Bumps in the Night (First Choice Chapter Book)

by Harry Allard

Paperback, 1996

Status

Available

Local notes

R All

Barcode

2770

Collection

SELECT gtw_rank, gtw_work, gtw_genre FROM genre_to_work WHERE gtw_work IN ( 1274874 )

Publication

Yearling (1996), Paperback, 48 pages

Description

When he discovers his house is haunted, Dudley Stork enlists the help of his friends to find out what is causing the spooky noises.

Language

Physical description

48 p.; 7.78 inches

User reviews

LibraryThing member feboudre
A stork hears noises in the night and believes he may have a ghost living with him. His friend tells him to hold a seance where they discover the noise came from the previous owner who died in the house. They all become friends in the end.

Genre: Fiction
Age(s): 7-10
LibraryThing member cspine
A stork hears noises in the night and believes he may have a ghost living with him. His friend tells him to hold a seance where they discover the noise came from the previous owner who died in the house. They all become friends in the end.
LibraryThing member Truly.Mae.Pettijohn
Summary: In this book Dudley the Stork tries to find out what is going bump in the night in his house.

Personal Opinion- A cute Halloween book. It teaches how children should not be afraid of ghosts. The art work is in line shading cartoon.

Classroom Extension- 1) How to make sound effects with
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items around a room. 2) Life lesson in how you can ask for help from friends and family. 3) What different cultures believe in ghosts.
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LibraryThing member jbarr5
Bumps in the Night by Harry Allard
This audio book is about Dudley who tried many different ways to get to sleep to no avail.
He heard a lot of different noises and then heard a sound that was not at all like anything he had heard before. The sound turned the tv on and then off.
bumping up the stairs,
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smack, it touched his beak and then ran back into bed. He saw the white thing going back down the hall.
The other chapters are when he goes to his friends and ask their opinions about what it could be... One tells him to talk to a median who will talk to the ghost to find out what they want...
I received this book from National Library Service for my BARD (Braille Audio Reading Device).
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LibraryThing member LibrarianRyan
This chapter book, in the form of a picture book, was wonderful. It is about a stork who thinks their house is haunted. They call up their friend Pig who says hire a medium and have a seance to figure out who the ghost is and what they want. Hilarity ensues. This book was just cute. It was a bit
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tongue in cheek with an older style comedy, that all worked well together. In the past this book was banned for occult teaching, and disobedience to parents. I see none of that here. Okay, the occult yes, but not in a bad way. In a real way, in a fun way. What I do see if a little issue with consent that I would address if this book were in my collection, but overall, this is a wonderful story I would love to have in my collection.
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Pages

48

Rating

(11 ratings; 3.4)
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