Author Amanda McCann and illustrator Simone Föhl are tremendous talents, and they were kind enough to share some insight into the detailed processes that made this project a reality. Meet the Halloweenie team and get a behind the scenes understanding of what it takes to create a successful children's book!
Be ready to buy a night light when you pick up Philip Tice’s new book, High Strangeness: Tales from the Edge of the Unknown. This book is compiled of 10 short stories that will be sure to make your spine tingle. “High strangeness” refers to the hidden beings or entities among us. Like a UFO or a real-life mystery having a quality of being peculiar, bizarre, or utterly absurd. This collection of stories and poems expands on this concept.
With the end of summer drawing nigh, I can’t help but be excited for Fall and all it entails—the cooler temps, apple and pumpkin picking at a local farm, apple cider donuts, and Halloween! Halloween was one of my favorite holidays growing up, and I especially loved reading books to immerse myself into the spirit of the season. Now I’m able to share my love of this time of year with my son, and there’s no better way than snuggling up on the couch in the evening with him and one of these fun, spooky books!