Showing posts from October 27, 2020

Hauntingly Good Halloween Reads!

There are as many spooktacular Halloween reads for kids out there as there are varieties of bloodshot eye candy, but these two treats are among my top picks this year. There’s Something Weird About Lena I loved the disturbing humour of My Dead Bunny by picture book duo, Sigi Cohen and James Foley . Their follow up title, There’s Something Weird About Lena , is just as creepy and … comical! Lena is one disturbed little girl only she doesn’t think so. She glads about her new school with disconcerting detachment, pulling pranks on her unassuming classmates with hideous abandon. Despite her beguiling grin and carrot-coloured mane of hair, Lena’s mean tricks and horrible hijinks soon have her classmates cringing. What’s worse is the nerve melting noises she issues every time a prank is pulled. She howls and shrieks, and whoops and growls like a hideous hyena. Lena couldn’t be further away from normal if she tried. So, sick of her constant creepy capers, a posse of Lena’s classmates