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Halloween Howl (Clifford's Puppy Days)

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Before Clifford was a Big Red dog, he was a very small puppy.

The beginning of the new school year brings a new neighbor to the apartment building where Emily Elizabeth lives. Clifford and his friends are scared by a strange wailing noise coming from the new neighbor's apartment. And they begin to wonder if a monster isn't living there--especially when they find a huge toot
Paperback, 24 pages
Published August 1st 2004 by Scholastic Inc. (first published 2003)
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Oct 07, 2015 Juli19 rated it really liked it
I liked the story. After reading this book children will learn that is not ok to judge people from how they look like or from what people say about them. It is better to take time to get to know them and then we can make our own opinions about them. Children will also have fun looking at the nice pictures in the story.
Rosa Cline
Oct 13, 2015 Rosa Cline rated it really liked it
Shelves: kids, halloween
Young Clifford and his friends in the apartment complex talk about the strange sounds coming from the 'new' neighbors and it's Halloween! Could a ghost be their new neighbor? They soon find out Emily Elizabeth is going to visit with the 'ghost' so Clifford hides in her pack to 'save' her... and he soon learns that he and his friends shouldn't judge so quickly before they get the facts. Super cute story to help teach children to not let their imagination run off with them and possibly loose out o ...more
Kirstin Kemppainen
I had never read a Clifford puppy book before so this was the first. It was cute but different from the one's where he's a big dog. This was a story about how Clifford and his friends got scared about the new neighbor that had moved into the apartment building. It was Halloween time so they were determined that it was a monster. I could use this around fall time to read to my class and also discuss how it's important not to judge people or things before you meet or learn about them!
Kelsey Scherer
Oct 10, 2012 Kelsey Scherer rated it it was amazing
Shelves: picture-books
I love Clifford and any story that includes him! This stories theme or main idea is about not judging a book by its cover. It's so cute how they based it on Halloween and how they heard scary music and thought it was a monster and saw a scary tooth and thought it was a monsters tooth. After Emily and Clifford went next door and discovered the truth that is was a nice boy, they discovered the moral and new right from wrong! Such a clever way of teaching this lesson!
Nov 07, 2012 Brandi rated it it was amazing
Shelves: animals, lessons, seasonal
This is a great book that teaches children to not judge people before they actually get to know them. In the end there was no monster and Clifford had just misunderstood the sounds from next door. The lesson from the book is "don't judge a book by its cover".
Clifford and his friends learn not to judge people before meeting them. The new neighbor was not a monster but instead a very nice boy.
Oct 09, 2012 Jessica rated it liked it
Shelves: classroom
Cute, and I can't get over the fact that the episode it was based on was written by Suzanne Collins. The Suzanne Collins!!
Christie Rice
May 02, 2010 Christie Rice rated it it was amazing
This is a great book to read in October for Halloween! The children will also love this book because it's a Clifford book!
I love Clifford books!!!! This one is about Cliffords halloween, it has great illustrations. Great for younger kids.
Oct 31, 2011 Sandybear76 rated it it was ok
Shelves: picture-books
Read to the second graders today. They enjoyed it. a touch of scary but a fun ending.
Nov 04, 2009 Sheila rated it liked it
A cute and intriguing Halloween story Pre-K kids would love!
Oct 20, 2011 Tiffany rated it liked it
Very cute story with animals with personalities.
Oct 03, 2012 Judy rated it really liked it
Great book for halloween season :)
Oct 09, 2012 ShaRhonda rated it liked it
Shelves: kaybrie
Cute and Halloween-y!
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Creative storyteller and arts consultant Dr. Gail N. Herman has performed and taught storytelling extensively throughout the United States, as well as in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Jamaica, Germany, Ghana, India, and the Virgin Islands. Besides performing for students in schools and libraries, Dr. Herman works with teachers and helping professionals to infuse storytelling and the kinesthetic, mus ...more
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