From the Archives: Little Goblins Ten
I’ve been blogging for four years and I want to start highlighting some of the books I’ve read along the way. While this isn’t the first book I wrote a review for, it’s the first review I posted on this site. When I started this blog, I mostly reviewed picture books. Since then, I’ve added middle grade, young adult, and even adult titles. I still love this book and read it to my kids every Halloween. I also included it in this roundup of not-so-scary picture books that I wrote for Brightly.
Little Goblins Ten by Pamela Jane, illustrated by Jane Manning
Age Range: 4 – 8 years | Grade Level: Preschool – 3 | Hardcover: 32 pages | Publisher: HarperCollins (July 26, 2011)
About Little Goblins Ten
Over in the forest
Where the trees hide the sun
Lived a big mommy monster
And her little monster one.
“Scare ” said the mommy;
“I scare,” said the one.
So he scared and he scampered
Where the trees hide the sun.
From monsters to ghosties to goblins, everyone’s favorite beasties haunt and howl and rattle their way through their forest home in this silly, spooky twist on the beloved nursery rhyme “Over in the Meadow.”
Author Pamela Jane and “New York Times” bestselling illustrator Jane Manning have created a delicious Halloween treat for readers to enjoy.
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My Thoughts on Little Goblins Ten
This is an adorable Halloween book full of spooks and monsters. The rhyming prose is crisp, fresh, and fun to read. The illustrations are charming and well executed. A lovely harmony between writing and artwork. This is the perfect book to get you ready for trick or treating!
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