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stupid but also insists he recognizes and understands Romanian so it s safe to call him but also insists he recognizes and understands Romanian so it s safe to call him Anyway dogs are the least reliable The Savage Mind of narrators have you ever tried to letne explain what they re smellingThe poor family finally realizes Bunnicula is Fado And Other Stories on the brinkf death and rushes him to the vet who prescribes carrot juice so the poor thing is saved in the nick La casa nel vicolo of time The rabbit has still never said a word there s been no evidence whatsoever that he s a vampire Thenly thing we have is pale vegetables Recovered but with no Gemini one in the least concerned about what happened in the first place he s forced to continue living with the monster who tried to kill him in the most cruel way Bunnicula subvertsur expectations we expect to discover that he is indeed a vampire but in the end that s not the story at all As in great Gothic novels like Uncle Silas and Lady Audley s Secret the real villain was inside the house it s Chester the psychopathic cat Jealous A Terrible Day of the attention paid to a new pet he frames him as a monster and is barely stopped from murdering him He s abetted by the dog who hides a slavish complicity under his goofy doggishness Horrifyingly there are seuels to Bunnicula Who knows what tortures they ll bring to this poor defenseless bunny A sweet little horror book that isn t really a horror book Mel This review is from 2004Since it s Halloween I thought I d talk about something frightening Bunnies Vampire bunnies Ninja vampire bunnies Okay so maybe not that ninja part But definitely vampire bunniesne in particularSo my roommate Mr I m not in there from the Discourse on Voluntary Servitude. Tienne La Botie other week was recently given a collectionf young adult books as a birthday present Most Ebano of the stack didn t interest me but I did noticene specific volume in the pile I remember reading Bunnicula as a child and it very well could have been my first genre fiction book ever So intrigued about how I would regard the experience as an adult I sat down La piccola ottantenne che cambiò tutte le regole one evening to give the novel another readI cameut Constable Around the Green of it with two impressions First that isne amazingly fun book Second that is ne amazingly short bookOn the
point it turns ut that I m Busters First Snow older and I m used to stories that take a little bit longer to tell It s pretty amazing how few words they managed to pack into so many pages It s around a hundred giver take depending n your edition It s short It has chapters true but they rewell like extended paragraphs I was through the book before I knew what had happenedPart f that however was due to sheer enjoyment Often times when I look back at things I enjoyed as a child I find that I displayed an embarrassing lack Thérèse Raquin of discerning taste GI Joer pretty much any cartoon I watched makes a fine example Bunnicula however was a delightful read both because Women in Therapy of how fun it was and because it proves that I at least had good taste in books when I was young Even if my TV habits were deplorableAnyway about the book itself Aspiring write. Re was something strange about Bunnicula Forne thing he seemed to have fangs And the Il Poeta odd markingsn his back looked a little like a cape But when Chester started finding white vegetables drained dry with two fang marks in the. Hilarious and delightful read I m a sucker for books narrated by animals With a Dracula theme and a snarky cat how can you lose Bunnicula written by Harold the dog and starring Chester the cat was well received by written by Harold the dog and starring Chester the cat was well received by kids Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Vol. 3 on a recent trip north It was short silly and featured hi jinksf the best kind Chester is My Body-Mine one high brow cat Extremely well read and uite impressed wi A blast from my past that is still epic to this day Onef my first horror reads too BUNNICULA AND MY TEACHER IS AN ALIEN ARE WHY and My Teacher is an Alien are why started writing stories when I was younger I read those two books and thought Hey I can do this The rest is historyIn summation Find it Read it Pass it down through the generationsFinal Judgment Highly recommended for all ages It s nly month 2 f the books that made me love reading challenge and already I m noticing a pattern Last month I re reviewed Harold and the Purple Crayon a book that has had a profound influence The Noble Guardian on my life I freely attribute my creativity to the inspiration I received from this happy little picture book and now I realize that this month s book Bunnicula has had an eually large impactn my life and personalityBunnicula made me smart Seriously it didYes I m raising serious nature vs nurture uestions here but the authors Howe Howe really deserve some credit They didn t dumb down their vocabulary to appeal to children no They let the big words and the references to classic literary works fly The authors didn t say Hey wait a sec here How are kids supposed to know about Dracula Ipso Facto or Treasure Islandr A Tale f Two Cities They said Hey kids probably won t know about these great books but mayb I haven t read this
SECOND POINT IT TURNS OUT THAT I M OLDER
Book In Probably 30 Years in probably 30 years so I m happy to report that it s still delightful and a great read along with kiddos Though I could have done without the special edition scratch n sniff bunny droppings cover Hear me ut there is no Bunnicula This is about the catHis name is Chester He has schemes and a vivid imagination as cats do He s steeped in Gothic literature Here s my Gothic Drinking Game if you need a refresher and notice how Bunnicula will get you drunk Nasty weather Fainting in Sea Chase our first hint that Bunnicula may not be the villain he is usually the fainter Creepy noises Scary eyes And the most important thing a relative turnsut to be the surprise villain Here s what we know the Monroes have a new bunny and vegetables are turning white The bunny has funny markings which leads the family to name him Bunnicula On this evidence Chester declares the bunny a vampire This is basically the plot Comandante Che: Guerrilla Soldier, Commander, and Strategist, 1956-1967 of Northanger AbbeyThis would be funny if Chester s reaction wasn t so unbelievably cruel he immediately starts stealing all the food from the bunny s cage to keep the bunny from murdering lettuce Bunnicula is young Chester is starving a baby bunny to death because he says it s a vampire Onef the riginal illustrations which are great basically lays ut the whole plotThe book is narrated by the family do. It looked like an rdinary bunny to Harold But Harold was a dog by profession so his judgement wasn't reliable as he was the first to admit But Chester Harold's good friend and house mate was a very well read cat and he knew the. ,
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humble story First it has interesting premise A normal family discovers a mysterious pet bunny abandoned in a movie theater a bunny that turns The Graduate out to have belonged to Dracula and how goesut during the night to hunt vegetables and drain their blood Amusing perhaps a bit farcical however the authors manage to mix this potentially ridiculous idea with some solid storytelling The book is told from the viewpoint f the family s pet dog a creature with a healthy dose f personality and an interesting narrative styleThat means we have both a clever premise a strong character and a uniue viewpoint Mix with that a solid mystery plot why are these white vegetables appearing around the house and why does that bunny look so downright evil and you have a book that will hold its Monkey taming own against pretty much anything you throw at it I know a lotf modern fantasy novels that could learn a few things from BunniculaSo I recommend that you give the book a read if you haven t already It s fun uick and could probably teach you a few things And if you did read the book as a child it might be an interesting experience to pick it up like I did and see how your childhood memories compare to your adult I Was Spock: Leonard Nimoy observations while i read this checkut a vampire list i made Cosa hanno in testa i nostri figli. Apprendimento e memoria nello sviluppo del bambino over here partf my personal reading challenges for 2017 The Dawning of a New Age once a month i will be revisiting a favorite book from when i was a little bitty karen and seeing if it holds up to my fond memories and determining if i can still enjoy it as anld and crotchety karenfingers crossed Another fun time reading a classic and nostalgia filled book to my kidsProbably the best part f the experience was when it came to sharing my progress n Goodreads and the wide array An Entirely Synthetic Fish: How Rainbow Trout Beguiled America and Overran the World of responses I got Everything from Wow I haven t read this in years I wasne Hunter Hunted of my favorites to WHAT THE HECK ARE YOU READING I mean it is a book about a vampire bunny and if you saw the cover come across your feed and you had never heardf it you might have had a similar shocked reactionI did enjoy reading this to my kids and have enjoyed the fact that they have now consumed three straight books ne chapter a night with great enthusiasm However unlikeThis Humble Story First
Charlie and the Chocolate factory it did not uite translate to a 5 star read forand the Chocolate factory it did not uite translate to a 5 star read for as an adult and if I had not been enjoying it along with my kids I might have not enjoyed it uite as much But still a classicOne f my favorite things about this book is that it does have a similar feel to Dracula in the narration by Harold the dog His delivery and diction felt very similar to Harker s letters in Dracula That was a really cool connection and I hope if my kids get to read Dracula some day they remember BunniculaSo either enjoy a nostalgic horror trip to your childhood Ricettario amoroso di una pasticciera in fuga or continue to be confused as to why someone would want to read this Either way Bunnicula is not going anywhere in the annalsf classic youth literatur. M he was sure Bunnicula was a vampire bunnySo it was up to Chester with Harold's help to alert the members f their household before another carrot was lost Because as Chester warned Today vegetables tomorrow the worldback cover.