The Halloween HandbookBook - 2001
The avid pumpkin-head's encyclopedic guide to a horrifying Halloween Here is a complete examination of Halloween, from its roots in ancient Celtic fire rituals through its establishment in America by the Irish, right up to today's modern and politically correct celebrations, offering comparisons along the way to similar shivery holidays from other parts of the world, such as Mexico's Day of the Dead. Illustrated with the author's amusing and informative drawings, The Halloween Handbook is a must for every fan of this fabulous, fantastic holiday. Included are dozens of ideas for costumes, decorations, tasty treats, and more, such as instructions for making a haunted house, "brain gelatin, " and a life-size coffin.
Publisher: New York : Kensington, c2001
Branch Call Number: 394.2646/MOR 4565 1