Katherine Tegen Books, Hardcover, 9780061355349, 32pp.
Publication Date: August 2009
The Pires are cursed with new neighbors. Things were just fine on Nostfer Avenue until the Wolfsons arrived. There seems to be no end to the new family's strange rituals. They stay up all day long, lock their windows at night, and bathein sunshine. What's a nice vampire family to do?
Ross Collins has created an ironic, laugh-out-loud story that invites you to think about accepting othersperhaps your neighbors are less different than you think.
Ross Collins is not a vampire but has aspirations to be one. He likes to dress in black and drink tomato juice, but the police have advised him to stop there. He is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including "Medusa Jones", "Busy Night", and "Germs". He lurks in a haunted castle in Scotland.