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Crankenstein

By Samantha Berger (Board Book, 2014)
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!

This new board book edition, featuring a padded cover, is perfect for even the youngest Crankensteins!
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Board Book

    • Price: $8.99 US/$9.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316282321

    • On Sale Date: 08/05/2014

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    • Imprint: LB Kids

    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!

This new board book edition, featuring a padded cover, is perfect for even the youngest Crankensteins!

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.
  • 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).

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Product Details

Crankenstein
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $8.99 US/$9.99 CAN
  • Pages: 24
  • Physical Dimensions: 7" x 8-1/4"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316282321
  • On Sale Date: 08/05/2014
Crankenstein