The Most Haunted House in America

The Most Haunted House in America
Jarrett Dapier, Lee Gatlin
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Hardback
h279 x 216mm - 32pg
1 Sep 2022 US
International import eta 7-19 days
9781419752469
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A rollicking, spooky-fun trip through the most haunted home in America: the White House!It was late October, the moon was pale,late in October when it came by mail:a letter, a missive, a kind invitationto drum at THE MOST HAUNTED HOUSE IN THE NATION! When the Skeleton Drummers receive an invitation from the First Lady to perform at the biggest Halloween party of a lifetime-or afterlife-the band must pack their instruments, rise from the earth, and prepare to rock the White House. With gusto and bone-rattling beats, the skeletons BOOM! BANG! and CLANG! as the crowd of trick-or-treaters dance on the president' s lawn. But when the party moves inside, something' s not quite right: there' s a chill in the air and a prickle of fright. There' s one thing you might not know: The White House is haunted from top to toe! With rhyming, rhythmic text from Jarret Dapier and wonderfully macabre illustrations from Lee Gatlin, this musical tour of America' s most famous home is full of spooky surprises at every turn.
Jarrett Dapier is a writer, librarian, and lifelong drummer. His books include Jazz For Lunch!, which received a starred review in Kirkus, and Mr. Watson' s Chickens, which received multiple starred reviews and was named a Best Picture Book of the Year by BookPage and a Best Book of the Year by NPR. He lives in Evanston, IL with his family and their many pets. Lee Gatlin has been drawing for as long as he can remember. He is the illustrator of the picture book Monster School by Kate Coombs and Shout Out for the Fitzgerald-Trouts by Esta Spalding. He was born and raised in south Alabama, but he makes comics and art in Athens, Georgia, where he lives with his wife, three children, and two cats.

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