Beware the Ninja Weenies
And Other Warped and Creepy Tales
By David Lubar
(Starscape, Hardcover, 9780765332134, 192pp.)
Publication Date: June 5, 2012
Other Editions of This Title: Mass Market Paperback
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Welcome to the Weenie Zone! Acclaimed author David Lubar is back with Beware the Ninja Weenies, his sixth collection of Warped and Creepy Tales—a series of spooky stories for young readers
Stranded aliens seek out Earth’s most intelligent species. (Hint: It’s not us.) A bully discovers the meaning of “spatial displacement.” Two girls find out why you should never annoy a witch. When a swarm of sneaking, slashing, scurrying ninja weenies invades their neighborhood, a boy and his best friend find a way to fight back.
Here are thirty-three hilarious and harrowing stories that will scare you, make you laugh, or see the world in a whole new way. Find out where David got the idea for each story at the end of the book.
Don’t be a weenie. Read these stories. If you dare!
DAVID LUBAR created a sensation with his debut novel, Hidden Talents, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. He is also the author of the Nathan Abercrombie series, True Talents, Flip, and five short story collections: In the Land of the Lawn Weenies, Invasion of the Road Weenies, The Curse of the Campfire Weenies, The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies, and Attack of the Vampire Weenies. He lives in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.
Praise for the Weenies“Whoever thinks the short story is dead, or that kids don’t like short stories, hasn’t talked to any real live kids and hasn’t read the latest in this popular series.” —School Library Journal on Attack of the Vampire Weenies
“Bullies and others get their due in this hilarious new collection of 35 warped and creepy tales by the master of the ‘weenie’ story.”—Buffalo News on The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies
“This book will talk itself right off the shelves, and reluctant readers will devour it.”— School Library Journal on The Curse of the Campfire Weenies
“Another cool collection. This would be perfect to read around a campfire—or at any sleepover. They are creepy, but also hilarious.” —Detroit Free Press on The Curse of the Campfire Weenies
“Lubar strikes again. Another winning round-up.” — Booklist on Invasion of the Road Weenies
“This spring’s most coveted title.” — The Arizona Republic on Invasion of the Road Weenies
“These stories creeped us out — and we loved it. Four stars!” —Chicago Tribune on In the Land of the Lawn Weenies