October 15, 2020 | strande
Can't get enough spooky and scary books and Fall fun? Is it too close to Halloween and all those books are checked out? Here is a selection of books that have multiple formats - including copies on Hoopla. As long as the title remains available in Hoopla, Canton library card holders will not have to wait to access it.
An ordinary bubble may seem pretty harmless to you. To the monsters of La La Land, however, a fragile, shimmering bubble is an object of terror. But with encouragement from the narrator and from readers, the three learn to confront their fears and triumph over the bubbles!
Farmer Brown does not like Halloween. So he draws the shades, puts on his footy pajamas, and climbs into bed. But do you think the barnyard animals have any respect for a man in footy pajamas? No, they do not. For them, the Halloween party has just begun. And we all know these critters far prefer tricks over treats. There are big surprises in store for Farmer Brown!
The Cyclops Witch never backs down from adventure or the medley of monsters she meets along the way. But one spooky night, the only thing in the world that gives her the heebie-jeebies walks right up to her door--and it's not what you're expecting.
Frank was a Monster who Wanted to Dance by Keith Graves.
Frank was a monster who wanted to dance. So he put on his hat, and his shoes made in France...and opened a jar and put ants in his pants! So begins this monstrously funny, deliciously disgusting, horrifyingly hilarious story of a monster who follows his dream. Keith Graves' wacky illustrations and laugh-out-loud text will tickle the funny bone and leave readers clamoring for an encore. Only available on Hoopla.
Gustavo is good at doing all sorts of ghostly things: walking through walls, making objects fly, and glowing in the dark. And he loves almost nothing more than playing beautiful music on his violin. But Gustavo is shy, and some things are harder for him to do, like making friends with other monsters. Now that the Day of the Dead is fast approaching, what can he do to make a connection.
There's a monster in my closet, with claws, and teeth, and hair, and tonight, I'm going to scare him! He lives just right through there...Is there a monster living in your closet? Are you brave enough to catch him?
Monster Needs a Costume by Paul Czajak.
It's almost Halloween, and Monster needs to decide what he's going to be. With so many options - a fireman, a ballerina, a cowboy, a ninja-how will he ever decide? In this playful, rhyming story, Monster shows young readers that sometimes being creative and daring to try something new are the best solutions. Only available on Hoopla.
This Halloween, Gossie is a wizard and Gertie is a chicken. Peedie is a dragon and BooBoo is a bunny. Ollie is a mummy who thinks sharing is more fun than scaring. Join the goslings as they hoot, howl, and haunt the night away. Goslings are on the prowl! This title is also available as an Easy Reader and as a Board Book.
On the far side of town in a big dark house lives a brave little witch. She has heard lots and lots about that very human holiday Halloween, and even though she thinks she knows what humans are like, she has never, ever seen Halloween for herself. Until one very special Halloween comes along.