The Bones of Fred McFee-9780152054236

The Bones of Fred McFee

by Eve Bunting and Kurt Cyrus

A skeleton takes on a life of its own in this eerie Halloween story told in a Poe-like cadence.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780152054236
  • ISBN-10: 0152054235
  • Pages: 32
  • Publication Date: 09/01/2005
  • Carton Quantity: 50

About the book

In this rhythmic story, an unsuspecting brother and sister bring a toy skeleton home from the harvest fair. They name it Fred McFee and hang it from a sycamore tree. Soon, eerie things begin to happen. And then on Halloween night, Fred vanishes!

About the author
Eve Bunting

Eve Bunting has written over two hundred books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz, The Wall, Fly Away Home, and Train to Somewhere. She lives in Southern California.

Kurt Cyrus

KURT CYRUS is the illustrator of M. T. Anderson's Whales on Stilts, and The Clue of the Linoleum Lederhosen. He lives in Cottage Grove, Oregon.


"Though this book is set near Halloween, children who enjoy a good shiver will want to read or hear it year-round."--School Library Journal