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Boo! Haiku

Boo! Haiku

  • ISBN: 9781419721182
  • Publication Date: August 16, 2016


Price: $12.95

A witch, a bat, a skeleton, a jack-o’-lantern, a ghost, and other Halloween friends are all hiding in the pages of this clever book. Deanna Caswell’s playful haiku cleverly hint at the creatures revealed after each turn of the page while Bob Shea’s bright illustrations capture the scary silliness.

Enjoy frights that delight while enjoying the satisfying rhythms of haiku.

Here’s a spooky haiku just for you!
broom across the moon
pointed hat at the window
hair-raising cackle
Can you guess who from this haiku?

“Gorgeous poetry, vibrant illustrations, and masterful use of the page turn.” —Kirkus, starred review


"This just begs to be read aloud to a group of preschoolers, who won't be able to help shouting out their answers. More please."

"There are some especially lovely haikus in the mix, and they often strike a pleasing balance between evocative language and casual phrasings... Playing inky black against bold shades of olive, mustard, and violet, Shea opts for treats over tricks, creating smiley and wholly unthreatening portraits of witches, spiders, scarecrows, owls, and more."
Publishers Weekly

"With its cheerful colors, welcoming smiles, and predictable, participatory pattern, this ghoulish gathering is more friendly than frightful."
The Horn Book

"This picture book is just as clever as the first collection and just as much fun."
School Library Journal

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