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Don't Ever Look Behind Door 32

4.49  ·  Rating details ·  90 ratings  ·  69 reviews
The magical Hotel of Hoo is a mysterious place with some very unusual occupants. As our guests explore the strange hotel, they are invited to experience everything it has to offer with just one warning… don’t ever look behind door 32.

This imaginative picture book aims to take children beyond the first ten cardinal numbers, and introduces them to the patterns of counting in
Kindle Edition, 32 pages
Published March 14th 2018 by TaleBlade
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Apr 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
So Cute!!!

What is behind the forbidden door?

Don't Ever look behind Door 32 is an adorable children's book with delightful illustrations and an emphasis on the patterns of counting. The rhyming is cute, creative and fun! Enter this hotel and look around for a while, what you find might make you smile!

The Magical Hotel of Hoo is a magical hotel with very interesting guests/inhabitants who live behind the various doors. Mr. Nicholas Noo, is the host and he encourages his two young guests to take a
Holly  B
Mar 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2018

From the moment I picked up this book, I was eager to jump right in and find out what was behind door 32! The cover is mesmerizing with the wide-eyed characters peeking out with the open door that seems to be inviting the reader in.

Hotel Hoo looks like a magical, medieval castle and the story takes us on a journey door by door. Along with the first 2 guests, we meet all the occupants from the fidgety knights fixing the lights to the cute little elves, tea loving monsters, grumpy old c
Veronica ⭐️
Mar 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A counting book with a difference, Don’t Ever Look Behind Door 32 extends the counting experience beyond 20 to 32. The illustrations are delightful and a little bit spooky as a young boy and his little sister arrive to stay at the Magical Hotel of Hoo, a sprawling old castle dimly lit by moonlight.
Nicholas Noo the amiable hotelier shows them around each room. Being the first guests at the hotel their room will be room1 and the reader learns that most of the other rooms are permanently occupied b
Whispering Stories
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This fun children’s rhyming book follows two little kids as they check into a magical hotel call Hoo. On arrival, they are greeted by the owner, Mr. Nicholas Noo who puts them up in room number one, he tells them to go and explore his hotel, but they must not look behind door 32.

The children travel throughout the hotel, going from room to room, coming across lots of weird and wonderful characters, animals, and creatures that are residing behind each door
Mar 13, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Don't Ever Look Behind Door 32, written by B.C.R. Fegan and illustrated by Lenny Wen offers a suspenseful tale that teaches numbers up until thirty-two while delighting children with its colorful pages, unique creatures, and rhyming verse. My granddaughter Sophia is three and a half and could barely contain her curiosity in her hunt to discover what was behind Door 32. Baby witches casting spells, ghost chefs and elves are just some of the paranormal creatures living at Hotel of Hoo.

"In number 1
Tasha (Amaysn Reads)
Feb 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
Review original posted on Amaysn Reads

Don't Ever Look Behind Door 32 by B.C.R. Fegan Illustrated by Lenny Wen is about a (presumably) brother and sister who are staying in the Hotel Hoo under the supervision of Mr. Noo (adorable right). They wander through the hotel with the only instruction to not look behind door 32. As the two children look in each room they encounter vampire mermaids, trolls, and other mythical and magical creatures. But what could possibly be behind door 32?

This book goes o
Laura Thomas
Mar 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: children-s-book
As soon as you open the book, you’re greeted by the friendly yet mysterious Mr. Nicholas Noo, who invites you to tour his magical Hotel of Hoo. As his very first guests, he’s eager to share the surprises hidden by each door of the haunted mansion. His only condition, don’t ever look behind door 32.

Young ones will be eager to see what each door reveals. They’ll meet dancing zombies, miniature giants, baby wizards, unusual pets and so many more delightful and sometimes frightful beings. Fegan’s rh
LucyLui's Reviews
Don't Ever Look Behind Door 32

Title - Don't Ever Look Behind Door 32
Author - B C R Fegan
Published - March '18
Publisher - TaleBlade
Genre - #Childrens #PictureBook
Pages - 36
Price - Paperback - £6.99 Kindle - £3.99
ISBN - 0648101916

Don't ever look behind door 32 is a children's book about a magical hotel with 32 room. Behind each door are some weird and wonderful things and creatures but whatever you do, don't ever look behind door 32. What is behind door 32? Can you resist?

This is a lovely little
Jul 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Don’t Ever Look Behind Door 32 is a cute picture book that takes place in the Magical Hotel of Hoo. The book features several teaching points for children. At the Magical Hotel of Hoo, host Mr. Nicholas Hoo, takes a couple of guests through a list of rooms. Some feature guests, others feature residents.

As Mr. Hoo goes from room to room, children reading the story will learn to count past 10. Young readers will also view vibrant and interesting pictures of the hotel and its inhabitants. Children
Apr 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: childrens
Don’t Ever Look Behind Door 32 had me and the kiddo oooohing and ahhhhing even before we flipped the cover open to reveal the first page. The cover illustrations are so full of life, you just know that this book is going to be a blast!

Don’t Ever Look Behind Door 32 is packed with fun-to-read rhymes that will have you and your little one giggling and counting all the way up to 32. Plus, there’s a wonderful collection of very interesting characters and one very mysterious room and who doesn't love
Shani Thornton
Feb 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
My 5 year old son loves this books. He looks forward to reading it before bed and participating in all the counting activities on each page.
Crystal Rapinchuk
Feb 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I have to say, I was hooked just as much as my kids were! I seriously HAD to know what was behind door 32!!! But SH! I won't tell you! My kids were on the edge of their seat as we read and counted through this book. Fantastic illustrations, great story, a big win for my kids.
O. D. Book Reviews
Feb 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
In Short: A cute book with fantastic art and fun rhymes. Every page takes the child on an adventure to a different room of the magical hotel, teaching them to count from 1 to 32. In the last room they learn the central moral of the story which is simply to respect other's privacy. I recommend this book to children who are reaching that age where they don't understand privacy and for fans of movies like "Despicable Me," "Hotel Transylvania," or "Coraline."

Pros: The first thing I noticed was the a
Mar 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a cute story! My 3 year old really enjoyed reading this book, and quite frankly, so did I. Although she didn't really 'get' the ending being that she is so young, that's ok-there was still lots of learning to be had throughout the duration of the read aloud itself. And even with my 3-year old daughter's extremely short attention span, she still sat and listened to the whole entire story, and late at night, too. That, to me, is the highest compliment an author of a children's book can get!

Hilary (SongsWroteMyStory)
I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

I've had the opportunity to read a couple of other books by B.C.R. Fegan, and have loved all of them, so when the opportunity to give this one a read came around, I jumped at the chance. And once again, Fegan does not disappoint. 

This book is so much fun. It's a great book for both working with counting and rhymes (my early childhood specialization is coming out, sorry), and I'm so sure that kids will love a silly, strange story suc
Mar 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I have to say a big thank you to TaleBlade Press for our copy of Don't Ever Look Behind Door 32 by B.C.R Fegan as it has become a firm favourite in our house ever since we received it. So what did we think...

Well I have to be honest and say that I probably love this book just as much as my children. I really enjoyed the added suspense within the book as we work our way through the hotel until we finally reach door 32. It definitely left us all curious to see what is in each room. The question is
Linda Morelli
Mar 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Mr. Fegan has provided a children’s book that is full of wonderful and imaginative descriptions of the surprises hidden behind each door, along with a rhyming narrative. It’s written in a fun poetic style that will appeal to all children. Because the book goes beyond the cardinal numbers 1 through 10, children can easily grasp the fundamentals of higher numbers through characters or items that add up to the room’s number. In short, the book provides an exciting concept of a mystery by allowing c ...more
Mar 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very cute!

Don't Ever Look Behind Door 32 is a children's picture book with counting and a fun take on creepy creatures. A boy and a girl are staying at the Hotel Hoo where the proprietor tells them that they can explore everywhere except for behind Door 32. Of course, they proceed to look behind every door (counting) where they find lots of mythical creatures. Ghosts, vampire mermaids (this one made me laugh!),evil fairies, trolls, zombies, and on it goes, all leading to the expected pinnacle o
May 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
These days, parents may have trouble trying to find new children’s books, preferring to stick to familiar classic. Every now and then, however, we find one that is fun, engaging and well illustrated. This is the case with Don’t Ever Look Behind Door 32 by B. C. R. Fegan, with illustrations by Lenny Wen.

It has the whimsical tone you would expect from a children’s book. With constant warnings to avoid looking behind door 32, you can expect the child’s curiosity to grow with each page. With a delig
Mar 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book was such a great read for littles. Everyone from my 18 month old on up to 9 year old loved the rhythmic cadence and beautiful pictures. I liked that it teaches numbers and counting while keeping up a beautiful repetition that kept the kids engrossed til the very end. The story was so creative and each door held a new wonder. Would be great for a gift and a fun read for every bookshelf from teachers to moms and grandparents. What is behind Door 32??? Get one for yourself and find out on ...more
Danielle Urban
Mar 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Don't Ever Look Behind Door 32 by B.C.R. Fegan is another brilliant children's book. This one is beautifully illustrated. Captivating to look thorough and easy to follow along. The words are just engaging. The words rhyme together and bring a variety of characters to children everywhere. Overall, this entertaining journey was educational, funny, and full of mystery. I highly recommend Don't Ever Look Behind Door 32 to all parents, guardians, and teachers.

I received this copy from the publisher.
Chantel (The Mommy Bookworm)
Apr 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kids
"Don't Ever Look Behind Door 32" is an adorably illustrated counting books for children. It is perfect for kids of all ages, but is even better suited for kids 5-8. This counting book is told in rhyme and goes from number 1 to 32. Although that does seem to be a large amount for a children's book, considering most only go to ten, it is told perfectly and keeps the kids guessing what will be behind the next door.

Mr. Nicholas Noo is our host and he takes two young children on a tour of his myster
The Book Girl (Andrea)
Review to come.
FrankandCristina Gx
Apr 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A charming read from beginning to end. This book had our littles giggling continually and begging for us to hurry to the next door. A thoroughly enjoyable story; perfect for anyone young at heart.
Whitney Hsu
Apr 26, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very cute! My kids loved reading along with me, and love naming all the creatures! Super fun art, also!
Tracy Terry
Mar 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Though marketed at those aged three to eight years, still a big child at heart, I adored this book (as I'm sure its target audience will) with its grumpy clowns, its dancing zombies, its .... I could go on but why spoil the surprise that awaits visitors to the magical Hotel Hoo?

Delightfully spooky, educational and great fun. The imagination stretched, the suspense palpable, the second-person narrative drawing the reader in, encouraging discussion as to just who (or what) we'll find behind each d
Britt, Book Habitue
Received for review. This is a new favorite at our house. Everyone is amused-- from my 3-year-old to my 13-year-old. Plus me. The text it fun and the illustrations are great.
Mar 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018-reads
This originally appeared at The Irresponsible Reader.
I was excited -- yes, really -- to get the email from TaleBlade asking if I'd like a copy of this book. Fegan/Wen's previous book, Henry and the Hidden Treasure, was one of my favorite books of last year. Could they live up to that one? Thankfully, they could at least come close.

In these pages, Mr. Nicholas Noo takes two children on a tour of "the magical Hotel of Hoo" showing them all the wonderful things in store and repeatedly warning t
David Gunner
Mar 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Don’t Ever Look Behind Door 32 by B. C. R. Fegan (Illustrated by Lenny Wen)
Hotel of Hoo is a beautiful and magical place. It is full of wonder and there is a lot to see. However, the one Mr. Nicholas insists upon is never ever to go beyond door umber 32. He repeats this warning over and over throughout the tour. You know how being told not to do something only makes it more appealing? The power of that which you cannot have is real and alive.
Behind every door leading up to door 32 is a surprise.
Mar 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Anytime someone tells you not to do something, why is it that our interests are suddenly piqued and something insides us makes us want to do exactly that? Telling children not to do something just makes them want to do it even more. In “Don’t Ever Look Behind Door 32”, author B.C.R. introduces us to the host, Mr. Nicholas Noo, that will be providing us with a tour of all the rooms in this magical hotel. Each room had something unique behind its door, making the hotel more intriguing. The two you ...more
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BCR Fegan is an award-winning author who has written a number of fairy tales and fantasies for children and young adults.

Raised on a small hobby farm only minutes from some of Australia’s greatest beaches, Fegan grew up inspired by the power of natures ambience. From the intensity of the frequent summer storms, to the overwhelming serenity of a lonely beach in the early hours of the morning. His r