Over My Dead Body (Paperback)

By Kate Klise, M. Sarah Klise (Illustrator)

Houghton Mifflin, 9780547577135, 116pp.

Publication Date: September 6, 2011



The news from Ghastly, Illinois, is grave--and that's something to laugh about The International Movement for the Safety & Protection Of Our Kids & Youth (IMSPOOKY) dictates that Seymour cannot live in the mansion at 43 Old Cemetery Road "without the benefit of parents." Ignatius B. Grumply tries to explain to Dick Tater, the head of IMSPOOKY, that he and Seymour are in a lovely living arrangement with the ghost of Olive C. Spence. Dick Tater is not convinced. But this clever trio can't be broken up as easily as he imagines . . .

Praise For Over My Dead Body

"The short, graphic-heavy text and broad humor will appeal to middle grade readers."--School Library JournalĀ 

"The laughter continues in this second installment of the Klises' series about a ghost and her friends. As in the first book, Dying to Meet You, the entire story is told through letters, newspaper articles and the like and is adorned with M. Sarah Klise's amusing line drawings. . . . [A] light, diverting romp."--Kirkus Reviews