Algernon Graeves Is Scary Enough by Peter Bollinger

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It's Halloween. Algernon Graeves is in his attic trying to think of the scariest Halloween costume ever.He imagines himself a mummy, a vampire, a werewolf ... but none of those creatures are quite scary enough. So he thinks, and he thinks, and he thinks some more. Will Algernon Graeves be able to turn himself into a scary-enough monster in time to go trick-or-treating with his friends?

This first picture book from author Peter Bollinger celebrates imagination and the wonderful spookiness that is Halloween.

 

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Peter Bollinger is the illustrator of the Children's Choice Award– winning Myth Men series that became the animated CBS television show Mythic Warriors. He is best known for his superheroes featured in Fleet, Topps, and Image comics, and has designed futuristic sites around the world, including amusement parks and stadiums. Originally from Australia, Peter Bollinger now lives in California with his wife and son. This is the first book he's written for young readers.
 
Published September 6, 2005 by HarperCollins. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books. Fiction

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What happens when a young boy imagines the “darkest, scariest, set-your-teeth-on-edge Halloween costume ever?” A very determined Algernon Graeves has gone to the attic to find the perfect Halloween costume.

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