You think your school's scary?
Get a load of these teachers:
- Ms. Fang, an 850-year-old vampire
- Dr. Dragonbreath, who just might eat you before recess
- Mrs. T—break the rules and spend your detention with a hungry Tyrannosaurus rex!
- Gargoyles, goblins, and Frankenstein's monster on the loose
- The world's most frighteningly delicious school lunch
- The narrator's an eleven-year-old ghost!
Join Charles "New Kid" Nukid as he makes some very Scary friends—including Petunia, Johnny, and Peter the Wolf—and figures out that Scary School can be just as funny as it is spooky!
Praise For Scary School…
“For fans of the Wayside and Bailey School series, the Zack Files, [and] Ghostville Elementary.” — Kirkus Reviews
“[T]his is a laugh-out-loud offering that should find a broad and appreciative audience among boys and girls alike.” — Booklist
HarperCollins, 9780061960949, 272pp.
Publication Date: June 26, 2012
About the Author
Derek the Ghost is an eleven-year-old ghost who haunts the classrooms and hallways of Scary School writing down all the spine-tingling, often hilarious things that go on there. He is the author of Scary School and Scary School #2: Monsters on the March. Despite his ghostly state, Derek still enjoys reading comic books and hopes to one day become a master ninja. If that doesn't work out, he will continue to share the fun of this very special, very secret school, so all kids can experience the scariest school on earth.
Scott M. Fischer has illustrated many books, including the New York Times bestselling Peter Pan in Scarlet, Jump!, Animals Anonymous, and the Secrets of Dripping Fang series. Scott graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design. He lives in western Massachusetts with his wife, daughter, dog, cat, goldfish, and a cockatoo named Fred.