The Secret Knowledge of Grown-Ups than his Caldecott-winning
 

HALLOWEENIES

David Wisniewski, Author, David Wisniewski, Illustrator
David Wisniewski, Author, David Wisniewski, Illustrator . ARRAY(0x1fbe208) $4.99 (80p) ISBN 978-0-06-000513-9 ISBN 978-0-06-000515-3
Paperback - 71 pages - 978-0-06-000515-3
Prebound-Other - 978-0-606-25732-9
Prebound-Other - 71 pages - 978-0-613-54921-9
Show other formats
FORMATS

In five stories modeled on creature-feature movies, Wisniewski, working more in the vein of his The Secret Knowledge of Grown-Ups than his Caldecott-winning Golem, warms up old gags. Pen-and-inks of three movie-going boys imply the intended audience, and so do lowbrow jokes about a castle's "big buttress" and a sherpa named "Duk Pin Bo Ling." A pushy cosmetologist turns a werewolf into a "werewuss," and, in "Attack of the Space Toupees," the wives of exclusively male government officials thwart a UFO plot (the vanquished aliens respond with sinister "space girdles"). Ages 7-up. (Sept.)

The Best Books, Emailed Every Week
Tip Sheet!
MORE BOOKS YOU'D LIKE
X