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Mary's class is having a Halloween sleepover party at school! The children busily prepare for it, making wonderful decorations and fanciful costumes. But as night draws near, so do the children's fears. Realistic classroom dynamics are showcased in this simple story in which all kinds of childhood fears are aired-and dispelled.

Mary and her friends learn to overcome their fears of the dark at a Halloween sleepover at school.

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Overview

Mary's class is having a Halloween sleepover party at school! The children busily prepare for it, making wonderful decorations and fanciful costumes. But as night draws near, so do the children's fears. Realistic classroom dynamics are showcased in this simple story in which all kinds of childhood fears are aired-and dispelled.

Mary and her friends learn to overcome their fears of the dark at a Halloween sleepover at school.

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All week the children prepared their classroom for their Halloween sleepover party. When the big night arrived and the children were brushing their teeth, the discussion turned to being afraid of ghosts. Mary said, "my father taught me a trick so I won't be afraid." She told her classmates how he gave her a star to protect her. After they turned out the lights and lit their jack-o-lanterns, put on their costumes and raced around the room, the teacher read them a story. When it was time to go to sleep, and her classmates were all just a little bit scared, she shared with them another trick - just keep the light on! With its combination of imaginative and practical measures for dealing with fear of the dark, this book is certain to be popular with children. The most boastful of the children becomes the most afraid. The Halloween setting with masks and long shadows in the dark is the perfect backdrop for this discussion. The illustrations present happy-faced children as they create their costumes, carve pumpkins and prepare the room for their party. It is a warm and safe environment with a soothing ending for anyone afraid of the dark. 2002, North-South Books,
— Sharon Salluzzo
School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 1-This title is a little deceptive since there isn't much about the story that is scary, and very little happens. Mary's class is having a sleepover at the school on Halloween, and once the students put on their costumes, some of them are frightened. The narrative doesn't flow well, and is flat in comparison to the active pictures that emphasize positive classroom dynamics. The illustrations of the classmates are appealing and well drawn. The art outperforms the text in every way.-Hannah Hoppe, Miles City Public Library, MT Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735817128
  • Publisher: North-South Books, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/1/2002
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 4 - 6 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.62 (w) x 11.58 (h) x 0.34 (d)

Meet the Author

Karger is a teacher and a book critic. He has written numerous books and articles for children and adults.

Uli Waas was born in Donauworth, Germany. She studied painting and graphic art at the Art Academy in Munich. She has illustrated many books for North-South, including "Where's Molly?, A Mouse in the House!, The Ghost in the Classroom, and most recently, "The Scary Sleepover.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 25, 2010

    A wonderful, sensitive picture book story

    Nothing happens in this book? I am sheer enthused about it! It captures the children's world with a lot of understanding and warm-hearted humor and, as long as the lights remain on, shows how to overcome the fear of a sleepover away from home. And Uli Waas' wonderful illustrations enhance the story with a lot of charm. I recommend it to children, parents, nursery school libraries and teachers.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 14, 2007

    Save your money

    Nothing happens in this book, where the pieces of the plot don't even fit together throughout the entire book. Find a better Halloween read aloud!

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