Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.

Qty:1
  • List Price: $14.95
  • Save: $4.45 (30%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.
The Very Hungry Zombie: A... has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Very Good | Details
Sold by goods_online3
Condition: Used: Very Good
Comment: The cover and pages are in very good condition! All items packed in bubble mailers and does not include an invoice or receipt in package. We are Goodwill North Central Wisconsin. Ships from our location within 1 business day (business days Monday - Friday) from USA. All items guaranteed
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

The Very Hungry Zombie: A Parody Hardcover – October 16, 2012

4.5 out of 5 stars 58 customer reviews

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Hardcover
"Please retry"
$10.50
$7.75 $4.15

Best Books of the Month
See the Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.
$10.50 FREE Shipping on orders over $35. In Stock. Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

  • The Very Hungry Zombie: A Parody
  • +
  • Goodnight Goon: a Petrifying Parody
  • +
  • Runaway Mummy: a Petrifying Parody
Total price: $24.48
Buy the selected items together


Editorial Reviews

About the Author

Michael Teitelbaum is the author of more 150 children’s books including young adult and middle-grade novels, tie-in novelizations, and picture books as varied as Spider-Man, Superman, Avatar, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Smallville, X-Men, Batman, Transformers, Garfield, and Kermit the Frog. His books include the sports series Backyard Sports, Weird Sports, Jackie Robinson: Champion for Equality, and The Scary States of America.

Jon Apple is an artist and illustrator. He is versed in every method and medium imaginable—from greetings cards to editorial cartoons; from posters to portraiture; from fine art to PhotoShop.
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Image
Looking for the Audiobook Edition?
Tell us that you'd like this title to be produced as an audiobook, and we'll alert our colleagues at Audible.com. If you are the author or rights holder, let Audible help you produce the audiobook: Learn more at ACX.com.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 26 pages
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing; 1 edition (October 16, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1620871823
  • ISBN-13: 978-1620871829
  • Product Dimensions: 7 x 7.4 x 5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (58 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #93,052 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Michael Teitelbaum's latest book is THE VERY HUNGRY ZOMBIE: A PARODY, with illustrations by Jon Apple.

Check out the book trailer under AUTHOR VIDEO on Amazon's Michael Teitelbaum page!

Michael Teitelbaum is the author of more 150 children's books including young adult and middle-grade novels, tie-in novelizations, and picture books based on characters, movies, and television shows as varied as Spider-Man, Superman, Avatar, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Smallville, X-Men, Batman, Transformers, Garfield, and Kermit the Frog. He has worked with all the major trade children's publishers, including Scholastic, Little, Brown, Dorling Kindersley, Random House, Penguin, Simon & Schuster, Disney, Reader's Digest, and HarperCollins.

Michael's sports series, BACKYARD SPORTS, is based on the best-selling video game of the same name. He was also editor of Little League Magazine For Kids, and is the author of a two-volume encyclopedia on the Baseball Hall of Fame as well as Breaking Barriers; In Sports, In Life a character education program, based on the life of Jackie Robinson. Michael has also written Sports in America: the 1980s, Behind the Plate: the National League East, Down to the Wire: Baseball's Greatest Pennant Races, Great Moments in Woman's Sports, and WEIRD SPORTS.

His historical biography of Jackie Robinson for 6th and 7th graders, JACKIE ROBINSON: CHAMPION FOR EQUALITY, was published by Sterling Publishing.

Michael is the author of THE SCARY STATES OF AMERICA, 50 short stories, one from each state, all about the paranormal, based on true events, published by Yearling.

Michael's latest book,THE VERY HUNGRY ZOMBIE, done in collaboration with artist Jon Apple, is a parody of a children's classic, published by Skyhorse.

Michael lives with his wife Sheleigah and two talkative cats in their 170-year-old farmhouse in the beautiful Catskill Mountains of upstate New York.

Customer Reviews

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Hardcover
The Very Hungry Zombie resembles both the classic picture book in its look as well as the storyline and artwork inside. The book resembles a small children's board book (pages thick and durable, not paper). It is really well done being that it retains what the original story was about, a creature that eats, and eats until it is so full it needs to sleep for a long time. The book also retains the teaching of learning each day of the week, like as the caterpillar did, for example this zombie "On Tuesday he chewed through two party clowns. But they tasted kind of funny."

The illustrations by Jon Apple pay homage to Eric Carle's caterpillar ones, they use the same colours, are very basic and retain the caterpillar mouth's circle bit taken out of each page. Now Apple could have used teeth marks or a human looking bite but I think the simple holes instantly conjure up the original tale being parodied as you read this version. None of the illustrations inside a gory, scary or inappropriate for kids of any age. My favourite is actually not in the story itself but instead on the back cover of a zombie sitting on a park bench drinking his human head's insides through a straw with a packet of French fingers dripping blood instead of ketchup in his other hand. Although you can get this as a Kindle book, for me the fun of this is in its resemblance to an actual board book so having a physical picture book is the way to go in my recommendation.
Comment 6 of 6 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover
After thumbing through this colorful book that claims it is not for children, I bought several copies for the "kids" in my life (including some under 10). It is clever, funny, and timely, given our "hunger" for all things zombie!
Comment 5 of 5 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
This is a great parody of the very hungry caterpillar. We really enjoy the art style and the bright colors are really wonderful. None of the imagery is really terrible- it's pretty much like what you would see on any 'mad scientist' toy made for kids. Even the images of brains and eyeballs are brightly colored and very toony.
Comment 3 of 3 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Had to wait a truly long time for the shipment but WOW worth it. My little boy is a true lover of both reading and zombies. I was a bit concerned that this would be gory but it truly is not if your child already enjoys games like Plants vs. Zombies. My 5 year-old thought this was a hoot since he truly got the parody!
Comment 2 of 2 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I enjoyed reading the story to my son. I was thinking it was a normal sized book but it is a little bigger than a board book for little children. I was disappointed in that but the book itself was fun and different so I can overlook the fact that it isn't a normal sized book. Everyone in the family enjoyed looking at the book and reading it, from college grads to elementary students it brought smiles & laughter.
Comment 1 of 1 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Very funny book. Perfect for my little Zombie lovers (ages 6 and 2) They loved that it was a familliar story but with fun twist.
Comment 1 of 1 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
By cmb on December 1, 2012
Format: Hardcover
My son loves this book and we especially thinks the illustrations are great! I'd recommend it as a fun read to anyone.
Comment 1 of 1 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
By Chelsey on January 24, 2016
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I have a zombie obsessed three year old. Not sure how that happened but either way when Christmas came along he asked for "Zombie Toys"...with limited options especially that are still somewhat appropriate for a young child I stumbled across this book. I was a bit wary at first that it may be inappropriate but for our family I found that it was fine and quite cute. He was always a fan of the Hungry Caterpillar so this was a fun take on that book with a twist of his zombie obsession as well. I would definitely recommend this book for anyone, it really is a fun cute read for all ages who like a bit of spook!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Most Recent Customer Reviews

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
The Very Hungry Zombie: A Parody
This item: The Very Hungry Zombie: A Parody
Price: $10.50
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com