Lisa Bullard writing road trip

Trick-or-Treat on Milton Street


Charley would rather face a graveyard full of ghouls than trick-or-treat on Milton Street with his goofy new stepfather. After he meets a witch, a mummy, a vampire, and lots of other creepy creatures, Charley will never look at Milton Street—or his stepfather—the same way again.

Awards and Recognition

  • IRA/CBC Children’s Choice Award
  • National Parenting Publications Children’s Resources Silver Award
  • Storytelling World Awards, Honor Title


“Charley dreads trick-or-treating with his goofy new stepfather on his boring new street, but to his surprise, this Halloween turns out to be the best one yet. All adults, particularly Charley’s stepfather, are positively depicted in this reassuring and upbeat story.” (Horn Book Guide)

carved green pepper
You really can carve a green pepper!
Trick-or-Treat on Milton Street

Trick-or-Treat on Milton Street
written by Lisa Bullard
illustrated by Joni Oeltjenbruns
published by Carolrhoda Books (Lerner Publishing Group)

This book is out of print but it’s easy to find copies online from used bookstores.