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The Littles and the Scary Halloween

The Littles and the Scary Halloween

Series: The Littles
by John Peterson Illustrated by Jacqueline Rogers
This new addition to the series for beginning readers was adapted from THE LITTLES AND THE GREAT HALLOWEEN SCARE (Scholastic 1975).

Every Halloween, Tom and Lucy try to think up a trick that will really scare their parents -- but nothing works. This year, the two children are sure they'll find something scary in the Biggs' attic. And they do -- a hairy spider! Lucy gets caught in the spider's web, but Tom manages to fend off the insect. They both escape to the Biggs' kitchen, where they get trapped for hours inside a jack-o-lantern. When they finally get back to their apartment, they find two very frightened parents. Success is bittersweet for Tom and Lucy, who promise not to do anything quite that scary again.
Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
2.1
Lexile Measure
240L
DRA
16
Guided Reading
J
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
32

About the Author and Illustrator

John Peterson John Peterson wrote Tony's Treasure Hunt (later renamed Terry's Treasure Hunt), a collaboration with his wife, Holly, which has sold more than a million copies in paperback. Among his many books for children, the most popular have been the stories about the family of tiny people known as the Littles.
Jacqueline Rogers

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