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Halloween in Christmas Hills

By Karen Tayleur
Illustrated by Heath McKenzie

Halloween is here to stay!

Miles Cameron is allowed to go trick or treating for the first time. Everyone warns him to stay away from Stingy Jack's house. If only he had listened ...

  • This book taps into the growing interest Aussie kids have in this holiday.
  • "This story is suitable for anyone who likes a good chuckle, great pictures and stories with zombies." Reading Time magazine
  • From the illustrator of The Australian 12 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 who has worked with many publishers and production companies. Heath is generally inspired by too much television, too many movies and music (lots of music). He is specifically inspired by movie posters, 50s and 60s commercial art, Japanese signs and cartoons (anything animated, really).

ISBN: 9781742030302
Imprint: Black Dog Books
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: October 1, 2009
Dimensions: 234 x 298mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $19.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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