HE IS A MONSTER OF GRUMPINESS THAT NO ONE CAN DESTROY! MEHHRRRR!!! HE'S ALIVE!
He may look like any ordinary boy, but when faced with a rainy day, a melting popsicle, or an early bedtime, one little boy transforms into a mumbling, grumbling Crankenstein! When Crankenstein meets his match in a fellow Crankenstein, the results could be catastrophic-or they could be just what he needs to brighten his day!
"Berger...has a well-honed sense of comic timing that little kids find hilarious, and “Crankenstein,” with its many exclamation marks, growls and grumbles should unleash the actor in any adult kind enough to read it aloud." - New York Times
"Expect many re-read requests from Crankensteins who may (or may not) recognize themselves." - Publishers Weekly
"Will the creature ever turn from "MEHHRRRR!" to merry? Youngsters will roar along with Crankenstein through this silly and sympathetic story of grumpy-grouchies." - School Library Journal
"Whoa. Be prepared for the intense frustrations, the moody outbursts and the green scowls of Crankenstein...Each setting reveals sly comic elements that both kids and their grown-ups will appreciate. Readers will laugh out loud...Get ready to read this aloud a lot. " - KIRKUS
"Sometimes-when you have to go to school, when you have to take cough syrup-all there is to say is "MEHHRRRR!"... This is a No, David! for slightly older kids..." - THE HORN BOOK MAGAZINE
"Crankenstein seems like a fierce little creature who's drawn out by every disappointing, awkward and uncomfortable situation: Be it taking cough syrup or watching a popsicle melt, he'll be there to yell, "MEHHRRRR!!!" But, when Crankenstein runs into another Crankenstein, he laughs--because it turns out this grumpy monster is simply your little one caught in a bad mood." - BOOKish
"Oh, we've all been there. You go to wake up your precious son or daughter only to discover that they've turned into a crabby grouchy monster. In other words, Crankenstein. If your kid has every thrown a fit, had a meltdown, or turned from a sweet young thing into a hideous beast, this book is for you." - Huffington Post - Best Halloween Books Of 2013