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Book-inspired costume ideas

October 18, 2012

I don't know what to be! Every day my girls have a different idea for their Halloween costume. One year, Anna changed her mind around 5 PM! Thankfully a stocked dress up box meant she could throw something together last minute. That year she went as a … hmmmm … someone wearing crazy mixed-up clothes!?!

If your little one is still trying to decide what to be, check out our Pinterest board for some very cute book-inspired costumes. I love, love, love the Cat in the Hat and Green Eggs & Ham ones, as well as the very cute Wild Things! Have a picture you'd like to see added to our board? Let me know!

Literary Costumes


I love these costume ideas! Assuming it's ok, I'll add this board to the Bookish Pinterest Directory.

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