Mountain of Bones (Hardcover)
Katherine Tegen Books, 9780062077400, 323pp.
Publication Date: September 11, 2012
R.L. Stine, author of the bestselling Goosebumps series, raved that Gravediggers is "my kind of book--fast, frightening, and all too real "
During a class hiking trip, Ian, Kendra, and PJ get lost in the mountains and discover that they are being stalked by a pack of ravenous zombies. With the help of a witch doctor and some unusual folk magic, will they be able to defeat these monsters and escape the mountain with their lives?
Author Christopher Krovatin perfectly blends humor and horror together in this first installment in a funny, frightening series that will get every kid reading.
Praise For Mountain of Bones…
“Beware. If you read Gravediggers, you’re in for dangers and lots of horrifying surprises. This is my kind of book—fast, frightening, and all TOO REAL!”
“This spine-tingling, hair-raising adventure is to readers what human flesh is to zombies - utterly irresistible.”
-Michael Grant, New York Times Bestselling Author of the Gone series
“So realistically rendered and well written, Gravediggers will have zombies believing in humans!”
-Chris Grabenstein, award-winning author of the Haunted Mystery series
“What great, creepy fun! Scary, funny, with endearing characters and a fast-paced plot, the book is perfect for the zombie-lover in all of us.”
-Rick Yancey, author of the Printz Award-winning novel The Monstrumologist and the bestselling Alfred Kropp series
“Krovatin provides moments of gross-out gore in this reluctant-reader pleaser.”
“A fun horror read sure to appeal to young readers eager to move on from series like R. L. Stine’s Goosebumps.”
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)