Seen and Not Heard

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  • Seen and Not Heard
  • written and illustrated by Katie May Green
  • published by Candlewick Press (2015)
  • Roar Score: 3/5

Here’s a book that’s perfect for Halloween without being too scary. It is a picture book, after all. But it’s a picture book that begins like this: “In a big old house, up creaky stairs, in a silent little nursery fulls of dolls and teddy bears, you’ll find the children of Shiverhawk Hall. They’re children in pictures on the wall – seen and not heard.”

What a fantastic setup for this slightly spooky story that got banned from my 4-year-old’s bedroom for being “too creepy.”

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