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Grandpa's Monster Movies (Deadtime Stories #10)

3.98  ·  Rating Details ·  54 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Soon to be seen on Nickelodeon as an episode of the live-action TV series based on The Deadtime Stories!

C.T. and his cousin Lea are staying at their grandparents’ old farmhouse. It’s Grandpa’s seventieth birthday, and everyone’s celebrating with a big family reunion. All the weird relatives are here, and all they seem to want to talk about are “the good old days.”

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Paperback, 160 pages
Published September 10th 2013 by Starscape (first published May 1997)
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Erin ☕ *Proud Book Hoarder*
This book was SO cute. Took a few chapters to get into but it had an endearing adult-like quality to it despite being for such a young age. So while the kids will adore it, parents will also be able to get into it and laugh out loud at times as well if they want to join in, preview the book before the children read it, or just read it for entertainment value.

Basically it's a family reunion where two young kids don't want to be around their weird relatives, hilarious and realistic the way they di
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Barbara
Cousins Lea and C. T. are barely able to tolerate being around their other cousins in Bumbleweed where the family has gathered for a reunion and to celebrate their grandfather's birthday party. But there are secrets and dangers on the farm where he lives, and the cousins stumble onto some movies that show the truth about what's being kept secret on the farm. There are plenty of chills and ups and downs in the story, and I liked some of it, but it was hard to move past the cousins' condescension ...more
Marisa Slusarcyk
Sep 03, 2012 Marisa Slusarcyk rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
For the student or person who is looking for a more challenging read this book seems to be perfect with a captivating story line that talks a LOT about cake. The larger words and the need to read through the lines are a good way to get the young reader thinking, learning and enjoying a good book. The mention of delicious desserts throughout the book lightens the feel of the story. If you are a homeschooling parent the larger words would be excellent to use for spelling lessons either before your ...more
Stacey
Dec 21, 2013 Stacey rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
These authors continue to trot out tired stereotypes of people. A big yawn.
Shawn
Oct 24, 2013 Shawn rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: children-s
A cute little scare. A great premise that does not quite fulfill itself but for its target audience it hits the mark more or less. My fourth grade class loved it this week.
Rosalie
This was amusing and creepy at the same time. However, I found some of the character portrayals offensive and the speech patterns annoying
Julie
A family reunion staged for Grandpa's 70th birthday on the family farm reveals a 60 year old secret that grandpa and his brothers have kept.
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