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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82  ·  rating details  ·  56 ratings  ·  13 reviews
As they look at photographs of their previous year's Monster Party, two witches begin to exclude zombies, ghosts, and vampires to avoid problems, but finally decide that a party is more fun when everyone is included.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers (first published 2001)
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Andrew Stockle
No Zombies allowed - This picture book is about two witches (Wizzle and Woddle) who plan a big party. As they start to reflect on the last party they had, they remember all of the ghouls from the year before who caused trouble at the party. As a result, they make signs which prohibit zombies, ware wolf’s, vampires, ghosts, skeletons etc. from attending the party. Eventually, they prohibit even witches from coming, but then they realize, “Wait! We are witches!” at which point they decide to let e ...more
Erin
Two witches are preparing for their annual monster party. They keep finding pictures of some type of creature (vampires, zombies, skeletons, etc.) doing something they didn't like at the party. So they decide to ban that creature from the party. They keep doing it over and over again until they even ban witches! But they are witches! They decide to forget all the banning of creatures and to just ban pictures, so they would continue to remember it as the best party ever.

Good for preschool or olde
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Rebecca Goldstein
Witch Wizzle and Witch Woddle are having a Halloween monster party! As they’re cleaning their messy house, they come across a picture from last year’s party of the troublesome zombies, whose eyes kept dropping into the punch. To avoid the same problem this year, they plant a sign on their lawn: “No Zombies Allowed”. As they find more pictures and make more signs, the guest list becomes smaller and smaller. Eventually, they realize that the party will be more fun with everyone invited. A cute sto ...more
Kristine Hall
I started reading this to one five-year-old, and quickly I had a group of ten kids clamoring to get closer and listen. The illustrations were hilarious, as was the storyline of two witches set on excluding all the creatures who attended their party the year before: zombies dropped their eyeballs (how rude), werewolves left hairballs, swamp creatures tracked slime across the house. Ultimately, they rethink their invite list and have the best party ever. Nice little sneaky message about being pers ...more
jacky
I picked this up in the Lewiston Library's Halloween section. I had to get it based on the title. I got it specifically for Mike to read to Natalie, which he did tonight. Natalie was sleeping and nursing, but Mike and I enjoyed the story. All the different types of monsters and the trouble they caused was fun. It was also fun to try to predict the ending.
Suzanne
Sep 11, 2007 Suzanne rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Elementary school
Shelves: picture-books
Although not explicitely a Halloween book, it would make a great read-aloud in classrooms and libraries during October. Very cute story that will appeal to boys and girls. It is more suited for Kindergaretn and up, rather than toddlers or preschoolers.
Tricia
eh. message of book is loud and clear to not exclude others. yawn. steve says "it wasn't great". so it was ungreat then.
Kim
Fun story about inclusion with bright, funny illustrations.

themes: Halloween, monsters, parties, witches
Aspasia
Dec 04, 2009 Aspasia added it
Shelves: read-to-aidan
Two witches realize Halloween parties are more fun when all the neighborhood monsters are invited.
Jennifer
Maybe it really is better NOT to take photos sometimes... Very cute Halloween story.
Teri
pretty creative story about who "NOT" to invite to your party--
Jim
Cute...a good message without being preachy.
Melanie
Feb 25, 2013 Melanie added it
Shelves: stories-magic
It is more about inclusivity.
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