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This Halloween, Lance is going to paint his face and make it really, really scary!

On Halloween, Lance decides that he is going to paint his face instead of dressing up. He tries three times until he gets it just right -- scary enough that his father falls over when he sees it. Then he goes out trick-or-treating. He goes to two houses, where the adults fall over and Lance takes all the candy in the house. Then he gets a cop to take him home. The cop dares him to show his face, and when Lance does, he does not fall over -- but he runs away, terrified!

Then a teenager comes to Lance's house, with an even bigger bag of candy than Lance's. He has painted a scary face, too -- but Lance's is still scarier, and the teenager runs off, leaving Lance with enough candy to last until . . . next Halloween!

This seasonal favourite is now reissued with a bright new cover design!

Publisher: Markham, ON : Scholastic, c2004
ISBN: 9780439961264
Branch Call Number: JE MUN
Characteristics: 28 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Martchenko, Michael


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Sep 17, 2020

Boo!, by Robert Munsch, is a fun and entertaining children’s book! I thought that this story was very cute and fun, which makes it great for younger kids! The story is very creative, and will keep young audiences engaged and laughing! It has a lot of energy and enthusiasm, which will make reading fun for children and adults alike. I also loved the Halloween theme, along with the illustrations that depicted each scene perfectly! They definitely add a lot of humour to the book. This is a really funny and enjoyable book, and I would definitely recommend that you add it to your shelf! @PenelopeScriptor of the Teen Review Board at the Hamilton Public Library

Jul 09, 2015

I liked Lance's face. I liked the candies.

Feb 13, 2011

boys steal lots of candy

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