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The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury
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Overall, I enjoyed reading this Halloween tale of Ray Bradbury's. At first I was delighted and excited by the prose and the plot, but in the middle some of the plot dragged, and I started to think of the story as much too dated. But then the story ended strongly.

I had seen a movie version of this in 1993, a cartoon that had 3 boys and a girl traveling with Mr. Moundshroud trying to find Pipkin, and I feel that I prefer the movie to the book. Still, I'm glad I got the chance to read the book and that I pushed myself to finish it. Since it's only 181 pages (with several illustrations taking up whole pages), it seems silly not to read it.
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Reading Progress

06/08/2009 page 18
9.89%
04/05/2013 page 60
32.0% "Found myself thinking about this one day. I've wanted to read the book ever since I saw the Halloween Tree cartoon movie from 1993."
04/08/2013 page 113
62.0% "I just want to finish this asap. It was fun at first but unfortunately it feels so dated. I first saw the cartoon movie in 1993 and loved it and now am finally reading the book, but I almost think I think the movie a little better. Not that book isn't worth reading though."
04/10/2013 page 136
74.0% "Pushing myself to finish this."
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