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In the Land of the Lawn Weenies

and Other Warped and Creepy Tales

Weenies Stories

David Lubar

Starscape

Kids can be such monsters. Literally.

From the award-winning author of Hidden Talents, two remarkable short story collections - Kidzilla and The Witch's Monkey - together for the first time. Plus several brand new stories. Each hilarious and harrowing. A substitute teacher finds out she has some monsters for students. A group of kids attempt a levitation trick with hair-raising results. A neighborhood is so boring the grown ups are turning into...well...you know. And dozens more.

So don't be a weenie! Read these stories!

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In the Land of the Lawn Weenies
FAIRY IN A JAR 
 
You probably think of fairies, if you think of them at all, as wonderful little creatures flying happily through the forest, dancing and singing and making merry. Let me tell you something: Fairies might look lovely on the outside, but inside they are ugly, real ugly. Fairies are mean and vicious. They've got teeth like tiny needles. One bite wouldn't hurt much. But I'm pretty sure they wouldn't stop at one; they'd keep biting and chewing until they hit something vital. Fairies aren't good news. I know. Let me tell you about my
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Praise for In the Land of the Lawn Weenies

“These stories creeped us out — and we loved it. Four stars!” —Chicago Tribune

“Really off the wall stories. They’re funny thrillers that scare you out of your seat, but have you laughing all the time.” —Walter The Giant Storyteller

“Clever, creepy, and full of surprises.” —James Howe

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • David Lubar

  • 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 Invasion of the Road Weenies, The Curse of the Campfire Weenies, The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies, and Attack of the Vampire 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.
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In the Land of the Lawn Weenies

and Other Warped and Creepy Tales

Weenies Stories

David Lubar

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