The Smoky Corridor

A Haunted Mystery

By Chris Grabenstein
(Yearling, Paperback, 9780375865107, 336pp.)

Publication Date: August 9, 2011

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover

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Description

Zack is about to start at his new school, and in addition to homework, school lunches, and bullies, Zack must also contend with a ruthless hit man seeking a lost treasure, a voodoo savvy ghost waiting to take possession of a new body, and a soul-sucking zombie in the basement. Suddenly homework doesn't seem so bad.

Once again Chris Grabenstein proves his mastery of the frightening and funny tale. Young readers, especially reluctant ones, have found an inspiration to read in Grabenstein's quirky characters and deadly situations.




About the Author

CHRIS GRABENSTEIN is the Agatha and Anthony award—winning author of The Crossroads and The Hanging Hill as well as several adult thrillers. He used to write TV and radio commercials and has written for The Muppets.

Chris was born in Buffalo, New York, and moved to Chattanooga, Tennessee, when he was 10. After college, he moved to New York City to become an actor and writer. For five years, he did improvisational comedy with some of  the city's funniest performers, including this one guy named Bruce Willis. Currently, Chris and his wife JJ live in New York City with three cats and a dog named Fred who starred in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang on Broadway. You can visit Chris (and Fred) at ChrisGrabenstein.com

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