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The Everyday Adventures of Papa & Paws® Book 9: Howl-o-ween Hijinks

Today, Molly Paws and her sisters get ready for Halloween. They help decorate and set out treats for the trick-or-treaters. The doggies discover the hard part is finding the right costume to wear. Will their costumes be as fun as they imagine them to be?

Children’s picture book about a sweet little doggie named Molly Paws and her family.

  • Created by a dog dad, every story is based on a real-life event.
  • Toddlers and preschoolers ages 0-5(ish) will enjoy the cute illustrations of the dogs.
  • Moms, dads, and grandparents will love reading the heartwarming stories.
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What Folks aRE saying

Rated 5.0 out of 5

“As a person who loves Halloween and is a dog mom, this is such a perfect read. I like how each dog had their own personality as to what they wanted to be for Halloween. The illustrations are also beautifully done and fit perfectly with the storyline. They are colorful and eye-catching which helps grab the attention of the young reader and keep it. Howl-O-Ween Hijinks by Papa Paws is a perfect spooky season book for kids and my four-year-old really enjoyed it. Like every Papa and Paws book I have read, it’s definitely worth the read.”

Tiffany F. for Readers’ Favorite
Rated 5.0 out of 5

“This is such an adorable series, complete with cute illustrations and definitely some laughable puns. The book is easily understandable for young children. They will have fun seeing the four dogs dress up in their costumes and listening to their thoughts. I love the surprise kitty cat who is also trick-or-treating.”

Cheryl W.
Rated 5.0 out of 5

“I picked up this book in order to write an honest review. I loved the illustrations and the story was adorable. It would make a great Halloween bedtime story for little ones, since it isn’t too scary. I highly recommend this book.”

Denise L.
Rated 5.0 out of 5

“This is such a cute book, and I enjoyed reading it along with the rest of the books in this series! The characters are delightful, and the plot is interesting. The illustrations help to greatly enhance the text. I would definitely recommend this book!”

Rated 5.0 out of 5

“My 8 year old read this book to me and she thought that it was “cute and funny.” She really enjoyed all the illustrations and dogs in costumes.”


The Real-Life Stories Behind the Book

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Mia Spider Costume
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Gracie Pumpkin Costume

When I was a kid, I was not really into dressing up for Halloween. That didn’t stop me from finding or making my fair share of not-that-great costumes. After all, I have a fantastic sweet tooth, and what better way to get a bunch of candy for free? As an adult, I never thought I would be the kind of dog dad who dressed up his doggies.

But while I was dating my now wife, she sent me the cutest pics of Miss Mia in a spider costume and Gracie in a pumpkin outfit. They were so cute that I became a convert to the idea of dressing up our doggies being a good thing. Although we don’t dress up our current fur babies, we still have a few costumes in our doggie room that we can pull out when needed. For this book, we thought it would be fun to focus on the fun of picking out the oh-so-important Halloween costumes for the perfect night of trick-or-treating.

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