Undead Ahead

Undead Ahead

By John Kloepfer; Steve Wolfhard (Illustrator); John Kloepfer (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, Hardcover, 9780061853074, 224pp.

Publication Date: March 29, 2011

Description

BRAAAAAINS

Zack Clarke, his best pal, Rice, and middle-school queen bee Madison Miller survived the night of the living dead but the nightmare's not over yet

Zack's sister is a zombie and his parents might be goners. Rice has uncovered the source of the zombie outbreak, and Madison's health-drink habit may be the key to a cure. Ozzie, the newest zombie chaser, is a nunchaku-wielding, monster-fighting machine who's ready to kick some undead butt.

The whole country from their parents to the president is counting on them. Can the Zombie Chasers save the nation from brain-gobbling ghouls? Or will the US of A become the US of Z?



About the Author
John Kloepfer began his writing -career at five years old with a one-sentence short story: And then one day the monsters came. The Zombie Chasers is his first novel. He lives in New York City, where he is hard at work on the next adventure of Zack, Rice, and Madison.

Steve Wolfhard was born in Ontario, Canada, and has been drawing comics since he graduated from animation college. Steve has a fat barn cat named Haircut, whom he loves but does not like. The first zombie movie Steve ever saw was Return of the Living Dead, and it still scares the crud out of him.

John Kloepfer began his writing -career at five years old with a one-sentence short story: And then one day the monsters came. The Zombie Chasers is his first novel. He lives in New York City, where he is hard at work on the next adventure of Zack, Rice, and Madison.


Praise For Undead Ahead

Praise for UNDEAD AHEAD: “Written with tongue firmly in cheek—and other body parts all over the landscape—this book will appeal to reluctant readers, particularly middle school boys.”
-School Library Journal

Praise for THE ZOMBIE CHASERS:“What makes this latest entry into the developing middle-grade zombie canon stand out is Kloepfer’s gleeful insistence on gore and Wolfhard’s squiggly drawings that really bring the laughs. Stick around for the next vomitous volume.”
-ALA Booklist

“Kloepfer’s first is a Zombieland for the middle-school set: funny, off-color and extremely gross. A great pick for the child who thought Diary of a Wimpy Kid just needed more motile corpses.”
-Kirkus Reviews