Ben Winters Sets the Halloween Mood with Thirty Terrific Poems

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   You slink up the steps, clutching the rickety railing, hoping no one can hear the pounding of your heart. The door creeeeeaks as you push it open.

   You slink up the steps, clutching the rickety railing, hoping no one can hear the pounding of your heart. The door creeeeeaks as you push it open. Shivering, you step inside, where many horrors await you…. Or do they? Are these really “scary tales to keep you up at night”, or “silly poems to read to your kid?”
 

Written by Ben H. Winters, Literally Disturbed is a fascinating book of thirty poems that definitely set the Halloween mood. I would say that this book is probably for kids seven and up, as some of some of the pictures may be a bit frightening to younger children.

 

 You know the saying; ‘Don’t judge a book by its cover.’ You would be making a big mistake if you judged this book by its cover. Because although this book is made to look like it has blood on the cover, you do not want to miss what’s inside. Honestly, the poetry in this book is more amusing than scary; so if the pictures won’t bother you, than the poems will in no way at all.
 

This book is something you will immediately love if you like poetry and Halloween. If you are looking for some scary stories to tell your friends in the dark, though, this may not be the book for you. But if you’re poking around in a book store, check this book out. It may not be the creepy, terrifying book it makes out to be, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a must-read! Now if you will excuse me, I believe I hear The Witches of East McClintock Street calling….