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Spooky ABC is a children's book written by Eve Merrian and illustrated by Lane Smith. It was first published in 2002.


Untold hazards haunt this alphabet book -- APPLES you don't dare bite, BATS that lurk and swoop, CRAWLERS that creep right down into your gizzard...

(And that's just the first three letters!)

Ever since its first publication in 1987 as "Halloween ABC," this collection of poems by renowned poet Eve Merriam and images from Caldecott Honor artist Lane Smith has been mesmerizing readers young and old. Now it's been 'spooked up, ' so a whole new generation of youngsters can relish this voyage through the alphabet!

But beware! The T is for TRAP, so read with care!