Clifford's First Halloween

Author: Norman Bridwell

Publisher: Scholastic, Inc

Publication Date: September 1995

Genre: Holidays

Audience: Pre-K-1

Overview: This is a fun and lovable story about Clifford‘s first Halloween. Children will fall in love with the big red dog as they reminisce with his owner, Emily Elizabeth on his adventures of his first trick-or-treating experience and what happened when he went to his first Halloween party. 

Activity: After discussing this story, children can talk about their own family Halloween traditions and what they are doing for the upcoming holiday. After sharing with the class, each student will decorate their own pumpkin to hang on a bulletin board in the classroom.

Reviewer’s Name: Corri Deegan