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Fright Club
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Fright Club
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Each year, on Halloween eve, Fright Club meets to go over their plan: Operation Kiddie Scare. Only the scariest of monsters can join Fright Club-Vladimir the Vampire, Fran K. Stein, Sandy Witch, and Virginia Wolf have all made the cut. They've been practicing their ghoulish faces, their scary moves, and their chilling sounds. But when a band of cute little critters comes along asking to join in the fun, the members of Fright Club will find out who really is the scariest of all!
This clever, rollicking read aloud text and delightfully spooky illustrations will have young readers laughing, cheering, and begging to be the newest members of Fright Club.

Each year, on Halloween eve, Fright Club meets to go over their plan: Operation Kiddie Scare. Only the scariest of monsters can join Fright Club-Vladimir the Vampire, Fran K. Stein, Sandy Witch, and Virginia Wolf have all made the cut. They've been practicing their ghoulish faces, their scary moves, and their chilling sounds. But when a band of cute little critters comes along asking to join in the fun, the members of Fright Club will find out who really is the scariest of all!
This clever, rollicking read aloud text and delightfully spooky illustrations will have young readers laughing, cheering, and begging to be the newest members of Fright Club.

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  • Text Difficulty:
    K - 1

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About the Author-
  • Ethan Long is the Geisel Award-winning author and illustrator of Up, Tall and High!, as well as many other picture books, including Fright Club, Scribbles and Ink, and Chamelia and the New Kid in Class. He also created Tasty Time with ZeFronk on the Disney Channel. Ethan lives in Orlando, Florida.

    www.ethanlong.com
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  • Publisher's Weekly

    Starred review from July 27, 2015
    After a witch, vampire, ghost, and other creatures convene for a tree house meeting of Fright Club, it soon becomes clear that the club’s first rule is that cute creatures need not apply: “Fright Club is for monsters only!” says vampire Vladimir as he shoos away a fluffy white rabbit. However, the club’s monsters aren’t very good at “ghoulish faces” and “scary moves,” and the bunny—along with a squirrel, turtle, and other traditionally unscary creatures—could actually show them a thing or two. Long’s dark, ghostly palette sets an appropriately eerie mood, and he has a lot of fun with the cuddly animals’ reign of terror (a butterfly wields chains, Jacob Marley style, as it chases a ghost). Don’t worry about what goes bump in the night, Long seems to suggest—daylight can be plenty scary, too. Ages 4–8. Agent: Paul Rodeen, Rodeen Literary Management.

  • Publishers Weekly Long's dark, ghostly palette sets an appropriately eerie mood, and he has a lot of fun with the cuddly animals' reign of terror. . . Don't worry about what goes bump in the night, Long seems to suggest—daylight can be plenty scary, too.
  • Kirkus Reviews Long delivers an original story full of droll humor while also introducing the concept of questioning stereotypes and rules. . . Long ably proves that 'when it comes to scaring, the more the merrier.'
  • School Library Journal Silly but entertaining.
  • The Horn Book It's a funny Halloween concept that delivers.
  • -The New York Times on Up! Tall! and High! Doubling as a baby book and an early reader, this book about the ups and downs of avian rivalry succeeds abundantly on both fronts.
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