“Halloween Stories Collection” from Scholastic Storybook Treasures (**GIVEAWAY**)


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Need something to add to your classroom curriculum, home library or Halloween party?  Scholastic has just the thing.  This 3-DVD set from Scholastic Storybook Treasures, “Halloween Stories Collection“, includes 14 stories, plus interviews with authors and illustrators.  You may have read the books, but Scholastic has made them even better by adding animation, great music and sound effects AND a Read Along Feature, allowing children to see the words on the screen as they are spoken.

THE DAY OF THE DEAD… and more Halloween Tales

THE DAY OF THE DEAD (Written and illustrated by Bob Barner, narrated by Rita Moreno).  Follow two youngsters in a celebration of their ancestors on this vibrant Latin American holiday.

THE LITTLE OLD LADY WHO WAS NOT AFRAID OF ANYTHING (By Linda Williams, illustrated by Megan Lloyd, narrated by Barbara Rosenblat). One autumn night a little old lady who was not afraid of anything hears CLAP, CLOMP, SHAKE in the woods and has the first scare of her life.

KITTEN’S FIRST FULL MOON (Written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes, narrated by Joan Allen). The moon is full and brave, inquisitive Kitten goes off on a wild adventure.

FLETCHER AND THE FALLING LEAVES (By Julia Rawlinson, illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke, narrated by Katherine Kellgren). Autumn comes and Fletcher’s favorite tree begins to lose its leaves and transform before winter arrives.

Bonus Features:

  • Interview with Day of the Dead Author/Illustrator Bob Barner;
  • Interview with Kitten’s First Full Moon Author/Illustrator Kevin Henkes;
  • Interview with The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything Author Linda Williams

DEM BONES … and more sing-along stories

DEM BONES (Illustrated by Bob Barner, music and vocals by Raul Malo, narration and vocals by Chris Thomas King) A skeleton band will tickle your funny bone with words and music to the well-known song based on the African-American spiritual.

DINOSAUR BONES (Written and illustrated by Bob Barner, music by Raul Malo, narrated by Jerry Dixon) Learn about dinosaurs through fun facts that rhyme.

HUSH LITTLE BABY (Illustrated by Aliki Brandenberg) The beloved lullaby is brought to life with traditional folk illustrations in this musical story.

THE FOX WENT OUT ON A CHILLY NIGHT (Illustrated by Peter Spier, vocals by Alice Peacock) The classic folk song about a fox who leaves his family in search of dinner comes to life in this beautiful sing-along story.

THE ERIE CANAL (Illustrated by Peter Spier, music by Jack Sundrud and Rusty Young) Enjoy reading and singing along to this classic children’s song about life on the Erie Canal.

TEENY-TINY AND THE WITCH WOMAN… and more spooky Halloween stories

TEENY-TINY AND THE WITCH WOMAN (Written by Barbara K. Walker, illustrated by Michael Foreman) A deliciously scary story about a boy who outsmarts an old witch-woman before she can cook him and his brothers for dinner.

THE BOY WITH TWO SHADOWS (Written by Margaret Mahy, illustrated by Jenny Williams) An unforgettable tale about the mayhem that takes place when you promise to help a witch.

LOS GATOS BLACK ON HALLOWEEN (Written by Marisa Montes, illustreated by Yuyi Morales, narrated by Maria Conchita Alonso) This lively poem introduces a spooky array of creatures and Spanish words to little niños.

WHAT’S UNDER MY BED? (Written and illustrated by James Stevenson) Mary Ann and Louie are convinced there is something scary under their beds–until Grandpa tells them a spooky tale from his youth.

KING OF THE CATS (Written and illustrated by Paul Galdone) As the gravedigger tells a story of seeing nine black cats carrying a coffin into the cemetery his cat’s eyes start to glow. Does his cat know something?

Plus, a bonus interview with Los Gatos Black on Halloween Author Marisa Montes.

Scholastic has also created a free printable coloring sheet to go along with their stories.  Yay for free resources!

Scholastic Halloween


This set of DVDs is available for purchase as a set from www.newkideo.com for $24.95, or purchase each disk individually for $14.95.

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