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Crankenstein

Written by Samantha Berger & illustrated by Dan Santat
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4.25
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Goodreads Rating - 4.0 / 5.0
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24
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What's Crankenstein About

Publisher Summary

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!

What Kind of Book is Crankenstein

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The Book Snob Mom
Mom, Avid Reader, Austen Fangirl
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4.25

It’s a really cute premise (how children kind of act like tiny monsters when they’re upset sometimes), but I personally find it quite hard to read outloud with all the growling going oh throughout and I find myself skipping the “Mehrrrrr!”ing when I go through often. There is both a board and a picture book version of this (both of which I have owned at some point) and I prefer the board book version as it’s a little abridged and I think plenty.

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Who Wrote Crankenstein

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Samantha Berger

Samantha Berger is the author of more than 70 books for young readers, including the award-winning Crankenstein, and has worked as a cartoon writer at Nickelodeon. She lives in New York City.

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Who Illustrated Crankenstein

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Dan Santat

Dan Santat is both author and illustrator of The Guild of Geniuses (Arthur A Levine Books, 2004).which was a Society of Illustrators Original Art Show Selection and won the Los Angeles Society of Illustrators Bronze Medal for Book Illustration. In addition, Dan illustrated Rhea Perlman’s Otto Undercover series (Katherine Tegan Books/HarperCollins) and The Secret Life of Walter Kitty, written by Barbara Jean Hicks (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2007). Find out more at www.dantat.com.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780316282321
Publication Date:
August 5, 2014

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