Synopses & Reviews
A Book of the Year Award 2013 Finalist in the category of Juvenile Nonfiction (Childrenand#8217;s)!
What do you get when you cross a classic scary story such as and#147;The Tell-tale Heartand#8221; with Uncle Johnand#8217;s trademark sense of humor? You get and#147;The Tell-tale Fartand#8221; (Pee-uw!). And thatand#8217;s just one of many twisted classic and original tales of humor and horror youand#8217;ll find inside The Haunted Outhouse. Youand#8217;ll also find a spine-tingling collection of facts about topics such as real-life mad scientists, historyand#8217;s terrible tyrants, and the worldand#8217;s deadliest weather. Uncle Johnand#8217;s scare-fest is packed with page after page of crafts, recipes, poems, jokes, tongue twisters, and experiments straight from Dr. Johnensteinand#8217;s Laboratory. Graphic novel-style tales add plenty of illustrated pages to the mix. This haunted book of horrors could only come from the Bathroom Readers Institute, and itand#8217;s and#147;For Kids Only.and#8221; ENTER IF YOU DARE!
Youand#8217;ll find terrifying tales, includingand#133;
- Revenge of the Meatloaf
- The Legend of Peepee Hollow
- The Creature from the Black Lagoon and the No Good, Very Bad Day
- The Haunted Outhouse
Frightening facts aboutand#133;
- The Curse of Amen-Ra
- The Attack of the Cow Lady
- Decay-causing Tooth Worms
- The FBIand#8217;s Body Farm
and much more!!
Lexile score: 850L
"In 5000 B.C. people blamed 'tooth worms' for their cavities. Ancient dentists filled the wormholes with metals like gold or silver. Except the Aztecs. They used a mix of iron, water, and belly-button lint."
and#8212; from the book
About the Author
The Bathroom Readers' Institute
is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the habits of a very special market--Throne Sitters--and devotes itself to providing amazing facts and conversation pieces. The Institute is based in Ashland, OR, and San Diego.