Clarion. Jul. 2024. 32p. Tr $12.99. ISBN 9780063347892.
PreS-Gr 4–A Halloween adventure with appeal for all ages. Through catchy rhymes and vibrant illustrations, this book ingeniously reimagines the classic “Trick-or-Treat, Smell My Feet” song to immerse readers in the enchanting world of trunk-or-treat festivities. Each page delights with imaginative depictions of elaborately decorated car trunks, spooky sounds, and the thrill of discovering treats with friends. Beyond the candy and costumes, the story subtly emphasizes the significance of companionship and community, culminating in a heartwarming reminder of the joy found in friendship. Zhai’s enchanting artwork brings the magic of Halloween to life, captivating readers with its rich detail and playful charm.
VERDICT Not only a delightful read-aloud but also a celebration of the spirit of Halloween.

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