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Witches, Pumpkins, and Grinning Ghosts: The Story of the Halloween Symbols

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3.9 out of 5
Based on 103 Ratings and 36 Reviews

Book Description
Witches, Pumpkins, and Grinning Ghosts: The Story of the Halloween Symbols remains one of the clearest, most accessible explanations of the history of Halloween around. Edna Barth--author of many nonfiction holiday books for children--sets her story 2,000 years in the past, when October 31 marked a joyous harvest festival for the Celts and, more frighteningly, when potentially evil spirits were un... More
Book Information
PublisherSandpiper
BindingPaperback (5 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages96
ISBN-100618067825
ISBN-13978-0618067824
Publication Date08/21/2000
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About Edna Barth (Author) : Edna Barth is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Edna Barth include Hearts, Cupids and Red Roses: The Story of the Valentine Symbol, Shamrocks,... more
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About Ursula Arndt (Illustrator) : Ursula Arndt is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Ursula Arndt include Witches, Pumpkins, and Grinning Ghosts: The Story of the Halloween Symb... more
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