In this third tale from 43 Old Cemetery Road, author Kate Klise and illustrator M. Sarah Klise deliver a runaway mystery told in letters, limericks, a Last Will, and loose change. Heads or tails, it’s guaranteed to please cat and dog lovers alike—and anyone who’s ever tried to keep a secret.
When a dog arrives at Spence Mansion, Seymour is overjoyed. His adoptive parents, Ignatius B. Grumply and Olive C. Spence, are less enthusiastic—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 father’s money? Or does Secret have a secret that, in the end, will make the entire town of Ghastly howl with delight?
"As always, the authors keep readers giggling . . . Good, merry fun dances on every page, with bubbling humor for child and adult alike."—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."—BooklistPraise for Dying to Meet You:
2010-2011 Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List
Nevada Young Readers Award Nominee
Summer 2009 Kid's Indie Next List
"Fresh, funny."—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."—SLJ
Praise for Over My Dead Body:
"The laughter continues in this second installment."—Kirkus Reviews
"All in all, the short, graphic-heavy text and broad humor will appeal to middle grade readers."—SLJ
Praise Regarding the series:
"Zany."—The Horn Book
"[A] clever funny romp."—SLJ
"Consistently clear and often hilarious, [Regarding the Trees] and its series mates may well become perennial favorites with young readers."—Kirkus Reviews
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