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Written by Debbie Leppanen & illustrated by Tad Carpenter
Published by Beach Lane Books
4.75 / 7.0
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This frighteningly funny collection of Halloween poems is perfect for sharing! It’s that time of year again… The wind is howling, the leaves are blowing. A sliver of moon is barely showing. And the happy haunters are ready for a monstrous good time! In this collection of fifteen sweet, silly, and seriously fun rhyming poems, young readers will meet hungry ghouls, sneaky ghosts, and frisky skeletons, all who love partying in the moonlight. It’s a Halloween spook-tacular like no other!

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Book-loving mommy-to-be! Recently enjoyed The Hobbit, Becoming, and The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel.
4.75 / 7.0

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Book Topics › poetry
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Who Wrote Trick-or-Treat

Who Illustrated Trick-or-Treat

Tad Carpenter

Tad Carpenter is a designer, author, teacher, and illustrator of many books for young readers. The New York Times Book Review raved of his Zoom! Zoom!, “Any child obsessed with trucks or backhoes or trains or steam shovels should get a jolt of pleasure from the vehicular energy on display here.” He lives in Kansas City, Missouri. Visit him online at

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Tad Carpenter's Book Dedication

For Jessica—you love to scare me and I love that about you!

Debbie Leppanen's Book Dedication

For Matt and Maria, my two favorite treats

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Book Details

Publication Date:
August 6, 2013
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The text for this book is set in Memphis.
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The illustrations for this book are rendered digitally.
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