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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Minerva Louise on Halloween

"Minerva Louise on Halloween" by Janet Morgan Stoeke

Silly Minerva Louise (the hen) will have your kids laughing from the beginning when she mistakens trick-or-treaters for farmers and decorative spiderwebs for curtains! Minerva Louise doesn't understand about jack-o-lanterns, scarecrows, ghost costumes, or candy corn.

"Oh, my. What happened here? What's gotten you guys so fired up?" (Referring to the lit jack-o-lanterns) "Oh that? Don't worry. That's just the laundry. Although laundry usually stays on the clothesline, doesn't it." (Referring to children dressed up as ghosts!