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Peanut Butter & Brains A Zombie Culinary Tale

Written by Joe McGee

Illustrated by Charles Santoso

Peanut Butter & Brains A Zombie Culinary Tale Synopsis

Reginald is not like the other zombies in Quirkville who are constantly groaning and moaning for brains. The only food that Reginald can think about is a sweet and sticky peanut butter and jelly sandwich. But as Reginald travels through Quirkville, no one wants to serve a zombie. It's not until he spots a jelly-stained lunch bag in the hands of Abigail Zink, the smartest girl in Quirkville, that he thinks he might have a chance to satisfy his craving at last. Unfortunately, the zombie horde has also spotted Abigail, and they're interested in more than her sandwich. With some quick thinking, Reginald finds a solution that not only saves the townspeople, but finally convinces the zombie horde that there's more to life than just eating brains!

Peanut Butter & Brains A Zombie Culinary Tale Press Reviews

Santoso's ink-and-watercolor drawings..strike a successful silly-scary balance...Striking a reportorial tone, newcomer McGee gets substantial comic mileage out of repeating the word 'brains'--or 'brainsssss, ' as it's evocatively spelled at several points. --Publishers Weekly Run, don't shamble, to get this original zombie tale. --Kirkus Reviews The illustrations' rounded shapes and pastel watercolor washes portray zombies who are more cute than scary, and full of personality. Signs and balloons with images of brains inside cleverly communicate the zombies' food preferences in a nonverbal way. --The Horn Book Magazine

Book Information

ISBN: 9781419712470
Publication date: 1st July 2015
Author: Joe McGee
Illustrator: Charles Santoso
Publisher: Abrams Books for Young Readers an imprint of Abrams
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Joe McGee

Debut author Joe McGee is currently pursuing his MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. His fiction and poetry have been published in both print and online journals and he has won multiple writing contests at conferences and through Writer's Digest. McGee is an active member of SCBWI and he blogs at mcgeejp.com. Charles Santoso is a concept artist and illustrator currently living in Sydney, Australia. During the day he works at Animal Logic as a concept artist/art director and has been involved in various animated featur film and tv ...

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