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Book of the Month: Halloween Spooktacular

It’s that time of year when things go bump in the night! To celebrate, we’ve got not just one Book of the Month, but a selection of spell-binding stories to share with you, including a brand-new Isadora Moon book.

Win a spooktacular Halloween book bundle!

We’re offering your child the chance to win six magical books, featuring our favourite vampire-fairy and top troublesome witch!

One lucky winner will get their hands on three brilliant Isadora Moon books, including the newly released Isadora Moon puts on a Show, AND three Winnie the Witch books, including the bumper new Winnie and Wilbur: Celebration Collection, featuring six stories!

For a chance to win, we want to know what your child will be dressing up as this Halloween. Simply comment on the competition post at the top of the Oxford Owl Facebook page to enter. You can even send us a photo if you like!

UK residents only. Entry closes at midnight on Halloween (Thursday 31st October 2019). Terms and Conditions apply (PDF).

Read on to find out more about all of the books, to get more spooky reading suggestions, and to download lots of frighteningly fun activities!

Isadora Moon

Please note: all book links lead to more information on Amazon.co.uk


Isadora Moon Puts on a Show

Written and illustrated by Harriet Muncaster
Age 5+

Half vampire, half fairy, totally unique – Isadora Moon is back in a brand-new adventure!

It’s almost time for the vampire ball, and Isadora can’t wait! There’s just one problem: she’s got to compete in a talent show with the other vampire children. Isadora’s talents aren’t very vampire-y; what if the audience laugh at her? The show must go on, but will Isadora be brave enough to perform?

Buy on Amazon >


Isadora Moon Gets in Trouble

Written and illustrated by Harriet Muncaster
Age 5+

When Isadora’s cousin, Mirabelle, comes to stay, Isadora is really excited. Mirabelle, who is a witch, is older than Isadora and always has the best ideas for things to do. So when she suggests that Isadora should take a dragon to ‘Bring Your Pet to School Day’, Isadora ignores her worries and goes along with the plan. But looking after a dragon turns out to be a little bit harder than the pair of them expect…

Buy on Amazon >

Winnie and Wilbur


Winnie and Wilbur: The Celebration Collection

Written by Valerie Thomas and Laura Owen, illustrated by Korky Paul
Age 2+

An amazing new picture book and CD package featuring Winnie and Wilbur sharing six of their most fun-filled stories!

Celebrate in style with a birthday party, exciting jousting, a festive encounter, a day at the beach, a magic show, and a taste of summer in the middle of winter! Enjoy all-year-round fun with these six Winnie and Wilbur adventures!

Buy on Amazon >


Winnie and Wilbur: Spectacular Spells

Written by Valerie Thomas and Laura Owen, illustrated by Korky Paul
Age 2+

Winnie and Wilbur have a life that’s full of magic. But sometimes their spells are even more spectacular than you might expect! With three books in one, here’s a chance to discover what happens when their magic takes them to a medieval castle, to the top of a towering birthday cake, and even back to meet prehistoric dinosaurs!

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Winnie and Wilbur: The Monster Mystery

Written by Valerie Thomas and Laura Owen, illustrated by Korky Paul
Age 2+

When Winnie and Wilbur see some unexplained footprints going right across the grass, they want to know who has made them. They think they might find the answer in the deep, dark forest that surrounds their home. But exploring the forest isn’t easy, especially when Winnie and Wilbur get separated. And will it help them untangle the mystery of the monster-sized footprints?

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