I have found a few books at thrift stores and the Waste Management store lately that will be perfect to add to my little Halloween bookshelf. Alfred Hitchcock's Daring Detectives has some appropriately spooky illustrations by Arthur Shilstone inside, like the one you see above. Haunted house tour, anyone?
This copy of "The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase" by Joan Aiken, from 1962, caught my eye. I considered it an extra bonus that the artwork on the dust jacket is by Edward Gorey! I can't see nor hear his name without being reminded of Masterpiece Mystery on PBS - I LOVE the series! I have been thoroughly enjoying the Inspector Lewis episodes lately.
I'm always happy to add another "old" (1964) Scholastic book to my collection, like "Mystery Of The Silent Friends", by Robin Gottlieb:
And I think "Howling Mad" kind of speaks for itself:
I don't think I paid more than a quarter for any of these.
You know me - I cannot resist books!