KDL Recommends > KDL Top Ten > 9/23/2011 Children's Picture Books
Title: Vera's Halloween
Author: Vera Rosenberry
Vera is finally old enough to go trick-or-treating after dark and she dresses as a mummy, but when her bandages begin to unravel, she realizes that her night is not going as she anticipated.
Vera is finally big enough to go trick-or-treating after dark, and this year she is dressed as a mummy! When one of her tissue bandages unravels, she stops to fix it only to discover that her family accidentally left her behind. As Vera searches for them, it starts to rain. How will she keep her bandages from falling apart? How will she find her way home?
Getting separated from loved ones can be a scary experience for children. In her reassuring way, Vera Rosenberry evokes the atmosphere of a spooky yet magical Halloween, and the comfort that comes when reuniting with loved ones.