Children's Virtual Halloween Story Hour with Lynda Bouchard and Kody Kratzer

Children's Virtual Halloween Story Hour with Lynda Bouchard and Kody Kratzer

October 23rd 2021 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Join us for a spooky fun and interactive virtual children's story hour on Saturday, October 23rd at 1:00PM! The author and illustrator will be reading from their new Halloween release, The Witches Three Count on Me!. Illustrations from the book will be shown as the story is read. Sign up now to hold your spot. 

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The Witches Three Count on Me!

by Yates Davis and Lynda Bouchard, illustrated by Kody Kratzer

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Nothing cures being sent to your room on Halloween night like an unexplored forest. Count on it!

This is no ordinary night. It's Halloween and a mischievous boy has run away from home. He takes a path through twisted forest trees and comes upon a frightful scene - three witches up to no good! They see him, too, and that's when the magic begins. Will he outsmart the witches as they try to capture him? Told through the prism of a child's imagination, you'll discover that daring and wit come in handy when three witches are out to get you.  

"A magical story that captures the fun and spirit of Halloween. I highly recommend it!"—Mary Alice Monroe, New York Times best-selling author of Turtle Summer

This is a story about taking chances, thinking on your feet, and being resourceful and brave when you face the unexpected. It's about discovering that grown-ups don't have all the answers. The delightful riddle is a fun teaching tool for parents and teachers of grade school children and will have them returning to this clever story again and again - even when it's not Halloween.

"The Witches Three Count on Me! is a deliciously scary story in rhyme about a clever lad who outwits three witches to save himself on Halloween night. How does he do it? The answer is a riddle to be solved, dear reader!"—Cassandra King, best-selling author of Tell Me a Story


Yates Michael Davis (1949-2009) grew up in a small North Carolina town. Although he didn't write this book at the age of 8, by that age his imagination and creativity were already in overdrive - giving him the basis for this wonderful story. He grew up to be an award-winning broadcaster, radio personality, voice actor, and advertising creative director. Yates was a proud native of the Tar Heel state and attended UNC-Chapel Hill.

Lynda Bouchard is a former flight attendant who believes that books are the greatest time machines in the world. Following a globe-trotting aviation career, she founded Booking Authors Ink, a boutique marketing firm dedicated to Southern authors. Lynda holds a Masters Degree in Public Relations from Boston University and did post-graduate work in Literature at Oxford University in England. She is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. This is her first book. 

Kody Kratzer is a graphic designer by day and an illustrator of all things spooky by night. She always wanted to become an artist, and still can't believe she gets to do what she loves every day. She is a member of SCBWI and The American Institute of Graphic Arts South Carolina. She lives on the coast of South Carolina as a dog mom to her corgi, Flapjack. 

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