Danny Katz and Mitch Vane have combined talents again to create an A to Z of Scary – from Alien Zombies to being in bed in the dark (zzzzzz). Everyone is scared of something. Snakes, clowns, balloons, moths, the hole in the bathtub that drinks up all the bath water.
This is a very tongue-in-cheek look at all things scary, from the traditional (fear of the dark) to the quirky (sticking your hand in a letterbox).
A book About Scary will show kids that it's okay to be scared sometimes.
What are you scared of?
Canadian-born Danny Katz emigrated to Australia at a young age because his geologist father felt there were interesting rocks here. Danny worked as a car washer, a leather belt salesman and a musical composer before stumbling into stand-up comedy, where he made his name in the 1990s. He is a columnist for the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and the West Australian. Danny lives in Melbourne with his wife and two children, and is the author of Spit the Dummy, Dork Geek Jew and several children′s books, including the Little Lunch series.
About the illustrator:
Mitch Vane has worked as a freelance illustrator, both in London and Melbourne. Mitch is interested in all forms of visual story-telling, particularly painting and illustrating children's books. She also does work for advertising agencies, magazines, newspapers, publishers, fringe theatre and a whole myriad of areas needing an artistic hand! Mitch teaches illustration at RMIT and exhibits regularly in Warrnambool and in various joint exhibitions with the IAA and Books Illustrated.About the Author
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