Some bedtime books can be a real snooze, leaving you no option but to skip sentences, summarize paragraphs, and rush your way to the lullaby portion of the evening.So when we picked up the 120-page In Front of My House, by Marianne Dubuc, we figured we’d all be out cold by page 50. But much to our surprise, the whimsical tale captured both the reader and listener’s attention.The simple story takes you under the bed, into outer space, above a storm cloud, around the zoo — each page revealing a more surprising twist and turn than the last.Our toddler was so enthralled by the adventure that by the third night she was adding her own sound effects and commentary to the journey. And that’s a real dream in any parent’s book.Available online at amazon.com, $13.SPOOKPumpkin CarvingWhat: Take a pumpkin and turn it into a fabulous jack-o’-lantern with the tools and templates provided. Why: Best part? They clean up the mess. When: Mon.-Thurs., 2:30-4:30 p.m.Where: Dunwoody Nature Center, 5343 Roberts Dr., Dunwoody (770-394-3322). Cost is $5.VACCINATEWellCheck Flu ShotsWhat: Say no to sick days with a visit to a mall pop-up clinic. Why: Zip in and out by reserving a shot ahead of time. When: Thru Oct. 24. Make an appointment online.Where: Locations online at wellcheck.com. Info at 888-659-3552. Cost is $28.LISTENGhost Tales and TrailsWhat: Hear spooky yarns on a walking tour through downtown. Why: Seasoned storytellers are pros at giving the shivers. When: Thurs., 6:30-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 6:30-9:30 p.m.Where: Woodstock City Park, Main St., at Arnold Mill Rd., Woodstock. Info at 678-494-4251. Adults, $11; children 12 and under, $6.Photo: Courtesy of Kids Can Press Up to 50% off NakedDesigned with Malibu style in mind by L.A.’s Raif Adelberg, Naked’s wares make you feel like you are wearing only your birthday suit. Save up to 50% on the supremely soft goods on Swirl.