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Midnight in the Cemetery: A Spooky Search-And-Find Alphabet Book

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This treasure hunt alphabet book features collage art in which ghosts scare away two children searching for bounty in a graveyard. Full color.
Hardcover, 29 pages
Published September 1st 1999 by Simon & Schuster
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Midnight at the Cemetery tells the tale of two children who go to a cemetery in search of buried treasure. The treasure is guarded by Dead Ed who summons the spirits of the graveyard to scare the kids away. The rhyming text is alliterative, with each verse focusing on a specific letter. Each two page spread is dedicated to one or more letters, and readers paying attention will notice many things on the pages associated with the letter that appears in the rhyming verse. For example, the initial ...more
Jun 20, 2011 Angie rated it liked it
Shelves: picture
Things This Book Has Going For It

1)Spooky topic. If I had a penny for every time I got asked for "a scary book" by someone under age 7 I could build walls for our library.

2)Interesting alliteration. Some worked better than others but as a whole it really was pretty well done.

3)Kids LOVE looking for things in the pictures.

Things This Book Does Not Have Going For It

1)Pictures. Didn't care for them and didn't seem all that well done. Though that could be me and my taste.
Apr 08, 2008 Jennie rated it it was amazing
Shelves: childrens-books
I was tickled by this book. The illustrations are very spooky, but fun. Delightful book to read out loud due to the rhyme and alliteration – “Then the noise of nasty nonsense fills the nippy night, As those nutty, no good ghosts all natter with delight.” Also very interactive due to the search and find exercise.
Dec 21, 2012 Susan rated it liked it
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Well written but too ghoulish for the ones who are asking for an alphabet book. Odd trend lately, lots of books for children geared to amuse the adults.
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