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Giveaway: Scary School by Derek the Ghost

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: October 1, 2011

Enter to win a copy of Scary School by Derek the Ghost … if you dare! The spine-tingling and often hilarious tales of life at a school where just making it to lunch with all your arms and legs is considered a great day, make it the perfect book for Halloween. Giveaway begins October 1, 2011, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends October 29, 2011, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Reading level: Ages 9-12

Hardcover: 256 pages

Book overview: Scary School is a new book series from HarperCollins written by Derek the Ghost. It tells the spine-tingling and often hilarious tales of life at a school where just making it to lunch with all your arms and legs is considered a great day. Join Charles “New Kid” Nukid as he makes some very Scary friends—including zombie kids, werewolf kids, and vampire kids—and figures out that Scary School can be just as funny as it is spooky!  The perfect book for Halloween, this is a series that will be cherished for years to come.

Critical acclaim: “[T]his is a laugh-out-loud offering that should find a broad and appreciative audience among boys and girls alike.” –Booklist

About the author: Derek the Ghost is an eleven-year-old ghost who haunts the classrooms and hallways of Scary School writing down all the spine-tingling, often hilarious things that go on there. Despite his ghostly state, Derek still enjoys reading comic books and hopes to one day become a master ninja. If that doesn’t work out, he will continue to share the fun of this very special, very secret school, so all kids can experience the scariest school on Earth.

For more information, visit: http://www.derektaylorkent.com/

Giveaway is now closed.

Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

  • The kids would enjoy reading this for Halloween. Thank you for the chance.

    October 10, 2011
  • Thank you for the chance!

    October 10, 2011
  • This sounds like a fun read especially with Halloween approaching. Thank you for the giveaway!

    October 10, 2011
  • This book looks like a lot of fun to read! Thank you for the chance to win!!

    October 11, 2011
  • My students LOVE scary stories, they would love the addition of a new one!

    October 22, 2011
  • Congrats to all the winners! Sending them out today!

    If you didn’t win, sorry! But I hope you still check out the book – ScarySchool.com – it’s the spookiest and funniest book of the year!

    October 31, 2011
    • Yes, congratulations to the following winners:

      Terra Heck, Regina Zobel & Sally Spratt.


      November 2, 2011

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