Synopses & Reviews
Within this audiobook lies the secret to the best-tasting chocolate in all the world. I promise, your taste buds will tingle. Your palette will sing! Oh no, have I accidentally tempted you to listen to this audiobook? I will warn you, however, the most delicious things are never
good for you...and this story is particularly scrumptious!
In this tooth-rotting adventure, Cass's mom has been kidnapped by the evil dessert chef and chocolatier, Señor Hugo! The ransom...the legendary tuning fork. Can Cass and Max-Ernest find the magical instrument before it's too late? Will they discover the evil secret ingredient to Señor Hugo's chocolate success?
If you're tempted, take a taste, but just remember...this book is not good for you.
"As always, the authors keep readers giggling . . . Good, merry fun dances on every page, with bubbling humor for child and adult alike."and#8212;Kirkus Reviews"The Klise sisters have their formula down to a science: a heavily illustrated, comedic/ghostly mystery revealed in a series of letters and documents by a quirky cast whose pun-filled names are truly groanworthy."and#8212;Booklist
Praise for Dying to Meet You:
2010-2011 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List
Nevada Young Readers Awardand#160;Nominee
Summer 2009 Kid's Indie Next Listand#160;
"Fresh, funny."and#8212;Publishers Weekly
"This first title in a new series will appeal to readers, especially reluctant ones, as it moves quickly and leaves its audience eager for book two."and#8212;SLJ
Praise for Over My Dead Body:
"The laughter continues in this second installment."and#8212;Kirkus Reviews
"All in all, the short, graphic-heavy text and broad humor will appeal to middle grade readers."and#8212;SLJ
Praise Regarding the series:
"Zany."and#8212;The Horn Book
"[A] clever funny romp."and#8212;SLJ
"Consistently clear and often hilarious, [Regarding the Trees] and its series mates may well become perennial favorites with young readers."and#8212;Kirkus Reviews
Praise for The Name of This Book Is Secret:
"Equal parts snarky and delightful."--Booklist
Praise for If You're Reading This, It's Too Late:
"Laugh-out-loud funny."--School Library Journal
Praise for This Book Is Not Good for You:
"Lemony Snicket-like humor and decoding puzzles through research and handy gizmos...will not disappoint loyal readers."--VOYA
Take two adventurous outcasts, add one evil organization intent on discovering the secret of immortality, a pinch of puzzles, a dash of clues, and a deliciously evil dessert chef and the result is a recipe for disaster.
When a dog arrives at Spence Mansion, Seymour is overjoyed. His adoptive parents, Ignatius B. Grumply and Olive C. Spence, are less enthusiasticand#8212;especially when Secret, the dog, begins barking all night long. Is it possible Secret just misses his old companion, the late Noah Breth, whose children are fighting like cats and dogs over their fatherand#8217;s money? Or does Secret have a secret that, in the end, will make the entire town of Ghastly howl with delight?and#160;
This third book in the 43 Old Cemetery Road series, a runaway mystery told in letters, limericks, a last will, and loose change, is guaranteed to please anyone whoand#8217;s ever tried to keep a secret.
About the Author
is the author of many successful punny and funny middle grade novels, including the first two books in the 43 Old Cemetery Road series, the Regarding the . . . series, Trial by Journal,
and Letters from Camp.
She's also written six picture books and two young adult novels, Deliver Us From Normal
and Far From Normal.
Kate's a correspondent for People
magazine. She lives in rural Missouri.