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The Resource Bramble and Maggie : spooky season, Jessie Haas ; illustrated by Alison Friend

Bramble and Maggie : spooky season, Jessie Haas ; illustrated by Alison Friend

Label
Bramble and Maggie : spooky season
Title
Bramble and Maggie
Title remainder
spooky season
Statement of responsibility
Jessie Haas ; illustrated by Alison Friend
Title variation
  • Bramble & Maggie
  • Spooky season
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Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Bramble, a persnickety but lovable horse, and Maggie, her patient owner, build an even stronger friendship as they brave the surprises of autumn. In their third adventure, Bramble and Maggie explore a new season together -- fall! Leaves crunch underfoot. Acorns ping off rooftops. It all makes Bramble feel wonderfully spooky. But Bramble's frisky-pretend-scary gait makes Maggie jumpy, and soon Bramble really is nervous. There are alarming new sights and sounds everywhere, like Mr. Dingle's scarecrow. When Maggie takes a fall, will she want to get back in the saddle? And when Halloween comes, can Maggie trust Bramble to brave the tricks and lead them both safely to the treats?
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Review
  • Grades K-3 As Halloween approaches, Maggie’s horse, Bramble, is sometimes spooked by strange sights and sounds, but occasionally she enjoys pretending to be scared. Maggie reassures Bramble each time, but the tables are turned when she falls off her horse and becomes fearful. Now Bramble takes on the role of protector, first by refusing to budge until her rattled rider gets back in the saddle and later by trying to safeguard Maggie, especially when they go trick-or-treating on Halloween night. Children needn’t be horse lovers to enjoy this gentle story in which each character overcomes fears with a little help from her friend. Fans of the Bramble and Maggie series will love getting to know another side of these lovable characters. As warm, affectionate, and amusing as the story, Friend’s gouache illustrations have a charm all their own. An original Halloween story for newly independent readers or for reading aloud to younger children. -- Phelan, Carolyn (Reviewed 10-01-2014) (Booklist, vol 111, number 3)
  • Transitioning readers enamored with horses will be happy to immerse themselves in the third title of the Bramble and Maggie series, in which Maggie and her horse learn to cope with real and imagined fears. In each of the three chapters, Bramble spooks at the various sights and particular sounds of autumn. First Bramble is made uneasy by the new scarecrow in a neighbor's yard. But Maggie coaxes her equine friend to take a closer look. Who knew something a bit scary could be so tasty! The next chapter finds Bramble reacting to falling acorns. As she goes one way, Maggie goes the other way…and falls. Maggie wants to call it a day, but Bramble knows that "riders always got back on. That made them feel much better. Bramble stood very still….She waited." Finally it is Halloween, and the two friends need to decide how to dress up. But now the lanes are full of scary-looking creatures. Each of the pair must find her courage so that the other will not be afraid. Haas keeps descriptive language succinct while integrating entertaining dialogue. Friend's gouache illustrations ably depict Bramble's expressions of alarm and stubborn persistence, humorously extending the text. This well-crafted horse story explores the themes of friendship and facing fears for those getting ready to move on from early readers. (Early reader. 5-8)(Kirkus Reviews, August 1, 2014)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10359542
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Haas, Jessie
Dewey number
  • 813.6
  • [Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Elementary Grade
LC call number
PZ7.H1129
LC item number
B737 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 0
  • 3
Reading level
2.6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Friend, Alison
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Bramble and Maggie
Series volume
0003
Study program name
AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Horses
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Autumn
  • Halloween
  • Autumn
  • Horses
  • Human-animal relationships
Target audience
primary
Label
Bramble and Maggie : spooky season, Jessie Haas ; illustrated by Alison Friend
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Fall -- A fall -- Trick or treat
Control code
ocn885227969
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition 2014.
Extent
50 pages
Isbn
9780763664503
Lccn
2013952844
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)885227969
Label
Bramble and Maggie : spooky season, Jessie Haas ; illustrated by Alison Friend
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Fall -- A fall -- Trick or treat
Control code
ocn885227969
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition 2014.
Extent
50 pages
Isbn
9780763664503
Lccn
2013952844
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
colour illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)885227969

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