My Dog's a Scaredy-Cat

My Dog's a Scaredy-Cat Cover

My Dog's a Scaredy-Cat

A Halloween Tail

By Henry Winkler; Lin Oliver

Grosset & Dunlap, Paperback, 9780448438788, 158pp.

Publication Date: August 17, 2006

Description

On Halloween day, Hank comes to school dressed in what he thinks is the perfect costume-a table in an Italian restaurant. Nick McKelty, the resident school bully (dressed in a total blood and guts costume), thinks Hank's costume is wimpy and that Hank wouldn't know how to be scary and gross if his life depended on it! So Hank decides to create the scariest haunted house ever and invite McKelty over to show him what scary really is. The only problem is that Hank's dog, Cheerio, is scared of Hank's haunted house. So scared, in fact, that when Hank tries to find him, he's nowhere in sight! Have Hank's Halloween hijinks gone too far?



About the Author
Winkle overcame his learning difficulties and attended the Yale School of Drama where he received a Master of Fine Arts degree.

Lin Oliver is the author of the Who Shrunk Daniel Funk series, and the co-author, with Henry Winkler, of the bestselling Hank Zipzer series. She is a writer and producer of movies, books, and television series for children and families. The co-founder and executive director of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, she lives in Los Angeles with her husband and sons. Visit her at linoliver.com.