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