Monday Children’s Book Reviews for October 20, 2014

Fancy Nancy’s Fabulous Fall Storybook Collection by Jane O’Connor

“A treasury of six autumn-themed Fancy Nancy stories finds her enjoying the activities and holidays of the season in such tales as Halloween… Or Bust! and Apples Galore!”    [JPB O’CONNOR, J]

5-Minute Spooky Stories

“A collection of Halloween stories featuring Disney characters includes Rapunzel planning a Halloween party, Nemo and his friends searching a sunken ship, and Vanellope and Ralph stumbling upon a haunted house.”                          [JPB FIVE-Minute]

Creating Halloween Crafts by Dana Meachen Rau

“Provides step-by-step instructions, tips, and techniques for creating Halloween costumes and decorations. Whether you’re looking for something to do on a rainy day or making a personalized gift for a friend, crafts are a great way to pass the time. They also provide an opportunity to learn how to draw meaning from technical texts. The activities in this book push readers to read for comprehension, use information gained from the text and illustrations to follow step-by-step directions, determine relationships among steps in a technical process, and build the skills they need to make the perfect crafts for the Halloween season.”                       [J745.59416 RAU]

Trick-or-Treat Safety by Megan Cooley Peterson

“Using simple text and informative photographs, this book teaches children how to be safe while walking around the neighborhood.”                [JE 394.2646 PETERSON]



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