Frankenstein: A Monstrous Parody (Hardcover)
A Monstrous Parody
Feiwel & Friends, 9780312553661, 48pp.
Publication Date: July 17, 2012
This laugh-out-loud funny and devilish send-up of Ludwig Bemelmans's "Madeline" is for little monsters everywhere.
Frankenstein is the scariest of all the monsters in Miss Devel's castle. He can frighten anything--animals, parents, even rocks. Until one night, Miss Devel wakes up and runs downstairs to find that Frankenstein has lost his head.
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Praise For Frankenstein: A Monstrous Parody…
“Walton twists the classic rhymes of the original with glee (“In two crooked lines, they bonked their heads / pulled out their teeth / and wet their beds”) while Hale reenacts each scene with devilish mayhem.”--Booklist
"The illustrations have traded sunny yellow for pumpkin orange backgrounds and make comically sly allusions to the original title.”--Kirkus
"Fans of the original...will enjoy spotting the parallels in this creepy-cute Halloween substitute."--Publishers Weekly "...children...will gobble this one up..."--School Library Journal