Skeleton for Dinner

Big Witch and Little Witch have made stew, and now they want to have their friends for dinner! But when Skeleton mistakes the guest list for a menu, he takes off running, and soon Ghost and Ghoul join him too! But poor Little Witch has no idea there’s a misunderstanding. Luckily there’s one creature in the haunted forest who can help everyone figure it all out. This spooky and silly read-aloud is just right for Halloween.

  • 32 Pages
  • 10.75" x 8.5"
  • 9780807574027
  • September 2020

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  • 9780807573990
  • May 2015

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  • Despite the threat of death by cauldron, neither contributor lets things get too frightening as the story works its way to a happy ending for all.

    - Publishers Weekly

  • Veteran Cuyler keeps the text flowing and sets a just-right pace for reading aloud…Skeleton’s cool white and Ghost’s translucent wash of white makes them glow on the page…Make sure to tuck in to this delicious tale.

    - Kirkus Reviews

  • The occasionally rhyming verse, along with some changes in text size and font, creates a natural rhythm for Halloween-themed read-alouds.

    - The Horn Book Magazine

  • This book is made for reading aloud and will be a great addition to a library’s Halloween collection, but it’s also a fun title that children will enjoy at any time of the year.

    - Booklist

  • Skeleton for Dinner will be an apt selection during discussions of ghoulish Halloween dining as well as the quirks of the English language.

    - School Library Journal


Will Terry

Common Core



  • Accelerated Reader Points: 0.50
  • ATOS Level: 3.10