Reading/Interest Level: Preschool, Primary
Author: Benn Sutton
Illustrator: Dan Pinto
Hedgehug completely forgot about Reginald's Halloween party and he has no costume. He goes to each of his friends for help, but the costumes either rip, pop, or fall apart. Discouraged, Hedgehug decides to go home. His friend's work together to come up with the perfect costume for Hedgehug. Hedgehug goes to the party as a cactus and everyone cheers.
Hedgehug's Halloween is a cute story about friendship for younger readers. The pictures are bright, colorful, and perfectly capture the fun side of Halloween. The story itself is a bit lackluster, but it's holiday theme keeps it enjoyable. It will amuse most readers during the Halloween season.