The Monsterologist: A Memoir in Rhyme (Hardcover)

A Memoir in Rhyme

By Bobbi Katz, Adam McCauley (Illustrator)

Sterling, 9781402744174, 50pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2009



Open this memoir…if you dare! For inside this rare collection of letters, notes, and interviews lie the choicest fruits of the monsterologist’s bone-chilling research. In engaging rhyme, the monster master tells all about Count Dracula (“When you visit Transylvania, be sure to stay with me”); issues a werewolf warning; and dishes on trolls, ghosts, witches, ogres, and myriad mythological and literary creatures!Designed to look like a treasured scrapbook, every page features an eye-catching mix of drawings, photos, and handwritten text. Plus, kids will love the die-cut, gatefolds, and other cool surprises throughout!


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About the Author

Bobbi Katz is the author of numerous children's books, including "We the People: Poems" (Greenwillow, 2000), "Once around the Sun" (Harcourt Children's Books, 2006), and many others. Adam McCauley has illustrated many books, including "Wayside School Is Falling Down" by Louis Sachar (HarperTrophy, 1990), "Mom and Dad are Palindromes" by Mark Shulman (Chronicle Books, 2004), "Oh No, Not Ghosts!" by Richard Michelson (Harcourt Children's Books, 2006), and Jon Scieszka's "Time Warp Trio" series (Viking Juvenile).