Petal and Poppy and the Spooky Halloween! by Lisa CloughPetal and Poppy and the Spooky Halloween! by Lisa Clough

Petal and Poppy and the Spooky Halloween!

byLisa CloughIllustratorEd Briant

Paperback | August 26, 2014

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Halloween is here, and Petal and Poppy are going to a party! But Petal's scared.&nbspHalloween is too spooky. Poppy assures Petal it's all just pretend that&nbspthere's nothing to be afraid of. But then a haunted house scares Poppy. Maybe Halloween is a little spooky after all!&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp Told in a very simple graphic novel format, the Petal and Poppy books are perfect for readers just beginning to read independently. The words and sentences are easy to decode, and work in tandem with the illustrations to help&nbspreaders gain a deeper understanding of the text. Most important, the delightful characters and story lines will foster a love of reading that will stay with readers throughout their lifetime.
Lisa Clough and Ed Briant are the husband-and-wife creative team behind all the Petal and Poppy books. Under the name Lisa Jahn-Clough, Lisa has also written and illustrated  Alicia's Bad Day and  My Friend and I.  Ed is also the creator of the comic "Tales from the Slushpile," published online with Pu...
Title:Petal and Poppy and the Spooky Halloween!Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.14 inPublished:August 26, 2014Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544336038

ISBN - 13:9780544336032

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Editorial Reviews

Simple text combines with short, but not stilted, sentences, and colorful, humorous illustrations with just enough dark to retain the Halloween feel." - Booklist Online "Angular, digital animal cartoon characters keep the tone upbeat, while large panels emphasize each detailed scene with cheerful colors. A howling good addition that celebrates a favorite holiday" - School Library Journal "Clough is able to inject the story with light doses of humor and suspense, even within the vocabulary limitations typical of the format." - Publishers Weekly "