She Wanted to Be Haunted
With whimsical, rhyming stanzas, She Wanted to be Haunted offers a delightful, lyrical twist on the ever-important question of how to be your very best self.Clarissa the cottage is adorable . . . bright pink, with windows that wink, and flowers growing all around. But Clarissa doesn't want to be adorable--being cute is boring. Couldn't she be like her father, a creepy castle home to vampires and crypts? Or like her mother, a witch's hut full of spells and smells? If only she were haunted! Then she'd be less ordinary . . . What will it take for Clarissa to go from adorable to horrible?
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About the Author
Marcus Ewert is the author of several picture books, including Mr. Pack Rat Really Wants That, illustrated by Kayla Stark, Mummy Cat, illustrated by Lisa Brown, and 10,000 Dresses, recipient of the Stonewall Honor Award and illustrated by Rex Ray. Marcus works as a bookseller and lives in an actual turret in an old Victorian mansion in San Francisco. It is very likely haunted.
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