Trick or treat? Celebrate Halloween is definitely a real treat. Vivid images and Deborah Heiligman’s lively, inviting text illuminate the spookiest night of the year. The book lets readers explore Halloween celebrations around the globe as it uncovers the rich history of this holiday, the creepy creatures that come to life in the night, and the origins of such customs as dressing up in costume, carving jack-o’-lanterns, and trick-or-treating.
Readers will witness Halloween bonfires in Irelandbelieved to be the birthplace of the holidayHalloween parades in Japan, a costumed pooch in the U.S., and a pumpkin patch by the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Halloween folklore, food, games, costumes, and traditions all combine in a most bewitching brew.
"The main text is succinct and appropriate for reading aloud....Decorating the pages are numerous crisp, full-color photos depicting celebrations....An attractive, informative title that will be welcomed in any library." Booklist (Review of Celebrate Hanukkah)
"These books are such an easy way to show your child the different cultures and celebrations around the world. Heiligman does a great job of bringing otherwise complex subjects to life for children." Jellymom Book Reviews
Holidays Around The World: Celebrate Halloween by Deborah Heiligman