Attack of the Shark-Headed Zombie

Attack of the Shark-Headed Zombie

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Overview

New to the Random House list is author Bill Doyle with a tale of monsters, magic, and mayhem.

After Keats and Henry lose their bikes, they need money—fast. So the help-wanted ad at the supermarket seems ideal for them. All they have to do is weed Hallway House's garden, find some lightbulbs in the attic, sweep the garage . . . and battle a shark-headed zombie. But no one told them about the giant bookworms in the library, the toe-biting carpet in the halls, and the kitchen sinkhole!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780375866753
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 04/26/2011
Series: A Stepping Stone Book(TM) Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 618,760
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 480L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

BILL DOYLE is the author of Behind Enemy Lines: True Stories of Amazing Courage (Scholastic) and the Crime Through Time series (Little Brown). He's also written for Sesame, Time for Kids, and Rolling Stone. He lives New York City. Check out his Web site at BillDoyle.net

SCOTT ALTMANN did the cover illustrations for Hanging Hill and Black Heart Crypt. He likes sushi, playing guitar, and causing mischief.

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Attack of the Shark-Headed Zombie 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I think it would be better if it was longer
queenoftheshelf on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Henry and Keats, cousins and aspiring stuntmen, are in desperate need of new bicycles, after their former ones were lost in an unfortunate attempt at a stunt. Keats, the imaginative brain of this operation , decides to answer an ad requesting some help cleaning up around the house and they're off to meet Mr. Cigam of 1313 Houdini Way. The cleaning is not quite what they expected, and includes a shark-headed Zombie, gigantic book worms, and a house that seals openings after the boys pass through the. Will Henry and Keats survive this situation and get the money they need for bikes, or are they in or over their heads?This transitional chapter book, appropriate for grades 2-4, is a bit too long, but it makes up for it with imaginative situations and great action scenes. The illustrations, done in a greyscale palette, are a mixture of comic book drawing and realism that helps the reader understand the terrifying monsters. An enjoyable read for anyone interested in action and adventure.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What happened to it?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
*Walks out of the bunker, which had been restored to its pristine condition.*
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Be back in like two weeks
Anonymous More than 1 year ago