How to Be a Zombie: The Essential Guide for Anyone Who Craves Brains (Hardcover)

The Essential Guide for Anyone Who Craves Brains

By Serena Valentino

Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763649340, 144pp.

Publication Date: July 13, 2010



So you're a zombie. What now? Slow down -- and flesh out the life of the mindless with this essential guide for the newly undead.

The vacant stare, the shambling gait, the sense that you're falling apart -- adjusting to "life" as a zombie takes a little getting used to. And what's with the sudden obsession with brains? Time to get your outstretched hands on this comprehensive handbook spelling out all things z-o-m-b-i-e.

* identify your zombie archetype, figure out if you're dating a zombie, and savor the joy of brains (or alternative foods when necessary)
* learn how to "pass" among the living, brush up on zombie fashion and etiquette, discover decor for the decaying, and check out some awesome tunes to eat brains by
* explore zombies in literature, films, and novels -- and learn the truth about rumored celebrity zombies
* attention span getting shorter? Enjoy mini graphic novels on how to evade zombie hunters, take a zombie road trip, and"who do that voodoo"
* and much, much more guaranteed to make a trendy -- if creepy and vacuous -- creature proud.

About the Author

Serena Valentino is the author of the novel Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen, as well as a writer for the comic book series GloomCookie and Nightmares & Fairytales. She lives in San Francisco and is pretty sure she's spotted some zombies leaving the nightclubs in her neighborhood late at night.