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Copycat eats! 10 book bites to savor this Halloween

Throwing a Halloween party (or just looking for some tasty eats to munch on while ya plow through your favorite book for the fiftieth time)? Try these sweets! From candy to ice cream, we’re working up an appetite…


The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants

When the foursome meet up every summer in the aerobics studio, Tibby always brings along a pile of eats, including sour Gummi Bears.


The Chronicles of Narnia

Turkish Delight is a classic treat that dates back hundreds of years to Istanbul. Following in the footsteps of many, Edmund Pevensie is lured into the White Witch’s clutches thanks to the magical eat.


Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

There is a whole new world of candy to be found in J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world, but we’re digging Chocolate Frogs—especially since that’s where Harry first learned about Nicholas Flamel.


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Willie Wonka’s candy haven is loaded with sweet treats, but we love that you can buy the Everlasting Gobstoppers in real life. Fill up a bowl and see how many you can go through.


The Secret Life of Bees

This book’s all about the Civil Rights movement and coming of age amid it, but we can’t get enough of the honey the action centers on. Try adding Bit-O-Honey to your pile of eats.


Little House in the Big Woods

There’s lots of food in Laura Ingalls Wilder’s series, but we dig the maple sugar candy Grandma makes in the first book. If you haven’t tried it, you need to get going—So. Good.


James and the Giant Peach

When James falls into a world of adventure with a cast of crazy insects, they munch on juicy peach flesh as they travel the world. Pick up some peach gummies and gobble away, we say!


The Princess Diaries

One of our favorite Mia moments happens in the school cafeteria, when she smears an ice cream cone into Lana’s chest. Ice cream truck treats are pure nostalgia. For a party, pack a variety of pick into a colorful ice bucket.


Code Name Verity

This mind-bending, fast-paced novel is full of twists and turns. As the heroines trip through World War II, take comfort in a favorite treat: a bar of Hershey’s milk chocolate. All together now: Yum!


The Clique

One of our favorite series features food-obsessed Layne Abeley. In P.S. I Loath You, her bite of choice is bubble gum, and boy, we couldn’t be more in agreement. From Double Bubble to Blow Pops, there’s a veritable smorgasbord of sweet selections.

published October 25, 2013
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