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#10: Zombie Cat - Isabel Atherton

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Tiddles is a suave, carefree kitty cat whose only pleasures in life are eating mice, wooing the ladies, and being generally apathetic toward his owner, Jake. But when a toxic spill occurs outside of town, Tiddles finds himself savagely attacked by a nasty-looking radioactive field mouse, and he wakes up as one of the undead. However, he still retains a bit of compassion and refrains—for now—from zombie Bacchanalian delights, such as eating living beings’ brains! Umm . . . any brains at all!

However, Tiddles, a.k.a. Zombie Cat, is decomposing rapidly and would prefer to live a normal life in the zombie apocalypse with his owner, Jake. But will Jake take in his former cuddly pet or will ZC be doomed to roam the streets trying to avoid the inevitable pull of his undead yearnings?Zombie Cat is a humorous adult picture book in the vein of Pat the Zombie and Ten Little Zombies: A Love Story. Isabel Atherton’s quirky storytelling combined with Bethany Straker’s captivating (and slightly grotesque!) illustrations make this the perfect addition to any Halloween collection. It’s the ideal gift for any crazed zombie fanatic—or equally crazed cat lover. With 14 color illustrations.


  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing; 1 edition (October 1, 2012)
  • ISBN: 9781616088842
  • AMAZON US

Author Bio:
Isabel Atherton is an author, a literary agent, and director of Creative Authors Ltd. When she is not helping her authors she likes to write illustrated books herself. She is the author of Zombie Cat, an illustrated adult humor book, and Smelly Ghost, a children’s picture book due out in fall 2013.


Review:
Talk about an abrupt ending! I'm left going, "huh?"
I feel like it left off in the wrong spot or just too soon.
Other than that, it was fun, though not for kids. It might give them nightmares. It's humorous for teens or adults though.
Really awesome illustrations too, by Bethany Straker. They helped a lot to make it a fun read.


3/5


DISCLAIMER: I won my copy. I was not compensated. All opinions are my own.

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