Invasion of the Road Weenies
and Other Warped and Creepy TalesWeenies Stories
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On Sale: 08/29/2006
ISBN: 9780765353252192 Pages, Ages 9-12
Invasion of the Road Weenies, a collection of warped and creepy tales ranging from the silly and offbeat to flat-out horrifying from the award-winning storyteller and master of the macabre, David Lubar
A town is overrun by road weenies—a.k.a. joggers—who never smile. A girl thinks she's too old for Halloween...until she finds a special pair of gloves. A boy takes a shortcut to an unexpected place. A mummy takes his revenge, one little piece at a time.... Welcome to the weird and wacky world of award-winning storyteller and master of the macabre, David Lubar. These thirty-five tales ranging from the silly and offbeat to flat-out horrifying are just right for reading alone or for telling aloud in the dark.
As an added bonus at the end of the book, David answers the question most frequently asked of writers with a behind-the-scenes look at the various ways he got the ideas for the stories in this collection. Don't be a weenie. Read these stories. If you dare!
"Aren't you going out for trick or treat?" Jennifer's mom asked two weeks before Halloween. "If you want me to make a costume, we'd better start soon."
"I'm getting kind of old for that," Jennifer said. "Maybe I'll...
Praise for Invasion of the Road Weenies
“Lubar strikes again. Another winning round-up.” —Booklist on Invasion of the Road 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
“Fans of the first [collection] will find this compulsively readable.” —Kirkus Reviews on Invasion of the Road Weenies-