Posts Tagged "Witches"

Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle

Posted in Age-o-Meter:: 10-14, Scare-o-Meter:: 10

Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the chilling opening Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle:   THE WICKED READ   The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle By Janet Fox Published by Penguin Young Readers Group Age Range: 10 – 14 Years “An enchanting, ghostly story that had me in its grip until the last page.”  —Jennifer A. Nielsen, New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of The False Prince “Keep calm and carry on.”  That’s what Katherine Bateson’s father told her, and that’s what she’s trying to do:  when her father goes off to the war, when...

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Good Night, Baddies

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 4-8, Scare-o-Meter: 2

Good Night, Baddies

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   Good Night, Baddies By Deborah Underwood Illustrated by Juli Kangas Published by Beach Lane Books ISBN-13: 9781481409841 Age Range: 4 – 8 Years Get to know the softer side of your favorite fairy tale baddies as they return home from a full day of scheming to enjoy a yummy dinner together and help one another get ready for bed. Wolves, today was not so good. You didn’t catch Red Riding Hood. You huffed and puffed without success. But brush your fangs, please, nonetheless. Wicked witches. Evil queens. And big, bad wolves. By day they’re...

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Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 8-12, Scare-o-Meter: 1

Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the amusing opening to Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel:   THE WICKED READ   Grounded: The Adventures of Rapunzel (Tyme #1) by Megan Morrison Publisher: Scholastic, Inc. ISBN-13: 9780545642699 Series: Tyme Series Age Range: 8 – 12 Years In all of Tyme, from the Redlands to the Grey, no one is as lucky as Rapunzel. She lives in a magic tower that obeys her every wish; she reads wonderful books starring herself as the heroine; her hair is the longest, most glorious thing in the world. And she knows this because Witch tells...

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A Very Brave Witch

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 4-8, Scare-o-Meter: 2

A Very Brave Witch

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the fabulous opening to A Very Brave Witch:     THE WICKED READ   A Very Brave Witch By Alison McGhee Illustrated by Harry Bliss Book Published by Simon & Schuster ISBN-13: 9780689867316 Audiobook Published by Weston Woods Studios Narrated by Elle Fanning Music by David Mansfield Age Range: 4 – 8 Years 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,...

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Los Gatos Black on Halloween

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 4-8, Scare-o-Meter: 3

Los Gatos Black on Halloween

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the spooky opening to Los Gatos Black on Halloween:     THE WICKED READ   Los Gatos Black on Halloween By Marisa Montes Illustrated by Yuyi Morales Book Published by Square Fish ISBN-13: 9781250079459 Audiobook Published by Weston Woods Studios Narrated by Maria Conchita Alonso Music by Otmaro Ruiz Age Range: 4 – 8 Years Under October’s luna, full and bright, the monsters are throwing a ball in the Haunted Hall. Las brujas come on their broomsticks. Los muertos rise from their coffins to join in the fun. Los...

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