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The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything
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What's the story?
Walking in the woods late at night, a fearless old lady encounters (disembodied) clomping shoes, a shaking shirt moving along the dark path -- as well as a pumpkin head saying \"BOO, BOO!\" She runs home, but soon enough faces her fear, even finding an important purpose for all of the spooky stuff she encountered on the way back to her cottage.
Is it any good?
THE LITTLE OLD LADY WHO WAS NOT AFRAID OF ANYTHING is a great Halloween book for even the littlest kids. There's nothing here to really scare them, but it features a perfect Halloween setting: a dark night, a forest -- and even a "scary pumpkin head." The story and illustrations are solid enough, but it's really the noises that the shoes, pants, shirt, gloves, hat, and pumpkin head make along the way that will thrill kids. The sounds are repeated throughout the story, and kids will gleefully join in as they are read to.