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The Curse Of The Were-hyena: (A Monstertown Mystery)

The Curse Of The Were-hyena: (A Monstertown Mystery)

Mr. Chu, the coolest teacher ever, has developed some very unusual habits, like laughing hysterically for no reason, sniffing people's homework, and chasing chickens. When best friends Carlos and Benny decide to find out what's happening to him, they get caught up in some moonlig... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781368013550
Barcode 9781368013550
Published 31 July 2018 by Disney Book Publishing Inc.
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) Illustrated by Hale, Bruce
Series Monstertown Mysteries
Availability Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)

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ISBN-13 9781368013550
ISBN-10 1368013554
Stock Out of stock
Status Availability and pricing is uncertain (no recent updates from publisher)
Publisher Disney Book Publishing Inc.
Imprint Disney Press
Publication Date 31 July 2018
International Publication Date 17 July 2018
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) Illustrated by Hale, Bruce
Series Monstertown Mysteries
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Horror & Ghost Stories, Chillers
Crime & Mystery
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 1mm
Height: 1mm
Weight 300g
Interest Age 8-11 years
Reading Age 8-12 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 900012

Description of this Book

Mr. Chu, the coolest teacher ever, has developed some very unusual habits, like laughing hysterically for no reason, sniffing people's homework, and chasing chickens. When best friends Carlos and Benny decide to find out what's happening to him, they get caught up in some moonlight madness. And it looks like just the beginning of the weirdness that has arrived in the town of Monterrosa... This first entry in a silly, sassy, and suspenseful series will leave readers howling with laughter.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review PRAISE FOR MUTANT MANTIS LUNCH LADIES! Along with trotting in a cast of exemplary diversity, Hale spins the scenario in such wild and hilarious directions that even the climactic release of whole garbage bags full of roaches in the crowded lunchroom isn't the grossest thing that happens. By the end though, all is set more or less right amid discussions of gender expectations and claims of mass hallucinations. 'Freakily freaking freakiness! (to quote Carlos) on a high and gleeful level. --Kirkus Reviews
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 1 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Bruce Hale (www.brucehale.com) is passionate about inspiring reluctant readers to read. He has written or illustrated more than 35 seriously funny books for children, including two other Monstertown Mysteries, the popular Chet Gecko Mysteries series, and the Clark the Shark picture bookseries. An actor and a Fulbright Scholar in Storytelling, Bruce is in demand as a speaker, having presented at conferences, universities, and schools across North America and internationally. His acting resume includes regional commercials, theater, and an independent film, The Ride . Bruce's book The Malted Falcon was an Edgar Award Finalist. Murder, My Tweet won the Little D Award for Humor Writing. He lives in Santa Barbara, California with his wife, Janette, and his sweet mutt, Riley. Follow him on Twitter at @storyguy1.

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