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Charlie Bumpers vs. the Squeaking Skull

Bill Harley, Adam Gustavson (Illustrator)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/1/2015)
CD-Audio (9/2/2014)


Can Charlie Bumpers face his fear of horror movies, come up with a genius costume, and enjoy Halloween? From the award-winning middle grade series by Bill Harley.

"Another great story for young boys.... An exceptional choice for fans of this series and of Sally Warner's EllRay Jakes series and Tommy Greenwald's Charlie Joe Jackson series." ―Booklist Online

Fourth graders Charlie and Tommy have big plans for Halloween. They're going to trick-or-treat and sleep over at Alex's house. But when Charlie finds out that the entertainment at the party will be the "Scariest Horror Movies Ever," he is struck by panic. Charlie loves candy, he loves sleepovers with his friends, but he absolutely hates horror movies.

There is yet another wrinkle in Charlie's Halloween plans. He is determined to win the big prize (ten movie tickets) that will be awarded for the best costume, but when he finally comes up with a genius prize-winning idea, he runs into an unexpected obstacle. How will Charlie be able to enjoy Halloween this year? Black and white illustrations throughout. Available in eBook.

The laugh-out-loud Charlie Bumpers series from Grammy Award-winning author Bill Harley is perfect for reluctant and transitional readers. Humor and heart combine with relatable problems and themes surrounding family, friends, and school.

Also available from Bill Harley:
Charlie Bumpers vs. His Big Blabby Mouth
Charlie Bumpers vs. the End of the Year
Charlie Bumpers vs. the Perfect Little Turkey
Charlie Bumpers vs. the Puny Pirates
Charlie Bumpers vs. the Really Nice Gnome
Charlie Bumpers vs. the Teacher of the Year

Peachtree Publishing Company, 9781561458080, 164pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2014