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Adam Rex
Adam Rex grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, the middle of three children. He now lives in Tucson with his physicist wife Marie. His picture book FRANKENSTEIN MAKES A SANDWICH, a collection of stories about monsters and their problems, was a New York Times Bestseller. 2007 saw the release of his... show more

Adam Rex grew up in Phoenix, Arizona, the middle of three children. He now lives in Tucson with his physicist wife Marie. His picture book FRANKENSTEIN MAKES A SANDWICH, a collection of stories about monsters and their problems, was a New York Times Bestseller. 2007 saw the release of his first novel, THE TRUE MEANING OF SMEKDAY. Garlic and crosses are useless against Adam. Sunlight has been shown to be at least moderately effective. A silver bullet does the trick. Pretty much any bullet, really.
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FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it 11 months ago
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleI normally don't do half stars, but I really am between 2 and 3 stars on this one. Overall, this is an interesting read about the fictional origins of Rock, Paper, Scissors. Those origins are basically epic battles between household items. Why are the ...
My Never Ending List
My Never Ending List rated it 1 year ago
I thought this might be a cute book to share with some classes when I teach so that is why I picked it up at the library. This children’s book is oversized and the illustrations are bright and colorful so I was very pleased to see this. I really enjoyed all the different font types and sizes that we...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 2 years ago
Chu's not like the other kids, so his day at the beach starts out as one might expect and then takes a turn toward the frivolously weird. Cool.library copy
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 2 years ago
I loved the art, which included visual references to other Adam Rex books. The story not so much. Library copy
Saturdays in Books
Saturdays in Books rated it 2 years ago
Follow up to True Meaning of Smekday, clearly penned after the movie deal as it includes a joke about that movie. The biggest difference between Home and TMoS isn't plot, but target audience age. This book feels like an attempt to split the difference. Plot wise a sequel to the book, but reads like ...
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