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The celery stalks at midnight
by James Howe ; illustrated by Leslie Morrill.
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New York : Atheneum, 1983.
xi, 111 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.


Sequel to: Bunnicula / Deborah Howe and to: Howliday Inn / James Howe.
Chester the cat is more than ever convinced that Bunnicula is a vampire when there is a harvest of white vegetables on the morning after the night that Bunnicula was probably wandering through the neighborhood.

Best Books:

Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001 ; H.W. Wilson; United States

Awards, Honors, Prizes:

Golden Sower Award, 1986 Honor Intermediate Nebraska

State and Provincial Reading Lists:

Golden Sower Award, 1986 ; Nominee; Intermediate; Nebraska
Kentucky Bluegrass Award, 1986 ; Nominee; Kentucky

Reading Measurement Programs:

Reading Counts-Scholastic
Interest Level 3-5
Reading Level 5
Title Point Value 4
Lexile Measure 670


Glenda (BookHive (
The Monroes' pets are at it again. Howie, a wire-haired dachsund puppy, has moved into the household with Bunnicula, the vegetarian-vampire- rabbit, Chester the cat, and Harold the dog. When Bunnicula disappears, Chester fears the worst. Will the town of Centerville be crawling with killer parsnips and murderous heads of lettuce? Can Chester, Howie, and Harold save the town? To find out, read this book--written by Harold the dog. Category: Fantasy; Humor; Mystery. Grade Level: Intermediate (4th-6th grade). 1993, Atheneum. Ages 9 to 12.


Rabbits Fiction.
Cats Fiction.
Vampires Fiction.
Mystery and detective stories.
LanguageCall NumberLCCNDewey DecimalISBN/ISSN
English (eng) PZ7.H83727 Ce 1983
83002665 [Fic]
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