Storytime: Silly Skeletons

Bone Soup by Cambria Evans

Bone Soup by Cambria Evans

Bone Soup by Cambria Evans

Known across the land for his infamous appetite, Finnigin is never seen without his eating stool, his eating spoon, and his gigantic eating mouth. When Finnigin finds himself in a new town on Halloween, he hopes to join a great feast with the creatures who live there. But not a body or soul will share any of their food with the ever-famished Finnigin. So what’s a hungry skeleton to do? Armed only with his wits and a special ingredient, will Finnigin be able to stir up a cauldron’s worth of Halloween magic?

 

Cinderella Skeleton by Robert D. San Souci & illustrated by David Catrow

Cinderella Skeleton by Robert D. San Souci & illustrated by David Catrow

Cinderella Skeleton by Robert D. San Souci & illustrated by David Catrow

Cinderella Skeleton was everything a ghoul should be: Her nails were yellow; her teeth were green- Foulest in the land was she. Poor Cinderella Skeleton! Her evil stepsisters treat her with scorn and work her from dawn till dusk. But when Prince Charnel hosts his famous Halloween Ball, Cindy finally gets her chance to shine. With the help of a good witch, Cinderella Skeleton is transformed into the belle of the ball and steals the prince’s heart. Then just as the sun peeks over the horizon, she must dash away! Will Prince Charnel ever find his true love again?

 

Skelly, the Skeleton Girl by Jimmy Pickering

Skelly, the Skeleton Girl by Jimmy Pickering

Skelly, the Skeleton Girl by Jimmy Pickering

Skelly, a little skeleton girl, finds a bone one day. Who could it belong to? As Skelly searches for the bone’s owner, she questions everyone from her skeletal goldfish, to her man-eating plants, to the monster who lives beneath the stairs. Finally, Skelly locates the bone’s owner–and makes a new friend.

 

Skeleton Hiccups by Margery Cuyler & illustrated by S.D. Schindler

Skeleton Hiccups by Margery Cuyler & illustrated by S.D. Schindler

Skeleton Hiccups by Margery Cuyler & illustrated by S.D. Schindler

Skeleton has the hiccups. hic, hic, hic Ghost tries to help. hic, hic, hic But nothing works. hic, hic, hic Then ghost gets an idea…. hic, hic, hic HOORAY!

 

The Skeleton in the Closet by Alice Schertle & illustrated by Curtis Jobling

The Skeleton in the Closet by Alice Schertle & illustrated by Curtis Jobling

The Skeleton in the Closet by Alice Schertle & illustrated by Curtis Jobling

Bam! Bam! Bam! A skeleton’s knocking at the door. Creak . . . creak . . . creak . . . Now he’s going up the steps — but this skeleton isn’t looking for what you’d expect. There are both snickers and shivers awaiting readers in this wickedly funny rhyming story that is sure to tickle funny bones.

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