The Buzz About Books

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? –

October 29, 2018

Kids will not only enjoy this spooky plot of this remake but also the entertaining and not too scary illustrations… As a teacher, I love author Alyssa Satin Capucilli’s word…

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Get your kids cooking and doing more activities! –

October 22, 2018

This fun story builds up the suspense and is perfect for beginner readers. Snappy rhyme along with hilariously creepy characters makes this a read for anytime. Read the full review…

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This book would be a splendid addition to a Halloween party or your next family night in! – littlemisskidlit

October 22, 2018

I think everyone’s favorite part was taking turns pouring each ingredient into our cauldron as we read the story through once more. My girls always like to pour and mix,…

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Five Family Favorites with Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Author of Bone Soup: A Spooky, Tasty Tale

October 19, 2018

Several years ago, we moved to a new house. Although my fully-grown children were happy to help us get settled, there was nothing quite like the hours we spent joyfully…

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A fun addition with activities to your Halloween collections –

October 16, 2018

Capucilli, author of Biscuit and many other titles, turns out a cheerful, if rather gross, Halloween book. In a play on the classic “Stone Soup” story, Naggy, Craggy, and Scraggy…

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Halloween, Dressing Up, Pretend Play, & Friend Picture Books – Crafty Moms Share

October 11, 2018

I love that the book provides a recipe for bone soup. It uses substitutes for the spooky ingredients that are used in the story. For example the giant’s eyeball is…

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Review & Giveaway: Bone Soup by Alyssa Satin Capucilli on Word Spelunking

October 6, 2018

Alyssa Satin Capucilli’s Bone Soup gives the classic Stone Soup a frightfully fun and spooktastic Halloween twist as three charming witches set out to make one special soup with the help of some surprising monsters. Read the full…

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Not-Very-Scary Children’s Halloween Books for Elementary School Kids –

October 4, 2018

A spooky twist on the classic tale ‘Stone Soup’, this adorable Halloween picture book is perfect for kids in kindergarten through second grade. Read the full review on

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Bone Soup is a delightfully spooky take on Stone Soup –

October 3, 2018

Bone Soup is a cute Halloween tale that’s not too spooky even though it features monsters, ghouls, a ghost, mummy and skeleton. My 4-year-old loved the charming illustrations and found…

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Book Review and Giveaway: Bone Soup by Alyssa Satin Capucilli –

October 1, 2018

Bone Soup would be a fun book to bring out every October to be read as a lead-in to Halloween. I highly recommend it. Read the full review on

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