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The Littles and the Great Halloween Scare (The Littles #6)

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The Littles is a timeless favorite that's been enjoyed for decades. Ready to grab the attention of a new generation, fresh cover art brings an updated look to this classic series.

It's almost Halloween and Tom and Lucy Little are going to scare the adults! But before they can come up with a plan, their Uncle Nick retires from the army and comes to live with the rest of the
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Paperback, 80 pages
Published September 1st 1994 by Scholastic Paperbacks
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Melissa Namba
Mar 24, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: childrens, coplin
well, there's nothing special or well written about this book. it is by and lathe plot driven so kids will moat likely enjoy it. uncle nick is introduced to the family. I do like that lucy gets mad at Tom for killing a spider.
Anna
Apr 27, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-by-myself
Tom and Lucy hooked up the microphone and made it sound like the radio and they said, "If little people are living in your walls do not pick them up they will bite you. If you figure out that little people are living in your walls just call 4080." Mr. Big set it on speaker so it taped what they said but they had a pet mouse and they made him scatter around so the Bigs didn't listen and tried to catch the mouse.
HeavyReader
Feb 25, 2009 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: fans of the Littles
I hadn't thought of this book in years, but remembered it yesterday when my sister referred to it as a book "from our childhood" when telling me the titles of all the books about the Littles that my nephew has in his collection. I don't remember the plot, but I remember the title and the cover. If it was around the house before I went off to college, I read it.
Jodi
Oct 11, 2009 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: young readers
I loved the Littles books when I was a child and am now sharing them with my children. The plot is pretty simple but that is probably the appeal for young children. I don't think I read this one as a child so I was surprised to learn what the "great scare" was in the book. My children found it funny too!
Heather
Oct 06, 2011 rated it really liked it
52 months - A. nice short Halloween read. O is enjoying The Littles so we'll have to read more of them. We also used this book to learn larger numbers. She would read the page number at the start of each chapter. We've done this a couple times and she's pretty much got her big numbers to one hundred down.
Tawny
Nov 14, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: novel, children
This was a good one to read to the kids before Halloween, especially since it wasn't scary!
Hedgehog Power
Dec 17, 2012 rated it really liked it
It was kind of scary because they had to stay in a jack-o-lantern for a while.
Marci
Oct 22, 2013 rated it it was ok
Shelves: childrens
We just finished this as our nightly read-aloud. I didn't love and the kids weren't that into it either. The writing and storyline are not awesome.
Horace Mann Family Reading Challenge
The Littles play a trick on their uncle by saying that tiny people have been discovered in the wall. L.K.
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I loved these when I was in first grade; I would read them over and over.
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