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The Halloween Tree I often find Ray Bradbury s writing a bit precious At some point in his career it seems to me that he becameconcerned with being a GREAT AUTHOR than simply telling a great story And, yes, I felt that way sometimes while listening to The Halloween TreeBUT And that s a rather large BUT But, with The Halloween Tree he did manage to pull off the gorgeous poetic prose, the grand imagery, while telling a wonderful story I don t use the word wonderful often in a serious manner, but he I often find Ray Bradbury s writing a bit precious At some point in his career it seems to me that he becameconcerned with being a GREAT AUTHOR than simply telling a great Mr Moundshroud proves to be a delightfully light read leaves on the wind Virgil as he takes a group of kids on a roaring fast ride through time on Hallow s Eve to give us the real rundown on mummies, witches, druids, and all the creepy crawlies of history, summing things up with a quintessential Bradburian moral and prosaic reveal.It s perfect for what it is a total A Fast Moving, Eerietale Set On Halloween Night Eight Costumed Boys Running To Meet Their Friend Pipkin At The Haunted House Outside Town Encounter Instead The Huge And Cadaverous Mr Moundshroud As Pipkin Scrambles To Join Them, He Is Swept Away By A Dark Something, And Moundshroud Leads The Boys On The Tail Of A Kite Through Time And Space To Search The Past For Their Friend And The Meaning Of Halloween After Witnessing A Funeral Procession In Ancient Egypt, Cavemen Discovering Fire, Druid Rites, The Persecution Of Witches In The Dark Ages, And The Gargoyles Of Notre Dame, They Catch Up With The Elusive Pipkin In The Catacombs Of Mexico, Where Each Boy Gives One Year From The End Of His Life To Save Pipkin S Enhanced By Appropriately Haunting Black And White Drawings Booklist This book and I have a history, and one which I wasn t even aware of until I have actually read it Years and years ago, I saw an opening snippet of a Halloween movie on Cartoon Network it was October and they had Halloween themed cartoons running all day long, from the Addams Family to special episodes of Scooby Doobut this one caught my attention it was a full length animation, and the opening scene featured a bird s eye view on a small town, where dusk had just began to fall, and the sk This book and I have a history, and one which I wasn t It s big, it s broad It s broad, it s bright It fills the sky of All Hallow s Night The strangest sight you ve ever seen.The monster Tree on Halloween.The leaves have burned to gold and redThe grass is brown, the old year dead,But hang the harvest high, Oh see The candle constellations on the Halloween Tree The stars they turn, the candles burnAnd the mouse leaves scurry on the cold wind bourne,And a mob of smiles shine down on theeFrom the gourds hung high on the Halloween Tree.The sm It s big, it s broad It s broad, it s bright It fills the sky of All Hallow s Night The strangest sight you ve ever seen.The monster Tree on Halloween.The leaves have burned to gold and redThe grass is brown, the old year dead,But hang the harvest high, Oh see The candle constellations on the Halloween Tree The stars they turn, the candles burnAnd the mouse leaves scurry on the cold wind bourne,And a mob of smiles shine down on theeFrom the gourds hung high on the Halloween Tree.The smile of the Witch, and the smile of the Cat,The smile of the Beast, the smile I have a tradition of reading Charles Dickens every December It may be a short story or a full length novel, but December is meant for Dickens After having read The Halloween Tree, I have decided that I will now read Ray Bradbury every October October is meant for Bradbury.There is a lot to love about this book The Halloween Tree is the story of eight friends on Halloween trying to find their missing ring leader Pipkin The search leads them to an old, dark, Gothic, haunted house with a tr I have a tradition of reading Charles Dickens every December It may be a short story or a full length novel, but December is meant for Dickens After having read The Halloween Tree, I have decided that I will now read Ray Bradbury every October October is meant for Bradbury.There is a lot to love about this book The Halloween Tree is the story of eight friends on Halloween trying to find their missing ring leader Pipkin The search leads them to an old, dark, Gothic, haunted house with a tree covered in lit jack o lanterns, the Halloween tree It is here we meet Moundshroud who offers to help them find Pipkin, but they need to learn the truth about Hallow I ll be readingBradbury The writing in this is phenomenal, it s delight to read I m not sure why, but the images in my head when reading this were very Tim Burton esque What are some of his other works that I should check out Besides Fahreinheit 451 that is There must have been a thousand pumpkins on this tree, hung high and on every branch A thousand smiles A thousand grimaces Eight young boys learn about the origin stories of Halloween with the help of a mysterious character called Carapace Clavicle Moundshroud However, their friend, Pipkin, has been whisked away and the friends will have an important decision to make with regards to whether he lives or dies.This is one of those children s books that can still be enjoyed as an adult It s no There must have been a thousand pumpkins on this tree, hung high and on every branch A The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury is a short novel by the grandmaster that uses as a premise a group of trick or treating boys traveling through time chasing a mysteriously missing friends to create a vehicle for examining the roots and sources of Halloween Probably written for a juvenile or young adult audience, Bradbury demonstrates his range and imagination to craft a story that is as entertaining as any of hisrecognized works The character Moundshroud, most likely as a personificati The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury is a short novel by the grandmaster that uses as a premise a group of trick or treating boys traveling through time chasing a mysteriously missing friends to create a vehicle for examining the roots and sources of Halloween Probably written for a juvenile or young adult audience, Bradbury demonstrates his r This was a fun and quirky read for Halloween Ray Bradbury has a great way of painting a myriad of images in his writing I adored the illustrations by Joseph Mugnaini When I started this book, I was hooked immediately and thought this was going to be my 5 star Halloween book for the yearThe wind outside nested in each tree, prowled the sidewalks in invisible treads like unseen cats Tom Skelton shivered Anyone could see that the wind was a special wind this night, and the darkness took on This was a fun and quirky read for Halloween Ray Bradbury has a great way of painting a myriad of images in his writing I adored the illustrations by Joseph Mugnaini When I started this book, I was hooked immediately and thought this was going to be my 5 star Halloween book for the yearThe wind outside nested in each tree, prowled t

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