What Will You Be for Halloween? by Mark Todd

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What will you be for Halloween? Mark Todd answers that perennial question with eleven clever poems and illustrations.

A mysterious mummy, groaning and moaning, bandaged from head to toe.
What he looks like, only his mummy knows.

A witch? A werewolf? A pirate? A mummy? The perfect book for any child who’s trying to figure out what to dress up as for Halloween night.


About Mark Todd

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Once they discovered zines, Mark Todd and Esther Pearl Watson never stopped making them. They've had illustrations in Rolling Stone and Entertainment Weekly and on CD covers and MTV; they've written and illustrated picture books; their paintings appear in art galleries—and still they keep making zines (and lots of friends while they're at it). They live and work in southern California.
Published August 27, 2001 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 40 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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“A courageous cowgirl in spurs and chaps” and “A ghastly ghost white and creepy” might help spark the creativity of young children as they answer the age-old question, “What will you be for Halloween?” The bright colors and bold lines of the simple drawings could have made this a good read-aloud...

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In this paper-over-board volume, Todd (Start Your Engines) presents a series of costumed children, each set against a solid background and facing front like a paper doll.

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