Mrs. Patty is Batty! By Dan Gutman Pictures by Jim Paillot Characters • • • • • • • • A.J. Mrs. Patty Ryan Michael Andrea Emily Bill Mr. Klutz Setting It is Halloween. A.J. and his friends are in Ella Mentry School. Mrs. Patty is the school secretary. She always has candy in her office. Plot The story begins on mischief night, Halloween Eve. A.J. and Ryan go to t.p. Andreas house. The t.p. rolls don’t unroll. The mission fails. The next day, the kids dress up for school. They were outside in their costumes and had a parade around the school playground. Trick or Treating begins and A.J. and his friends go to Mrs. Patty’s house. They went to the basement. Will A.J. get any candy? Find out in Mrs. Patty is Batty. Opinion Mrs. Patty is Batty is good because it has cool pictures. A.J. thinks Mrs. Patty is a witch, but she’s not. This book is good to read on Halloween.