Halloween by Harry Behn

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Luminous, haunting illustrations of three trick-or-treaters' moonlit revels capture the spooky, spine-tingling thrill of this magical night.
 

About Harry Behn

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Harry Behn (1898-1973) was born in Prescott, Arizona. He attended Stanford University and Harvard University, and worked as a Hollywood scriptwriter and a college professor. He was the founding editor of the Arizona Quarterly, founder of the University of Arizona Press and the Phoenix Little Theatre. He wrote numerous children's novels, several of which he also illustrated, and seven books of verse for young readers. Sue Stauffacher is a professional journalist and has been writing a children's book review column for 10 years. She lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Greg Couch is the illustrator of many children's books. He has received two Society of Illustrators Silver Medals. He lives in Nyack, New York.
 
Published August 1, 2003 by North-South Books. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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“Tonight is the night / when dead leaves fly / like witches on switches / across the sky .

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Given Couch's (Summer's Vacation) stylish treatment, the 1949 poem that serves as text for this distinctive picture book will occasion a classic case of the shivers.

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