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Being a monster isn't all frightening villagers and sucking blood. Monsters have their trials, too. Poor Frankenstein's cupboard is bare, Wolfman is in need of some household help, and it's best not to get started on Dracula’s hygiene issues. What could be scarier? Nineteen hilarious poems delve into the secret lives of the Creature from the Black Lagoon, Bigfoot, Godzilla, and others. In a range of styles that pay homage to everyone from Charles Schulz to John James Audubon, the monstrously talented Adam Rex uncovers horrific--and clever--truths you won't want to miss.
About the Author
ADAM REX is the author and illustrator of PSSST!, TREE RING CIRCUS, FRANKENSTEIN TAKES THE CAKE, and The New York Times bestseller FRANKENSTEIN MAKES A SANDWICH. He lives in Tucson, Arizona. www.adamrex.com
A Junior Library Guild Selection* "Readers will relish every gross and hilarious entry in this monstrous menu of misadventures. . . . Here’s a read-aloud candidate sure to elicit loud screams—but not of fright." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review* "The book is fresh, creative, and funny, with just enough gory detail to cause a few gasps. Kids will eat it up."—School Library Journal, starred review"With irreverent entries such as ‘Count Dracula Doesn't Know He’s Been Walking Around All Night With Spinach in His Teeth,’ this mash of monster poems will send kids howling (with laughter)."—Family Fun