Author(s): DIANNE DE LAS CASAS
Bats flap, cats meow, skeletons rattle, and ghosts shout ‘boo!’ in Witchy’s creaky house. The fun, cumulative tale, inspired by the Mother Goose rhyme ‘The House That Jack Built’, is full of rollicking rhythm and spooky characters kids will love. Illustrated in vibrant cut-paper and collage, this yarn is a perfect story time read-aloud destined to become a Halloween classic!
‘The House that Witchy Built is clapping, flapping spooktacular fun for both boys and ghouls. Creak open the cover and enter… if you dare. Mwhahahahah!’ - Tammi Sauer, author, Mostly Monsterly, Scholastic Parent & Child Best Book of 2010 ‘This is the author Who wrote the book That spins the yarn That thrills the kids Who beg for more Of frightful fun All in a story that Dianne built!’ - Katie Davis, author, illustrator and host, Brain Buprs about Books podcast
Author Details Dianne de Las Casas is an award-winning author, storyteller, and recording artist. Her work has earned rave reviews from School Library Journal, Booklist, and Kirkus. She performs worldwide at schools, libraries, conferences, and special events and is a sought-after speaker. She loves a good spooky tale and would definitely dare to enter the house that Witchy built! Illustrator Details Holly Stone-Barker graduated with a BFA in communication design from Pratt Institute in New York. She works as a free-lance illustrator and enjoys teaching. Stone-Barker’s colourful illustrations are created with a variety of different papers that she finds in her travels. Back in her studio, she refines colours and textures with paint. Her meticulous paper cutting creates a richness and magic that brings her characters to life.