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Bug Diaries: Halloween Bug-a-Boo!

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 5+

Friendship stands out in book characters' sweet tale.

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If this cute holiday special is any indication, Halloween traditions in the insect world are more similar to those of humans than you might expect. Worm's fretting over what to wear is a relatable woe (who hasn't felt the grip of disappointment over a parent's choice of costume?), and Fly's single-minded candy goal is an every-kid thing. There's a spooky neighborhood mystery, an unfortunate costume catastrophe, and a handful of other memorable goings-on worthy of the characters' inevitable diary entries.

Fly, Worm, and Spider are what friendship is all about, and their time together always demonstrates some important truths about what it means to be -- and to have -- a friend. These three are all in for each other; when one has her sights set on something, they all pitch in to make it happen. And when one has feelings he needs to talk about, the others listen, empathize, and propose solutions. Halloween Bug-a-Boo! is a sweet seasonal treat for the characters' young fans and their respective grown-ups.

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