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“501 Things to do with a Zombie” by J.C. Richards, illustrated by Aaron Waite December 4, 2011

Filed under: Non-Fiction,Young Adult,Zombies/Undead — hilariouslibrarian @ 5:38 pm
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Richards, JC (author). Waite, Aaron (illustrator). 501 Things to do with a Zombie. Avon, Mass.: Adams Media, 2010. 222 pages. ISBN: 1440505640


Zombies like to eat brains, but that doesn’t mean they’re not fun to have around. These 501 examples of zombie-driven fun range from everyday to extraordinary.


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With so many people focusing on the downside of the zombie apocalypse, it’s time to look past the murder, mayhem, and rotting smell to find the lighter side of these (not-so) loveable lugs. After all, today’s zombie might have been yesterday’s neighbor. Is there any reason to cut ties just because Neighbor Bob is sporting a little rotting flesh and has lost a limb or two?

In “501 Things to do with a Zombie,” you’ll see the answer is definitely no! Take a zombie outside to make a snowman, take a cooking class together, hit the town for a little karaoke, or just stay home and listen to NPR. With so many great ideas to choose from, you’re sure to find many that appeal to both you and your zombie buddy. You may even be inspired to come up with a few more ideas and make it 515 things to do with a zombie.




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