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Creepy Riddles
     

Creepy Riddles

by Katy Hall, Lisa Eisenberg, S. D. Schindler (Illustrator)
 

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How did the werewolf send his valentines? By hairmail! What game do little zombies play at birthday parties? Swallow the leader! Beginning readers will die laughing at these "punny" riddles that feature ghosts, ghouls, witches, skeletons, and zombies. (And the humorous, gruesomely silly illustrations are a real scream!) "The spooky nonsense is just right for

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How did the werewolf send his valentines? By hairmail! What game do little zombies play at birthday parties? Swallow the leader! Beginning readers will die laughing at these "punny" riddles that feature ghosts, ghouls, witches, skeletons, and zombies. (And the humorous, gruesomely silly illustrations are a real scream!) "The spooky nonsense is just right for showing that reading is fun." —Booklist

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School Library Journal
Gr 1-3-A collection of riddles about vampires, ghosts, ghouls, and assorted monsters. The selections are presented in an easy-to-read format with the answer immediately following each question. The selections are not particularly fresh but the illustrations are a scream. Schindler uses a fine-nibbed pen to include lots of subtle details before adding vivid watercolor washes. The sea monster who likes to eat "Fish-and-ships" shows the captain holding his nose as he abandons a vessel being consumed by a grinning sea serpent. Details like this make Creepy Riddles a superior choice for most joke or beginning-to-read collections.-Sharon R. Pearce, formerly at San Antonio Public Library, TX

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780141309880
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Series:
Easy-to-Read, Puffin Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.18(d)
Age Range:
6 - 9 Years

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