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All Hallow’s Eve Press Review by Donna Davis

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In the mood for some frightfully fun and spooky reads?

Halloween Queen Loses Who Lost Her Scream

Donna Davies, the Halloween Queen, channels her love of this haunting holiday into her charming, comical children’s books. She has released six books, including a coloring book, that all center around the legends of All Hallow’s Eve.

Donna Davies

Ms. Davies is a staunch supporter of local libraries and historical societies, she serves as President of the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery Historic Fund and curates the Hudson Valley Halloween Magazine as an “en-spook-lopedia” of all things grim and ghoulish in the area.

Night of the Candy Creepers:

Night of The Candy Creeper

It’s Halloween and you’re out for the night,

Not quite realizing you’re in for a fright.

The candy creepers have come to town,

And they will gobble your candy down.

The candy creepers are masters of disguise, but boy are they in for a big surprise.

A fun Halloween book sure to bring back fond childhood memories with a surprise ending!

Delightfully illustrated by Rob Peters.

Other Books By Donna Davies

Bye Bye Boogie Man

Does your child fear the creatures of night? Well, here’s a little girl who is up for a boogeyman fight! This rip-roaring fun story will transform any child who is spooked by monsters in the closet or under the bed into rulers of their rooms. After taking a few lessons from little LeAnne, they will never fear that nasty boogeyman again.

Bye Bye Boogieman

Sleepy Hollow and the Road You’d Better Not Follow

Have you heard about the road you’d better not follow?
Let’s take a walk through the deep, dark hollow! Legend says a headless horseman wants your head.
I don’t think he’s aware that he’s actually dead!

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow comes to life and turns into a chilling nightmare. This fun and frightening adventure is a night like no other for two curious friends who go in search of the legendary Headless Horseman.

donna davies

Halloween Night at the Mad Monster Museum

A fantasy come true from two monster-crazed kids who find themselves locked in a monster museum on Halloween night. Truly a monstrous celebration for all. An amusing introduction in the famous Universal Monsters of our time with an appearance by a special guest.

author donna davies

The Halloween Queen who Lost her Scream: An Evil Blue Fairy Tale

Halloween author, Donna Davies has created an exciting Halloween mystery that will have your kids sitting on the edge of theirs seats. An action-packed tale of a Halloween Queen named Calliope who lost her scream right before Halloween. Meet an amazing cast of Halloween monsters from witches to zombies as they go on an adventure to help their Queen and save Halloween. Filled will stunning colorful Halloween illustrations by the talented Rob Peters. This delightfully fun book has become a family tradition.

author donna davies

Halloween Book Coloring Pages

Halloween Color Pages

Something To Do

Paper Plate String Spider Web:

Save Green by Being Green has a wonderful tutorial and activity on creating your own String Spider Web

Spider Web Craft


Love this hand-print vampire craft from Crafty Morning. Even adults can have fun with this one!



Get the rest of this great craft instruction HERE.


This holiday season, give your children the gift that will nurture a lifetime of positive habits; give the gift of a book.

A Year in The Secret Garden

As parents, we want/need quality books with extension activities to help our young ones unplug and create memories. Pulling books from shelves, and stories from pages, is also an important act  that will aid in them being life-long readers. Quality books with companion book extension activities are not only work to create special family time, it allows kids to solve the world’s problems without major consequences.

A Year in the Secret Garden is just such a book. This delightful children’s book from authors Valarie Budayr and Marilyn Scott-Waters offers unique and original month-by-month activities that allow readers to delve deeper into the classic children’s tale, The Secret Garden! With over 120 pages, with 150 original color illustrations and 48 activities for your family and friends to enjoy, learn, discover and play with together.

This book will make a great gift and be the catalyst of many hours of family growth, learning and FUN! Grab your copy ASAP and “meet me in the garden!” More details HERE!
A Year in the Secret Garden