The Stumps of Flattop Hill

The Stumps of Flattop Hill

by Kenneth Kit Lamug


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935548867
Publisher: One Peace Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/01/2016
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 1 - 16 Years

About the Author

Kenneth Kit Lamug is the author and illustrator of the award-winning picture book, A Box Story and the graphic adventure comic, The Tall Tales of Talbot Toluca. He is also known for his macabre illustrations in the children’s fairytale magazine Underneath The Juniper Tree.
When he’s not spending time with his wife and three mini rabble boys, he creates new monsters in his underground lab.

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The Stumps of Flattop Hill 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Amys_Bookshelf_Reviews More than 1 year ago
Triumphantly scary It's not scary in a horrifying way, but scary and fun for kids. It's a book for kids, and says its for preschool age, but maybe it should be for kids a little older. I read the book and then went back and read it aloud, which made it more powerful. Amazing prose that tells a story, and brings the reader in the imaginative work of art. "Shadows chasing, heart racing, pulse thumping to the core, until a gasp of air released her, falling ..." The graphics were amazing, shown in black and white, which adds to the quaint scariness of the story. Florence is a character you soon won't forget.
Literary_Classics_Reviews More than 1 year ago
"They dared, declared that Florence was scared, to enter the house on Flattop Hill." It is rumored that people may go into the house on Flattop Hill, but once inside they never return. Florence becomes drawn to the idea of acting on a dare. As she lies in bed she is taunted by the wind and she soon finds herself wandering the halls of this eerie house which has beckoned her. The Stumps of Flattop Hill, written and illustrated by Kenneth Kit Lamug, is a deliciously macabre children's picture book which will capture the imaginations of young readers. Children will thrill at the story of Florence as, trance-like, she defies common sense by acting on a dare. Does she do it to prove she's not afraid; or is there another reason she embarks upon this frightful encounter? Regardless, we are reminded that there are consequences to one's actions. Hauntingly reminiscent of tales by the brothers Grimm, The Stumps of Flattop Hill will appeal to readers who enjoy a more unique spin on children's picture books.