Parents' Guide to

Carl's Halloween

By Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Dog pulls another fast one in fun trick-or-treating jaunt.

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This fun story of a secret adventure is similar to the other Carl books but has the added appeal of Halloween candy and costumes. The retro watercolors give it a timeless feel (though we do see the mom on a cell phone), as do the kid's classic costume choices such as witch, ghost, bumblebee, ladybug, tiger, scarecrow, and firefighter.

Parents may feel a bit uncomfortable seeing a dog as a babysitter, roaming the streets at night, not to mention deceiving the trusting (clueless) mother. But kids will eat up CARL'S HALLOWEEN.

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