Timothy Maywood Usher Mouse leaves the library where he leaves looking for the adventures he used reading in books.He's going to have a real good one this Halloween!A very nice halloween fairy tale full of atmosphere, so different from usual Laymon's boobs-packed-gore-fests, and Alan M. Clarks illustrations are a great add to the book too.A great Halloween read for kids and a very nice surprise for parents that are Richard Laymon's fans like me.
There is no better way than to spend Halloween then by reading Richard Laymon. As a bonus the book is beautifully illustrated by Alan M. Clark. The story is geared for all readers, but perhaps it can become the gateway book to get someone to begin reading Mr. Layman's adult fiction. This is a nice companion book to perhaps one of Layman's worst books published a year earlier titled "Once Upon A Halloween".Years earlier (in 1992) Laymon published a book called "Allhallows Eve" originally publishe [...]
Oh what an awesome Halloween adventure book. The story follows Timothy Maywood Usher Mouse and how he makes a decision to leave the library, where he lives, to travel out into the world and have his own adventure. The kind that he has read about in books. The Illustrations are beautiful and the story line is very unique. Perfect for the Halloween season. I would recommend this to the old and young alike.
I'm usually not one for childrens' books, but THE HALLOWEEN MOUSE made me smile. I'd definitely buy it for my kids, if I had any. The artwork is great, and it's fun to see Richard Laymon writing outside his usual wheelhouse.
The Halloween Mouse is a Halloween children's story by Richard Laymon, that was released after his death. I would assume it was one of the last pieces that he was working on. In that context, along with the fact that it is a children's story, made it an interesting read, for me.It’s a story of a mouse that lives in the library, and he reads about all these fascinating adventures in the books. the mouse decides that he wants an adventure for himself, but he is too scared to leave the library. B [...]
Timothy Maywood Usher Mouse lives in the library, reading about fantastic adventures. One Halloween night, Timothy gathers his courage to leave the library to go on an adventure. After escaping a run in with a snake thanks to a piece of candy corn. Timothy dreams of going trick or treating but must first survive an encounter with the neighborhood cat involving a jack-o-lantern. In the end, far away from his cozy home in the library, Timothy discovers that having adventures is even better than re [...]
A children'sw story about a mouse that lives in a library. He reads books all day and decides that he wishes to have an adventure of his own.He happens to pick Halloween as the day to go on his adventure.A fun tale that is completely different from Laymon's usual fare.