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Halloween In Christmas Hills

By Karen Tayleur
Illustrated by Heath McKenzie

It s time to take Halloween back from Hollywood! Americans think that Halloween is theirs but we have news for them! Halloween is a Celtic festival. It is as Australian as Christmas!

When Miles Cameron was allowed to go trick or treating for the first time, everyone warned him to stay away from Stingy Jack s house. If only he had listened.

  • Halloween is here to stay! And this book taps into the growing interest Aussie kids have in this holiday.
  • 'Halloween in Christmas Hills' reminds people that this holiday is actually Celtic in origin not American.
  • From the illustrator of 'The Australian12 Days of Christmas' which has sold more than 100,000 copies.

About the author

Karen Tayleur was born in the western suburbs of Melbourne and moved to the eastern suburbs in her tweens. Reading was something she learned to do before she started school and it has helped shape the person she is today. She has had a variety of jobs including present wrapper, bank teller and ward assistant in a nursing home. She was a publisher at the age of 20 for the short story magazine Brave New Word and thinks nothing can replace the rush of writing except maybe reading a really good story. She is currently the Editorial Manager at The Five Mile Press and has had over 40 books published for children and young adults.

About the illustrator

Heath McKenzie is a Melbourne based artist. He is inspired by too much television, too many movies and music (lots of music), movie posters, 50s & 60s commercial art, Japanese signs, cartoons and toys. The funniest illustrator not on the stand-up circuit.

ISBN: 9781742030302
Imprint: BLACK DOG BOOKS
Distributor: Harper Collins Distribution Services for Australia and New Zealand
Binding: NS-PB
Release Date: October 1, 2009
Dimensions: 197 x 237mm, 32pp
Stock Status: STOCK
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $19.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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