(Tips from our big team) Fall into a good book! 6 books you and your kids will love this fall!

October 28, 2016
Love reading to your children? Know it’s important to share book time with them? Love to teach them about the things that are in season or are holiday-themed, but not sure what books are best? No worries! Here are six picks that the fine educators at Crossroads say they absolutely love for kids to get you started!

Descriptions below are by Barnes & Noble and were found at http://www.barnesandnoble.com /

1. The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams, Megan Lloyd, Eileen Spinelli

Once upon a time, there was a little old lady who was not afraid of anything! But one autumn night, while walking in the woods, the little old lady heard . . . clomp, clomp, shake, shake, clap, clap. And the little old lady who was not afraid of anything had the scare of her life!

2. Miss Suzy byMiriam Young, Arnold Lobel

Miss Suzy is a little gray squirrel who lives happily in her oak-tree home until she is chased away by some mean red squirrels. Poor Miss Suzy is very sad. But soon she finds a beautiful dollhouse and meets a band of brave toy soldiers. How Miss Suzy and the soldiers help each other makes a gentle, old-fashioned tale that has captured the imaginations of girls and…

3. The Spooky Wheels On The Bus by Ben Mantle, J. Elizabeth Mills

A haunted Halloween bus ride that will have children singing with excitement.

THE SPOOKY WHEELS ON THE BUS is a humorous Halloween-themed version of the classic song THE WHEELS ON THE BUS…with a few ghoulish tricks and treats up its sleeves!

Count from One Spooky Bus up to Ten Goofy Ghosts as this Halloween ride races through town picking up a few…

4. Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman, S.D. Schindler

The witch has grown the biggest pumpkin ever, and now she wants to make herself a pumpkin pie for Halloween. But the pumpkin is so big she can’t get it off the vine.  It’s so big the ghost can’t move it, either. Neither can the vampire, nor the mummy. It looks as if there’ll be no pumpkin pie for Halloween, until along comes the bat with an idea to save the day.…

5. Goodnight Goon: A Petrifying Parody by Michael Rex

Goodnight monsters everywhere, in this parody romp with its own special twist!

?Goodnight tomb. Goodnight goon. Goodnight Martians taking over the moon.?

It?s bedtime in the cold gray tomb with a black lagoon, and two slimy claws, and a couple of jaws, and a skull and a shoe and a pot full of goo. But as a little werewolf settles down, in comes the…

6. Creepy Carrots! by Aaron Reynolds, Peter Brown

In this Caldecott Honor–winning picture book, The Twilight Zonecomes to the carrot patch as a rabbit fears his favorite treats are out to get him.

Jasper Rabbit loves carrots—especially Crackenhopper Field carrots.  He eats them on the way to school. He eats them going to Little League. He eats them walking home. Until the day…

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