It happens every fall. The leaves from the tall trees that surround her house drift down until theteeny tinywoman’steeny tinyhouse is buried completely. Inside it’s dark and ateeny tinybit scary, but the resourceful woman has a plan and a few surprises up herteeny tinysleeve.
Written to be shared through read-aloud or story-telling, the type face indicates where the teller should be whispering and when suddenly s/he should shout surprising the listeners, even causing them to jump, which puts this book in the realm of jump-tales, so popular at spooky-story times like Halloween and around the campfire on summer evenings. Short enough for even young children to remember after reading or hearing the story a few times, the book encourages children themselves to tell the tale themselves, making a family tradition.
Former Disney Publishing executive,Lauren L. Wohl, tells an all-new story starring a favorite character from folklore with an autumnal chill and a special treat that brings the book to a perfect-for-Halloween ending. Children will want to return to theteeny tinyhouse again and again to enjoy Henry Cole’s illustrations that capture the mood and the humor of the tale.
Sure to be a perennial holiday favorite, likeThe Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything, a book that makes the bestseller list every single Halloween!
Featured title at conferences.Cole's illustrations are full of the colors of the season. In a nice change from more traditional teeny tiny woman tales, this book's protagonist is no crone but a fashionably dressed woman of indeterminate age. Rates high in creative problem-solving and oral storytelling.A Halloween hit in 2016, now in Paperback. With its balance of scary chills and funny moments, A TEENY TINY HALLOWEEN is fast becoming become a favorite holiday treat.Classroom guide available.