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- List: Pura Belpré Youth Illustrator Award
- List: Pura Belpré Children's Author Award
- Award year: 2008
- Audience: Younger
- Genre: Scary Stories
Rhyming text describes spooky monsters of many types gathering for a ball. However, the rollicking fun is interrupted by the scariest creatures of all in a surprise ending that will delight readers of all ages. Morales' eerily glowing illustrations capture the blend of traditional Halloween and Día de los Muertos symbols, matching the humorous interplay of Spanish and English in the text. Historical allusions and whimsical figures delight the eye in this timeless story.