Clifford's Halloween

Clifford's Halloween - Norman Bridwell

Written and illustrated by Norman Bridwell


Emily Elizabeth and Clifford love Halloween, but they can't decide what Clifford's costume should be this year. Last year, he dressed up as a ghost and she was a pirate. They went to a party and played many games before going out trick-or-treating. This year, Emily Elizabeth is going to be a fairy princess, but Clifford still hasn't decided. The book ends by asking what the reader thinks Clifford should be.


This book would be fun for a Halloween writing activity in first or second grade. Students could brainstorm ideas, draw a costume on Clifford, and write a sentence about it: "For Halloween, I think Clifford should be a..."