Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas adapted by Jun Asuka

We always watch The Nightmare Before Christmas around Halloween at our house, but the story’s as much about Christmas as it is Halloween. After all, it’s Christmas Eve when Jack puts his plan into motion and almost ruins the holiday. This manga adaptation is really faithful to the movie, although …

Review: Into the Pumpkin by Linda Franklin

I have mixed feelings about Into the Pumpkin by Linda Franklin. Here’s the blurb: The fun of Halloween comes alive in this beautifully illustrated children’s book. The drawings, done each year by the author on the eve of Halloween, follow various Halloween characters as they prepare to celebrate this mystical …

Thursday’s Tale: Hallow’s Eve by Sarah Deimer

I know I usually feature traditional fairy tales on Thursdays or re-tellings that still feature the well-known characters, but today’s tale is a little different. Hallow’s Eve by Sarah Deimer is an original, modern “Halloween fairy tale,” but it is an adorable story. Laluna, our heroine, is a pretty witch …