Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich

By Adam Rex
(Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152057664, 40pp.)

Publication Date: September 2006

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Description
Being a monsterisn'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 lives in Tucson. He s the author and/or illustrator of a lot of things, including The True Meaning of Smekday, which is being adapted by DreamWorks into the film Home. He didn t write his YA novel, Fat Vampire, to cash in on the vampire craze; and that s fine, because it didn t.


Praise For Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich

* (starred review)  "Readers will relish every gross and hilarious entry in this monstruous menu of misadventures... Here''s a read-aloud candidate sure to clicit loud screams--but not of fright." --Kirkus (August 1, 2006)

*  "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 (September 2006) (starred review)

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