How to Be a Zombie

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How to Be a Zombie

The Essential Guide for Anyone Who Craves Brains

By Serena Valentino

Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763649340, 144pp.

Publication Date: July 13, 2010

So you re a zombie. What now? Slow down and flesh out the life of the mindless with this essential guide for the newly undead.
The vacant stare, the shambling gait, the sense that you re falling apart adjusting to "life" as a zombie takes a little getting used to. And what's with the sudden obsession with brains? Time to get your outstretched hands on this comprehensive handbook spelling out all things z-o-m-b-i-e.
* identify your zombie archetype, figure out if you re dating a zombie, and savor the joy of brains (or alternative foods when necessary)
* learn how to "pass" among the living, brush up on zombie fashion and etiquette, discover decor for the decaying, and check out some awesome tunes to eat brains by
* explore zombies in literature, films, and novels and learn the truth about rumored celebrity zombies
* attention span getting shorter? Enjoy mini graphic novels on how to evade zombie hunters, take a zombie road trip, and"who do that voodoo"
* and much, much more guaranteed to make a trendy if creepy and vacuous creature proud

About the Author
Serena Valentino is the author of the novel "Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen," as well as a writer for the comic book series GloomCookie and Nightmares & Fairytales. She lives in San Francisco and is pretty sure she's spotted some zombies leaving the nightclubs in her neighborhood late at night.