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The Vanishing Vampire: A Monsterrific Tale (A Monsterrific Tale #2)

3.44  ·  Rating Details ·  45 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
There’s something strange going on at Washington Irving Elementary School. People are turning into monsters—literally!

In The Vanishing Vampire, Sebastian’s life has become a real pain in the neck. It all started the night he walked home from the movies by himself. Hesort of blacked out and the next morning, he woke up as a vampire. Now hehas only one chance to turn back in
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published May 14th 2013 by Starscape (first published October 1st 1997)
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Alex Wilson
May 30, 2014 Alex Wilson rated it it was amazing
Shelves: when-i-was-7
This book is a out a boy who was walking home when something knocked him over and when his friend helped him up and he felt around his neck and there was blood and he walled home himself and thought about it. In the morning a few days later, they made some garlic bread and vampires hate garlic and it looks to them like read crosses and kind of hurts them. He didn't go past the kitchen and he played a game with his little brother but when he went back to his bed, his older sister thought somethin ...more
Alisa Hedden
Jul 07, 2013 Alisa Hedden rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Keeping in mind that this was written for middle grade readers, here is my review:
Welcome to the charming town of Lewington. We have a wonderful elementary school, Washington Irving Elementary School, perhaps you’ve heard of it. Oh, that, how did you hear about that? Never mind, that situation was cleared up and there have been no further issues. Isn’t that oak tree lovely? Yes, the roots are breaking up the sidewalk, but it is such a lovely big tree. It is so sad that no one has built anything
K McClelland
Nov 04, 2013 K McClelland rated it liked it
I'm not sure whether to call this a three or four, or three and a half. It was a cute little kid book that was fun to read with my kids. I can say that I'll look for other books by this author. It was just chance that my daughter found it at the library and being the vampire lover that I am, I decided I would read it with both my girls.

It's a 'Reading Counts' book for anyone who has kids that take those tests at school. I'd recommend it to any age of reader, but if you're not someone who likes r
Brenda Kahn
Apr 11, 2015 Brenda Kahn rated it really liked it
Great book to give to tweens craving horror but not ready for the grittier stuff.
Mar 02, 2015 Andréa rated it liked it
Note: I received a hardcover copy from the publisher.
Jul 06, 2013 Lisa rated it really liked it
Sebastian is bitten while walking home from a movie. Now he’s turning into a vampire. Can he keep the truth from his family until he can figure out how to change back? This newly packaged edition of the second in Lubar’s series will be popular with the kids who want a vampire novel without any violence. The new cover is very appealing, as are the illustrations. I hope they republish the whole series as they can be read in any order. ***Crossposted to KISSTHEBOOK.BLOGSPOT.COM Check it out!
v. 2 in the series "A Monsterrific Tale"
Jun 15, 2013 Barbara rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: juvenile-fiction
This would be a fun read for those who can't get enough of vampire stories. Middle schooler, Sebastian, was "slightly" bitten on the neck by a vampire and has all sorts of calamities befall him as he comes to grapple with his new-found vampire powers. Can he find a cure in time so it won't be a permanent condition?
Ruth Ann
Is Splat becoming a VAMPIRE???

Is there a way Splat can get back to being a regular human??? That’s what he really wants….
Ms. B
Sep 18, 2013 Ms. B rated it really liked it
Shelves: childrens, series, 2013
Before Bella in Twilight, there was Sebastian in The Vanishing Vampire.
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I liked it, but I think that it should of been better. *shrugs*
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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; several short ...more
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