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The Most Terrifying Children’s Lit Jack-o’-Lantern Ever

If you really want to send chills down the spine of trick-or-treaters this year, there’s only one jack-o’-lantern guaranteed to scare ’em all:

Shel Jack o Lantern

About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. Dear Travis:

    Yet….he wasn’t scary at all. He was one of the most gentle, gential man you would ever meet.

    I enjoy your posts.

    Lee http://www.leebennetthopkins.com