AlphaOops by Alethea Kontis
H Is for Halloween

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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.

About Alethea Kontis

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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.
Published July 13, 2010 by Candlewick. 40 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books.

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Z does not respond kindly to this nonsense: “Ooh, V is for violence.” Without their usual order, the letters have trouble determining if all of them have had a turn, but find U in the nick of time: “U’s been in the bathroom since P took over.” A ends the show spectacularly and earns an apology fr...

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