10/20/2011 11:27 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

All Hallow's Read: A Few Spooky Suggestions for Kids

Last year Neil Gaiman made a a modest proposal and I eagerly responded to it. Since then his idea to give books for Halloween has grown with a site of its own and lots of enthusiasm all over the place. Having had a lot of fun creating a Last Gasp Summer Reading video, Betsy Bird and I decided to support Neil's initiative by making a Spooky Recommendations edition. Enjoy!

Spooky Recommendations for the Halloween Inclined from Elizabeth Bird on Vimeo.

Here are, in order of mention, the books we featured: