etc.) introduces the ethnically diverse crew on the opening page with strategically placed candy hearts identifying their names.

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Ornaments called Santa’s elves are really elf hats, a stray snowman shows up on the tree before the page calling for snowmen, and a little girl dressed as an angel as she adds three angels to the tree makes the total number of angels appear to be four rather than three.

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Schulman gives the traditional count-down book a Halloween twist in this adaptation of the classic rhyme involving monkeys bouncing on a bed.

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In Davick and the late Schulman's third holiday counting title, 10 impish children hunt for eggs inside and outside a purple house that could pass for Barbie's starter home ("Pam looks in the tulip pots,/ Finds an egg with polka dots").

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Guess what he gets from his neighbor Priscilla./ Annie Lee knows how Pete likes bugs./ He’ll really dig her squishy slugs!” The valentines are collected on the right side of each spread, while the kids busy themselves making cards, decorating a house with streamers and balloons, and enjoying ...

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Ten children emerge from a violet-tinted apartment building and board a yellow bus: "10 trick-or-treaters.../ standing in a line./ Along came a spider.../ and then there were 9."

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