Halloween Village is filled with ghosts, skeletons, Frankenstein, werewolves, jack-o-lanterns, and all the features of this scary October holiday. Pat and Dave want to make sure everyone is having fun and getting candy. But as they journey through the village, they realize something unusual is about to happen. Wearing black clothes with a pumpkin on his head, the Halloween Man, who has been in the woods for six hundred years, emerges from the trees. This mysterious man introduces Pat and Dave and their family to Halloween Center, another place where people can experience what Halloween is all about. The boys must choose which place of Halloween they like the best. A chapter book for young readers, The Halloween Nightmare explores four regents, telling the story of how the beginning of Halloween occurred and delves into the spookiness of Halloween.