The Scary Places Map Book: Seven Terrifying Tours (Hardcover)

By B. G. Hennessy, Erwin Madrid (Illustrator)
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Grab a flashlight for an after-dark exploration of seven very scary places. Giggles and goose bumps are in store!

Take a tour of seven spooky places, among them the Wicked Woods, a Ghostly Galleon, and the Western Terror-tories. Along the way, avoid booby traps, search for hidden objects, and learn basic map reading skills! A map key, items to look for, and points of interest, such as Dracula’s Castle and Dr. Frankenstein’s laboratory, are included for each eerie region. Tips for touring (never take the Transylvania tour during a full moon) add to the fun. Kids who love to mix the ghoulish with the humorous will pore over the atmospheric pictures time and again, transported to strange, mysterious, very scary places.

About the Author

B.G. Hennessy grew up in Wantagh on Long Island, NY. At the University of Wisconsin in Madison, she majored in fine art and learned how to design, print and bind handmade books. She also took courses in Children s Literature. The combination of form and content in the picture book format fascinated her and after graduation she headed for NYC where she worked for 17 years in children s book publishing as a designer and art director. She is the author of Road Builders and The First Night, as well as many books starring Corduroy, the loveable toy bear created by Don Freeman. She now lives with her family in Arizona.

Erwin Madrid was born in the Philippines and grew up in San Jose, California. Erwin earned his BFA in Illustration from the Academy of Art College in San Francisco. During his last semester of college, Erwin was hired by PDI/DreamWorks Animation, where he contributed production illustrations for the animated feature film "Shrek 2". He later became a visual development artist for the ongoing "Shrek" franchise and the "Madagascar "sequel. Erwin has also done conceptual art for the video game industry for titles like "Uncharted: Drake's Fortune". In his spare time, Erwin travels and paints whenever he has a chance. He currently lives in the Bay Area, where he continues to provide concept art for the entertainment industry.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780763645410
ISBN-10: 0763645419
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Publication Date: July 10th, 2012
Pages: 32
Language: English