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INTERVIEW: ZOMBIES WITH A SMILE

Forget the full-on horror – put the fun back into Halloween with children’s author, Jeff Norton

 

  

JEFF’S TOP 3 HOT HALLOWEEN PICKS FOR KIDS

Funny and spooky, he'll have you in stitches

1 Stitch Head by Guy Bass. This is unabashed Frankenstein-inspired fun. A perfect combination of humour and pathos for all hallow’s eve. Stripes, age: 7+
Halloween humdinger from Walter de la Mare
2  The Ride-by-Nights, by Walter de la Mare, illustrated by Caroline Rubei. A very gentle Halloween book for the little ones, this matches Walter de la Mare’s beautiful witchy poem with two different stories taking place in the pictures – a family trick or treating and some very sweet witches having fun in the sky above them! Faber, age: 4+
13 Chairs – unlucky for some?
3 Thirteen Chairs by Dave Shelton (DFB).  This is classic and classy camp fire style ghost stories…with a twist. David Fickling Books, age: 11+

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