Eenie Meenie Halloweenie

by Susan Eaddy

On Sale: 07/14/2020

Eenie Meenie Halloweenie

by Susan Eaddy

illustrated by Lucy Fleming

On Sale: 07/14/2020

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About the Book

Need a Halloween costume idea? Eenie Meenie has plenty!

In this rhythmic read-aloud picture book, a little girl wonders what she should be for Halloween. Good thing she has a dress-up trunk full of different costume ideas!

Eenie meenie Halloweenie, kitty, bat, or snake? Perhaps a bear? I might just wear a costume that I make!

It’s Halloween eve, and a little girl has a dress-up trunk full of different costume ideas! Orange tights and Daddy’s tux can transform her into a penguin—or she could be an elephant, with pillowcases for her ears and a sock for her nose! What costume will she choose?

Eenie Meenie Halloweenie is a celebration of the ingenuity of an adorable girl creating fun costumes from everyday materials. Readers will be inspired to do the same!

This jacketed hardcover picture book is perfect for the not-so-spooky storytime.

“'Eenie meenie Halloweenie'—so many choices. That’s what the kid in this bouncy rhyming charmer faces. These rhymed musings about what to be on Halloween will give readers/listeners dress-up ideas that they may never have considered—and present simple, inexpensive homemade ways to achieve those ends with items easily found around the house." (Kirkus starred review) 

"In springy rhymed verse, Eaddy captures her heroine’s inventive vision as she explores costume options while her inanimate menagerie patiently looks on. She gives multiple options a whirl, sourcing domestic props: 'Or what about an elephant?/ I could be one of those.// With pillowcases for my ears,/ a sock could be my nose.' Rendered digitally, pictures by Fleming give the wide-eyed, ginger-haired protagonist ample personality and energy, and imbue her toy animals with a winsome homespun quality." (Publishers Weekly) 

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Critical Praise

"'Eenie meenie Halloweenie'—so many choices. That’s what the kid in this bouncy rhyming charmer faces. These rhymed musings about what to be on Halloween will give readers/listeners dress-up ideas that they may never have considered—and present simple, inexpensive homemade ways to achieve those ends with items easily found around the house." - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"In springy rhymed verse, Eaddy captures her heroine’s inventive vision as she explores costume options while her inanimate menagerie patiently looks on. Rendered digitally, pictures by Fleming give the wide-eyed, ginger-haired protagonist ample personality and energy, and imbue her toy animals with a winsome homespun quality." - Publishers Weekly

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Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062691675
  • ISBN 10: 0062691678
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 07/14/2020
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price:19.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / Halloween
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Imagination & Play
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Zoos

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