Welcome to the Weenie Zone Acclaimed author David Lubar is back with "Beware the Ninja Weenies," his sixth collection of Warped and Creepy Tales a series of spooky stories for young readers
Stranded aliens seek out Earth's most intelligent species. (Hint: It's not us.) A bully discovers the meaning of "spatial displacement." Two girls find out why you should never annoy a witch. When a swarm of sneaking, slashing, scurrying ninja weenies invades their neighborhood, a boy and his best friend find a way to fight back.
Here are thirty-three hilarious and harrowing stories that will scare you, make you laugh, or see the world in a whole new way. Find out where David got the idea for each story at the end of the book.
Don't be a weenie. Read these stories. If you dare
About the Author
David Lubar created a sensation with his debut novel, "Hidden Talents", an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Thousands of kids and educators across the country have voted "Hidden Talents" onto over twenty state lists. David is also the author of "True Talents", the sequel to "Hidden Talents"; "Flip", an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a VOYA Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror selection; many short story collections including "In the Land of the Lawn Weenies, Invasion of the Road Weenies, The Curse of the Campfire Weenies, The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies, Attack of the Vampire Weenies, Beware the Ninja Weenies, Wipeout of the Wireless Weenies, Strikeout of the Bleacher Weenies, "and" Extremities"; and the Nathan Abercrombie, Accidental Zombie series. Lubar grew up in Morristown, New Jersey, and he has also lived in New Brunswick, Edison and Piscataway, NJ, and Sacramento, CA. Besides writing, he has also worked as a video game programmer and designer. He now lives in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.
Praise for the Weenies
“Whoever thinks the short story is dead, or that kids don’t like short stories, haven’t talked to any real live kids and haven’t read the latest is this popular series.”
—School Library Journal on Attack of the Vampire Weenies
“Lubar’s creativity is still going strong in these 35 short stories that present suspenseful, surreal tales. These scary stories and urban legends will delight reluctant and ravenous readers alike.”
—Booklist on The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies
“This book will talk itself right off the shelves, and reluctant readers will devour it.”
— School Library Journal on The Curse of the Campfire Weenies
“Another cool collection. This would be perfect to read around a campfire—or at any sleepover. They are creepy, but also hilarious.”
—Detroit Free Press on The Curse of the Campfire Weenies
“Lubar strikes again. Another winning round-up.”
— Booklist on Invasion of the Road Weenies
“Pleasingly short, well-crafted pieces…mixes the comic and the creepy, the merely weird with the truly haunting.”
— San Francisco Chronicle on Invasion of the Road Weenies
“These stories creeped us out — and we loved it. Four stars!”
—Chicago Tribune on In the Land of the Lawn Weenies