A Halloween Happening
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A Halloween Happening

3.74 of 5 stars 3.74  ·  rating details  ·  27 ratings  ·  4 reviews
A group of children are invited to a real witches' Halloween celebration.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published 1981 by Charles Scribner's Sons
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Mikal O'Boyle
I'm probably a bit biased with this book seeing as how Halloween is my favorite holiday, and I adored this book as a child, but I couldn't stop myself from giving A Halloween Happening five stars. The illustrations are absolutely eye-catching and the idea of children joining witches for a party in the woods and flying on their broomsticks is magical. It really opens up the imagination for children and welcomes them into a world of Halloween fun! I will definitely be saving this one for my childr...more
For me, this was more of a 3 star book, but I gave it 4 because I think the art and style will appeal more to others--and I LOVE the concept/plot! It's definitely a great Halloween book.
Oct 27, 2012 Dolly rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
We read A Woggle of Witches by Adrienne Adams last year. When I saw that this book was available at our local library, I jumped at the chance to read it, too. It has a wonderful, spooky, and fun feel to it and the illustrations are dark, with rich colors and a fun atmosphere.

The only complaint I have with this book is the style of the narration. It's snippets of conversation that weave together to tell a tale, but it just feels weird when I read it aloud. Still, the story is entertaining and he...more
Jennifer Peterson
One of my very favorite books from my childhood! I love, love, love it!
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