Ghosts in the House! by Kazuno Kohara
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
What a lovely little Halloween book to discover at a bookfair just before October.
First of all love the color scheme ... it's all in orange and black with a touch of white (the ghosts!). Perfect for the fall. They have sort of a retro vibe that grownups reading the book might like, too. But we're not talking about grownups liking this book, are we? ;]
The illustrations are just fun! The little ghost mouths on the curtains and tablecloths will delight the picture book crowd. The little witch and her cat work so hard to make their new home look like a nice place, and not haunted at all.
And of course (hope this is not a spoiler!) who doesn't love a story that ends with the little witch, her cat, and the ghosts living together ever after?
Not a tale of terror, this is a happy haunted book. Pick it up!
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