Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich
By Adam Rex
(Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152057664, 40pp.)
Publication Date: September 2006
List Price: $16.99*
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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.
* (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)