Meet the Teeny Weenies!
Suspiciously swift swimmers at a school swim meet cause a frenzy. A boy who likes to litter finally gets the meaning of Earth Day. A girl and her dad go on a fishing trip and catch the surprise of a lifetime. Young chapter book readers ages 7 to 10, reluctant readers, and fans of very short stories will be entertained and delighted by these twelve zany tales by award-winning author David Lubar. Wacky comic book style illustrations by Bill Mayer add to the fun.
David Lubar is the master of the short story for kids. He has written many short story collections for middle grade readers, including The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies and Other Warped and Creepy Tales. Now he’s back with short stories for the chapter book audience. Don’t be a weenie. Read these stories!
About the Author
David Lubar created a sensation with his debut novel, Hidden Talents, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Thousands of kids and educators across the country have voted Hidden Talents onto over twenty state lists. David is also the author of True Talents, the sequel to Hidden Talents; Flip, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a VOYA Best Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror selection; many short story collections including In the Land of the Lawn Weenies, Invasion of the Road Weenies, The Curse of the Campfire Weenies, The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies, Attack of the Vampire Weenies, Beware the Ninja Weenies, Wipeout of the Wireless Weenies, Strikeout of the Bleacher Weenies, and Extremities; and the Nathan Abercrombie, Accidental Zombie series. Lubar grew up in Morristown, New Jersey, and he has also lived in New Brunswick, Edison and Piscataway, NJ, and Sacramento, CA. Besides writing, he has also worked as a video game programmer and designer. He now lives in Nazareth, Pennsylvania.
Bill Mayer is absolutely amazing. Bill’s crazy creatures, characters, and comic creations have been sought after for magazine covers, countless articles, and even stamps for the U.S. Postal Service. He has won almost every illustration award known to man and even some known to fish. Bill and his wife live in Decatur Georgia. They have a son and three grandsons.
Bill's books include Teeny Weenies: The Intergalactic Petting Zoo and Teeny Weenies: Freestyle Frenzy.
“[P]lenty to amuse, spook, and entertain. With supernatural events and creatures, the short and super-short stories are fun, fast-paced reading for Weenies fans and new readers.” —Booklist on Beware the Ninja Weenies
“This book will talk itself right off the shelves, and reluctant readers will devour it." —School Library Journal on The Curse of the Campfire Weenies
"Bullies and others get their due in this hilarious new collection of 35 warped and creepy tales by the master of the ‘weenie' story." —Buffalo News on The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies