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Crankenstein

By Samantha Berger (Hardcover Book, 2013)
BEWARE OF CRANKENSTEIN!

Who is Crankenstein?

HE IS A MONSTER OF GRUMPINESS THAT NO ONE CAN DESTROY! MEHHRRRR!!! HE'S ALIVE!

He may look like any ordinary boy, but when faced with a rainy day, a melting popsicle, or an early bedtime, one little boy transforms into a mumbling, grumbling Crankenstein. When Crankenstein meets his match in a fellow Crankenstein, the results could be catastrophic--or they could be just what he needs to brighten his day!

  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Hardcover Book

    • Price: $16.99 US/$18.50 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316126564

    • On Sale Date: 08/13/2013

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book, Electronic Book, Board Book

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BEWARE OF CRANKENSTEIN!

Who is Crankenstein?

HE IS A MONSTER OF GRUMPINESS THAT NO ONE CAN DESTROY! MEHHRRRR!!! HE'S ALIVE!

He may look like any ordinary boy, but when faced with a rainy day, a melting popsicle, or an early bedtime, one little boy transforms into a mumbling, grumbling Crankenstein. When Crankenstein meets his match in a fellow Crankenstein, the results could be catastrophic--or they could be just what he needs to brighten his day!

Samantha Berger has worked at Scholastic and Nickelodeon. She has written over seventy books, including Crankenstein and A Crankenstein Valentine.

Dan Santat is the New York Times-bestselling and Caldecott Medal-winning author/illustrator of The Adventures of Beekle, and the upcoming Are We There Yet?, among many other books.

  • CRANKENSTEIN written by Samantha Berger illustrated by Dan Santat

  • Praise for Crankenstein:


    "Expect many re-read requests from Crankensteins who may (or may not) recognize themselves."
    ( Publishers Weekly ).

  • "Will the creature ever turn from "MEHHRRRR!" to merry? Youngsters will roar along with Crankenstein through this silly and sympathetic story of grumpy-grouchies." (School Library Journal).

  • "Whoa. Be prepared for the intense frustrations, the moody outbursts and the green scowls of Crankenstein...Each setting reveals sly comic elements that both kids and their grown-ups will appreciate. Readers will laugh out loud...Get ready to read this aloud a lot."  (Kirkus Reviews).

  • "Sometimes-when you have to go to school, when you have to take cough syrup-all there is to say is "MEHHRRRR!"... This is a No, David! for slightly older kids..." (The Horn Book).

  • "The grumpy monster inside all of us who rears its ugly head when things go wrong-the one who says "MEHHRRR!" to every cheerful suggestion-takes center stage in this picture book describing a kid at his most ornery." (The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books).

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Product Details

Crankenstein
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $16.99 US/$18.50 CAN
  • Pages: 40
  • Physical Dimensions: 9" x 12"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316126564
  • On Sale Date: 08/13/2013
Crankenstein