As any pumpkin spice-addled caregiver knows, Halloween isn’t all jump scares and haunted houses. For little ones, celebrating the sweet side of the holiday can mean playing dress-up, baking and crafting together, or discovering the endless possiblities of gourd-based decor. And when everyone needs a break, try one of these spook-free stories about animal pals, friendly witches, and finding the perfect pumpkin.
Itâ€™s Halloween in the meadow, and the beloved, classic, and New York Times bestselling feathered friends Duck & Goose go trick-or-treating…But what will Duck and Goose do when they hear a very scary swamp monster is looking for them?
Uni the Unicorn is planting a pumpkin patch, and Uni’s friend Goldie thinks she saw something spooky… What could it be? Uni isn’t scared—Uni knows just how to be brave and solve the mystery!
On Halloween night, Sophie and Grover trade her wooly mammoth costume for his black widow spider disguise. But when a giant squid opens the door to greet the trick-or-treaters at Grandma’s house, it’s Grandma who has the last laugh.
The witch and her cat are happily flying through the sky on a broomstick when the wind picks up and blows away the witch’s hat, then her bow, and then her wand! Luckily, three helpful animals find the missing items, and all they want in return is a ride on the broom. But is there room on the broom for so many friends?
Chapter book readers’ favorite kitten mermaids are back to celebrate Paw-loween in Purrmaids #11: A Purr-fect Pumpkin! In Kittentail Cove, Shelly, Coral, and Angel can’t wait to go to the Paw-loween festival—but Coral is a little nervous about the Haunted House. Can this scaredy cat learn to be brave so she can see her purr-fect pumpkin on display in the house?
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