Synopses & Reviews
Young witch Salem Hyde needs an idea for her science project, and she needs it fast. While on a field trip to the Natural History Museum, Salem decides that dinosaurs are the perfect answer. She uses magic to cut corners but finds that her efforts have disastrous results when the egg she brings home hatches during the night. Good thing Whammy is there to help Salem keep the baby dinosaur out of trouble and clean up this magical mess! Salem and Whammy are an irresistible duo in a book perfect for the youngest independent readers.
andquot;Fans of the likes of and#39;Calvin and Hobbesand#39; will inhale this comic stripandndash;style graphic novel series. Mischievous and impulsive, Salem is a Calvin-esque heroine for the next generation, and the book is pure gleeful fun, laced with heart and some food for thought.andquot;
Ah, the great outdoors. Tents, sleeping bags, nature walks, campfires . . . and maybe a few spells thrown in for good measure! In this entry in the series, Salem takes her first camping trip with the Squirrel Girls, but neither Whammy nor Salem is cut out for roughing it. Salem believes a bit of magic will smooth the way . . . but as usual, it creates more problems than it solves. Salem and Whammy are an irresistible duo in a book perfect for the youngest independent readers.
About the Author
Frank Cammuso is an Eisner-nominated cartoonist, the creator of the popular middle-school graphic novel series Knights of the Lunch Table, and the illustrator of several beginning-reader graphic books, including Ottoand#8217;s Orange Day. He lives in Syracuse, New York.