SNATCH A STORY
THE WICKED READ
By Lisa Clough, Ed Briant
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Series: Green Light Readers Level 2 Series Age Range: 4 – 7 Years
Halloween is here and Petal and Poppy are going to a party! But Petal’s scared. Halloween is too spooky. But Poppy assures Petal it’s all just pretend. There’s nothing to be afraid of. But then a haunted house scares Poppy. Maybe Halloween is a little spooky after all!
The writing level and picture clues will help early readers perfect their reading technique, while the wonderful story—with just the right amount of spookiness—will spark a love of reading that will last a lifetime.
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THE CREEPY CREATORS
Lisa Clough (Jahn-Clough) has been in the field of children’s books for over twenty years as author, illustrator and professor. She has written and illustrated numerous picture books with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt including, Alicia Has a Bad Day, My Friend and I, and Little Dog. She is also the author of three young adult novels.
Ed Briant worked as an editorial illustrator for many years and began illustrating children’s books in 2004. He has published both picture books and YA novels for Flux-Llewelyn, Roaring Brook, Greenwillow Press, Atheneum, and Houghton. He is the author/illustrator of the weekly comic “Tales from the Slushpile,” published online with Publishers Weekly Children’s Bookshelf.