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Oct 20 2017

Zombiefied! Apocalypse by C.M. Gray

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Harper Collins Children's Books, 2017. ISBN 9780733334245
(Age: 8+) Recommended. Halloween can be a fun time but when you are half zombie things can be a bit different. Ben hopes that being half zombie will help him get extra candy this Halloween.
Ben and his best friend Sophie soon find themselves in a sticky situation. They are the only ones who seem to be aware of what is going on in their town. They need to stop the evil Mr Bill, but that is difficult to do when you don't know where he is or what he is exactly planning. The two friends work together, making the most of the extra powers they have because they are half zombie to try and save their town. In the end Ben finds his own inner strength and realise he doesn't need his zombie powers to achieve what he set out to do.
This book is written from Ben's perspective and is very well told, it draws the reader in so that you want to know what is going to happen next. It is written in a way that you think you know what will happen next and then there is a twist and it is not quite what you expected.
I recommend this book to 8+ year olds.
Karen Colliver

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