Bunnicula

Bunnicula

A Rabbit Tale Of Mystery

Book - 1979
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THIS book is written by Harold. His full time occupation is dog. He lives with Mr. and Mrs. X (here called Monroe) and their sons Toby and Pete. Also sharing the home are a cat named Chester and a rabbit named Bunnicula. It is because of Bunnicula that Harold turned to writing. Someone had to tell the full story of what happened in the Monroe household after the rabbit arrived.
It all began when the Monroes went to see the movie Dracula At the theater Toby found something on his seatÑa baby rabbit that he took home and named Bunnicula. It proved to be an apt name, at least as far as Chester was concerned. A well-read and observant cat, he soon decided that there was something odd about the newcomer. For one thing he seemed to have fangs. And the odd markings on his back looked a little like a cape. Furthermore, Bunnicula slept from sunup to sundown. He was awake only at night.
When the family started funding white vegetables, drained dry, with two fang marks in them, Chester was sure Bunnicula was a vampire. But what to do about it. None of the family seemed to grasp the trouble, and Chester's hilarious hints were totally misunderstood.
Was Bunnicula really a vampire? Only Bunnicula knows for sure. But the story of Chester's suspicions and their consequences makes uproarious reading.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1979
ISBN: 9780689307003
0689307004
9780689806599
0689806590
9780689832192
0689832192
9781416928171
Branch Call Number: HOW
Characteristics: 98 p
Additional Contributors: Daniel, Alan 1939-
Howe, James 1946-

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CASSIE ERIN MAUL
Sep 18, 2018

‘Bunnicula’ takes an old horror premise and wraps it in fur. The book is cleverly written with compelling characters. The unique perspective of Harold X, who is in fact a dog, offers a great view of the chaos that ensues. Chester, Harold’s best friend who is a cat, is a great addition to the story, and it is he that causes the most trouble while trying to stop the vampire bunny, while Bunnicula, the new pet rabbit, causes only minor trouble.

This is an entertaining read that will delight children. I would suggest it to anybody, especially those with pets. Certainly, some of the traits of Harold and Chester are typical in dogs and cats, and the book offers a bite of insight on what might be going through their heads.

aconley74 Apr 05, 2016

4.2 MG / Grace

vpl_childrens Dec 08, 2015

For ages 6-8. Chester the cat decides that there’s something odd about the baby bunny that his human family brings home. For one thing, it seems to have fangs. And the markings on its back look like a cape. Is bunny Dracula, or is he just funny-looking?

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ANABELLE H. PORTER
Oct 19, 2015

Nice book! very funny, not that scary! Perfect read on Halloween night.

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Cheryl65
Sep 17, 2015

• I expected to like this popular book, and tried to read this 25th anniversary edition. I always read a book before reading it to my granddaughter.
But I found Bunnicula to be slow, wordy, and gave up at P47, out of 92)
Books with kids and talking animals can be great fun.
The Martha Speaks books are great.
We both loved "Invisible Inkling," and will read the sequels.

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fourthpower36
Dec 29, 2014

I love it, but the beginning is kinda hard to get through.

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Man123
Jul 25, 2014

good book

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ErinSands
Jul 24, 2014

If you enjoy scary books (And vampires)
this is a perfect book for you.

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adam2005
Apr 26, 2014

I like this story!!!! It is very interesting! 5 stars! :) :) :) :) :)

arthurfleisher Jan 14, 2014

Misplaced this book! Please place in lost column to stop accumulating fines.

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Feb 11, 2013

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Yavril Jul 31, 2012

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Suvorov1
Feb 11, 2013

The Monroe family comes home one night from the movies with a new pet- a rabbit named Bunnicula. The cat, Chester, is convinced that Bunnicula is a vampire and enlists the help of Harold the dog (the narrator) to dispense with the monster.

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Yavril Jul 31, 2012

Today vegetables...Tomorrow the world!" Chester

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