Witches, Pumpkins and Grinning Ghosts The Story of the Halloween Symbols by Edna Barth

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Published by Sagebrush Education Resources .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Holidays & Celebrations - Halloween,
  • Holidays & Festivals - Halloween,
  • Social Science - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,
  • Social Studies - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Children: Grades 2-3

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Open LibraryOL9772774M
ISBN 100808545876
ISBN 109780808545873

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