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Scary Godmother

(Scary Godmother #1)

4.19  ·  Rating details ·  188 ratings  ·  10 reviews
One Halloween night, little Hannah Marie ventures out for Trick or Treats alongside her rotten older cousin, Jimmy. Unhappy to be saddled with Hannah, Jimmy cooks up a scheme to frighten her home early. But his plan backfires when Hannah gets help from the coolest spooks around - including her own personal Scary Godmother!
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published November 11th 1997 by Sirius Entertainment (first published November 5th 1997)
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Brian James
Oct 29, 2010 rated it really liked it

It's Hannah's first Halloween trick 0r treating with the big kids and she's a teeny bit afraid that there will be monsters. However, she trusts her older cousin to protect her. Big Mistake!

It turns out Hannah's older cousin doesn't want to be slowed down. He and his friends come up with a plan to spook poor Hannah so badly that she'll want to go home. But when they trick Hannah into entering the scariest house in town, they only get spooked themselves.


Hannah on the other hand isn't so afraid any
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Riegs
"A Scary Godmother loves the dark and creepy and unusual! We pop in when it's scary and we're always with you on Halloween!" (Basically, this would be an excellent family role to have: the weird auntie who loves creepy stuff.)

It's little Hannah Marie's first Halloween, and none of the big kids want her trick-or-treating with them. So they attempt to ditch her in a haunted house, where he meets her Scary Godmother. SG shows Hannah that all of the monsters she's afraid of aren't really terrible c
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Michael
Technically for younger kids, but there are a lot of sidebars that only older kids are going to appreciate. Even though they imply "Fairy Godmother" by the title, this book reminded me more of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, with someone taking over special holiday duties and learning a lesson by the end. The rhymes and pictures were a lot of fun!
Eden
Oct 01, 2012 rated it really liked it
It's Hannah's first Halloween Trick-or-Treating with the big kids and she's excited. But she's too slow for them and they soon come up with a plan to ditch her. Luckily, Hannah's Scary Godmother finds her and comes up with a plan of her own to get back at the big kids.

I thought this was really a fun book, with a nice story and great illustrations. I really, really liked it.
Michelle Wardhaugh
My niece and nephew are going through a phaze where everything is "scary." I think I'll have to look for a copy of this for them. It's a cute and enjoyable kids' book, and I'm not giving up my copy.
Matt
Oct 23, 2008 rated it liked it
A fun kid's tale with gorgeous illustrations.
Elizabeth
Oct 29, 2009 rated it liked it
Shelves: children
A cute little story about a girl's first Halloween with the big kids and how she learns to love scary things.
Shelby Troutman
Great to show that you can overcome our fears if you try. Great for a fun tale during the fall.
Sean Williams
Dec 12, 2010 rated it really liked it
Delightful!
Susan
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Shelves: 2011, childrens
great fun... boy, she showed them, huh? and had fun doing it!
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Jill Thompson is an American comic book writer and illustrator. Probably best known for her work on Neil Gaiman's Sandman characters and her own Scary Godmother series, she has also worked on The Invisibles, Swamp Thing, Wonder Woman and more recently, Beasts of Burden.


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