Frankenstein Takes the Cake
No one ever said it was easy being a monster. Take Frankenstein, for instance: He just wants to marry his undead bride in peace, but his best man, Dracula, is freaking out about the garlic bread. Then there’s the Headless Horseman, who wishes everyone would stop drooling over his delicious... show more
No one ever said it was easy being a monster. Take Frankenstein, for instance: He just wants to marry his undead bride in peace, but his best man, Dracula, is freaking out about the garlic bread. Then there’s the Headless Horseman, who wishes everyone would stop drooling over his delicious pumpkin head. And can someone please tell Edgar Allan Poe to get the door already before the raven completely loses it? Sheesh. In a wickedly funny follow-up to the bestselling Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich, Adam Rex once again proves that monsters are just like you and me. (Well, sort of.)
Publish date: September 1st 2008
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 40
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Picture Books
, Sequential Art
I read Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich and really enjoyed that one. When I saw the author had written another Frankenstein book, I had to read it.This one, like the first, has many different monsters and poems. All are a lot of fun. But, I'd say my favorite was the Headless Horseman blog.I think this ...
For me just about as funny as its predecessor - Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich. My husband and I really couldn't stop giggling as we read this aloud to the kid. I think she got a sort of bemused pleasure from watching us enjoy a picture book so much, but I can't say she connected with this one as m...
Turns out, inadvertently traumatizing your own children isn't as funny as it sounds. (Other people's children, now, that's an entirely different bag of hornets.) I've been taking the kids regularly to a small museum near my house that's devoted to the subject of electricity. It's maybe a three-room ...
We're all becoming Rex fans. Rex ran a contest on his blog for monster haiku and the Possum won a copy of this book signed to her, with a doodle illustrating her haiku. I think my kids are awesome, as is Adam Rex.***2008 November 2Quality horror-film based comic poetry. The Headless Horseman's Blo...