The Blog

All Hallow's Read: A Few Spooky Suggestions for Kids

Having had a lot of fun creating a Last Gasp Summer Reading video, Betsy Bird and I decided to support Neil's initiative by making a Spooky Recommendations edition. Enjoy!
This post was published on the now-closed HuffPost Contributor platform. Contributors control their own work and posted freely to our site. If you need to flag this entry as abusive, send us an email.

Last year Neil Gaiman made a a modest proposal and I eagerly responded to it. Since then his idea to give books for Halloween has grown with a site of its own and lots of enthusiasm all over the place. Having had a lot of fun creating a Last Gasp Summer Reading video, Betsy Bird and I decided to support Neil's initiative by making a Spooky Recommendations edition. Enjoy!

Here are, in order of mention, the books we featured:

  • The Chronicles of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg and others
  • Anya's Ghost by Vera Brosgol
  • The Inquisitor's Apprentice by Chris Moriarty
  • Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor