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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Review & Giveaway: Bone Soup by Alyssa Satin Capucilli

Bone Soup: A Spooky, Tasty Tale 
By Alyssa Satin Capucilli 
Pictures by Tom Knight 
July 24, 2018 
Simon & Schuster 
Source: from pub 

Three little witches and a bunch of spooky characters come together to prepare a delicious batch of Bone Soup in this Halloween tale based on the beloved fable, Stone Soup. This just-scary-enough picture book comes with a recipe for Bone Soup—perfect for Halloween eating. 

Trick-or-treat? Trick-or-treat! 
We’ve something usually good to eat! 

One Halloween morning three witches are looking for a tasty treat and they find only a small bone in their cupboard. So they decide to go from door to door in their village to find just the right ingredients for their Bone Soup. No one in the village is convinced that soup can be made from a bone, until the littlest monster reveals just what the special ingredient should be.

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. 

Bone Soup is a deliciously delightful picture book that will bewitch little readers and tickle their funny bones. Capucilli takes the beloved Stone Soup fable and wonderfully weaves it into something fresh and fun. Illustrator Tom Knight cleverly creates a perfect Halloween splashed world and little readers will have so much fun exploring his engaging pictures. 

Bubbling with whimsy, fantastical spookiness, three adorable and lovable little witchy heroines, an amusing pack of monsters, and a yummy recipe for the title soup, Bone Soup is the perfect picture book to share this time of year! 

5/5 Cupcakes

Alyssa Satin Capucilli is the award-winning creator and author of the Katy Duck series and the bestselling Biscuit series, which has sold over twenty-eight million copies. A professional dancer as well as a writer, she lives with her family in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. To learn more, and to download a free story hour kit for Bone Soup, visit her website: Twitter

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Darlene said...

I would add big toes to my soup

Danielle H. said...

I would add crickets to my bone soup.

Theresa N. said...

An old leather shoe for flavoring.
Theresa N

Lisa Maucione said...

apple core

John Smith said...

"what spooky fun ingredient would YOU add to Bone Soup?" Squamous foot worts from the sole of a witch's foot.

Dan Denman said...

A little eye of newt or hair of hag would spice the soup up!