Spooky ABC by Eve Merriam

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Untold hazards
haunt this alphabet book -- APPLES you don't dare bite, BATS that lurk and swoop, CRAWLERS that creep right down into your gizzard...

(And that's just the first three letters!)

Ever since its first publication in 1987 as Halloween ABC, this collection of poems by renowned poet Eve Merriam and images from Caldecott Honor artist Lane Smith has been mesmerizing readers young and old. Now it's been 'spooked up,' so a whole new generation of youngsters can relish this voyage through the alphabet!

But beware! The T is for TRAP, so read with care!


About Eve Merriam

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Eve Merriam was an Obie Award-winning playwright and a winner of the National Council of the Teachers of English (NCTE) Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. During her distinguished career she authored more than fifty books including It Doesn't Always Have To Rhyme, 12 Ways to Get to 11, The Inner City Mother Goose, and Low Song. Ms. Merriam died in 1992.
Published September 1, 2002 by Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing. 32 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Designed to shiver the timbers of youngsters all year round, the previously published Halloween ABC (1987) is now Spooky ABC by Eve Merriam, illus.

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