A boy steals a ticket to an amusement park and gets the ride of a lifetime—literally. The first day of middle school turns into a free-for-all when the gym teacher offers a “get-out-of-gym-free” card. Sick of his sister’s vampire wannabe friends, a kid decides to teach them a lesson at their next party. But the tables are turned when some surprise guests show up.
Critically acclaimed author and master of the macabre, David Lubar, is back with thirty more warped and creepy tales for fans of his bestselling Weenies story collections, which have sold more than 1.7 million copies to date.
Don’t be a weenie. Read these stories. If you dare!
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NOT ANOTHER WORD
I hate mimes. They're so annoying. Especially the one who's always doing his act in front of city hall. I see him on the way home from school every day.
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“Lubar’s creativity is still going strong in these thirty-five short stories that present suspenseful, surreal tales…[that] will delight reluctant and ravenous readers alike.” —Booklist on The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies
“Most readers will find something here to their liking.”—School Library Journal on The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies
“Pleasingly short, well-crafted pieces…mixes the comic and the creepy, the merely weird with the truly haunting.”—San Francisco Chronicle on Invasion of the Road Weenies
ATTACK OF THE VAMPIRE WEENIES by David LubarKirkus Book ReviewsRead the Kirkus Review of ATTACK OF THE VAMPIRE WEENIES And Other Warped and Creepy Tales. The lead miner of the "ha-ha-horror" vein offers 33 more microtales (all but three newly minted) in a fifth Weenies collection.- Kirkus Reviews
David Lubar created a sensation with his debut novel, Hidden Talents, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Thousands of kids and educators across the country have voted Hidden Talents onto over twenty state lists. David is also the author of True Talents, the sequel to Hidden Talents; Flip, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a VOYA Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror selection; five short story collections, including In the Land of the Lawn Weenies, Invasion of the Road Weenies, The Curse of the Campfire Weenies, and The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies; and the Nathan Abercrombie, Accidental Zombie series. Lubar grew up in Morristown, New Jersey, and he has also lived in New Brunswick, Edison, and Piscataway, NJ, and Sacramento, CA. Besides writing, he has also worked as a video game programmer and designer. He now lives in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.