Gibbus Moony Wants to Bite You!
Publication Date: August 9, 2011
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Watch out! This little vampire is looking for a bite.
Gibbus Moony’s grownup fangs have finally grown in. Now all he wants to do is chomp on something juicy! All day Gibb hunts high and low for his first unsuspecting victim. But just when he thinks he’s found the perfect bite, he may discover something even more fangtabulous to sink his teeth into. Get ready for a totally toothsome tale!
Julian Hector is an author-illustrator who was born in Los Angeles, grew up in rural Texas, and graduated from Parsons the New School for Design in New York City. His debut picture book, "The Little Matador", was published in 2008. Julian lives in Guthrie, Oklahoma, and you can visit him at JulianHector.com.
Jen Corace is an artist and freelance illustrator who lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island. Originally from the suburbs of southern New Jersey, she eventually made her way to the Rhode Island School of Design and graduated with a BFA in illustration. Jen has illustrated many bestselling children s books includingLittle Pea, Little Hoot, Little Oink, Hansel and Gretel, The Steadfast Tin Soldier, and Telephone.
"Corace is on familiar ground: she's proved herself to be a virtuoso at portraying unlikely but thoroughly likable rebels...an offbeat take on the popular culture's vampire obsession."
--Publishers Weekly, June 20, 2011
“All goes down well, coupled with Corace’s deft acrylic, watercolor and pen-and-ink images of Gibbus’ humorous process of figuring things out. Get ready for many year-round requests for this “fangtastic” title.”
--Kirkus, August 1, 2011
“The illustrations, done in pen, ink with watercolor, and acrylic, are clean and crisp…fun art.”
--School Library Journal, September 2011