Halloween Delights

By Mary Simon

Decorating, pumpkin carving, costume and mask making--crafts to explore come the long-awaited fall season. Everyone in the family can jump in and celebrate the season and appreciate autumnal delights.

  • Spooky Crafts

    2010 by Skillicorn, Helen

    This fun book is chock-full of creative, whimsical ideas to boost the spookiness of your porch, house, and party.

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  • Creating Halloween Crafts

    2014 by Rau, Dana Meachen

    Another great addition to the "How-To Library" series for kids and their caregivers. It's full of great ideas as well as instructions and guidance to create perfect Halloween delights.

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  • The Pumpkin Cookbook: 139 Recipes Celebrating the Versatility of Pumpkin and Other Winter Squash

    2017 by Stovel, Edith

    Pumpkins are versatile, good for us, and delicious. All things pumpkin make up this recipe book--many with ideas for treats or scrumptious delights you never imagined. And there are healthy meal suggestions that incorporate pumpkin, like soups and stews, not to mention scrumptious seasoned pumpkin seeds.

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  • How to Carve Freakishly Cool Pumpkins

    2011 by Schuette, Sarah L.

    When I carve a pumpkin, I go for the basic treatment: eyes, nose, and the ever-challenging mouth. For those more willing to experiment, this is the book for you.

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  • How to Make Frightening Halloween Decorations

    2011 by Ipcizade, Catherine

    Having tried a couple of the suggestions in this amazing book, I can testify that the results (should you follow the directions perfectly) will cast you as a true decorating genius. Have fun with this book.

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  • Make Frightful Props: DIY Eyeballs, Organs, and More

    2019 by Meinking, Mary

    If you're having a party--even if it is just for your family or to host online this year--you'll want to incorporate some of the great suggestions in this book. Take photos and post on social media to amaze your family and friends. Yes, they will miss the texture of the "bowls of eyeballs" or touching the "brain," but it's still great fun and sure to scare.

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  • How to Build Hair-Raising Haunted Houses

    2011 by Peterson, Megan Cooley

    You may not be able to fully appreciate this book during COVID-19 days, but keep it in mind for next year. It's unbelievably impressive with its suggestions and adventurous ideas sure to send chills up your spine.

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  • A Ghostly Good Time: The Family Halloween Handbook


    Everyone in the family can get involved in making Halloween exciting and fun. Easy-to-follow steps and photos to assist in your interpretation of the written suggestions make for family fun for all.

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  • All New Crafts for Halloween

    2003 by Ross, Kathy

    This book isn't exactly "new," but it still has a plethora of suggestions and ideas for those who want to make crafts for Halloween. Delightful illustrations and specific instructions help all levels of crafters.

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  • Halloween Origami

    2013 by Owen, Ruth

    Origami for all levels with the Halloween theme peppered throughout. This is a one-of-a-kind book and we have it for you to explore. Be sure to post photos on social media so others can see your handiwork.

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