Hide and Seek
A midsummer moon shines on Shiverhawk Hall, where portraits of children come alive on the wall. As night falls, the playful painted residents wake up for another Gorey-esque rhyming caper. When the DeVille twins are nowhere to be seen, the other children escape their frames in search of two girls in white dresses — and, possibly, a midnight game in the garden. Out in the night air, through the maze, and into the woods they go, looking for their mysterious friends. Will they be able to find the twins before the sun rises? Charming and eerie without ever being too scary, Katie May Green’s second tale is perfect for Halloween story times and bedtime read-alouds after a long day of play.
Full-color illustrations were done in graphite and charcoal and colored digitally.
JLG Release: Sep 2019
Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
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9 2/3" x 10 1/2"
Level 2.7; Points: 0.5;
Scholastic Reading CountsN/A