Undead | Scholastic Canada

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By Kirsty McKay   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545381888 Hardcover
272 Pages | 5.72" x 8.53" | Ages 14 & Up

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545473460 Ebook
272 Pages | Ages 0 & Up

"A seriously sick teen-action zombie fest."*

The day of the ski trip, when the bus pulls up at a roadside restaurant, everyone gets off and heads in for lunch. Everyone, that is, except the new girl, Bobby, who stays behind with Smitty, the class bad boy.

Then hours pass. As the snow piles up and darkness falls, Bobby and Smitty begin to worry. Until they finally see the other kids heading back.

But they've changed. And not in a good way. Yeah, they're zombies. And the doors to the bus are all that stand between Bobby and Smitty becoming their next meal!

The chill of The Shining, the thrill ride of Speed, the humor of Shaun of the Dead, and the angst of The Breakfast Club! It's a bloody mad mash-up, a school-trip splatter-fest, a funny, gory, frighteningly good debut!

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Undead

"A kick-ass teen-action zombie fest. Fast, furious, freaky, funny, and seriously sick. Oh, and did I mention it kicks ass?" —Charlie Higson, author of the Young Bond and Enemy series*

"I loved the black humour of this school-trip gone bad. Think Shaun of the Dead in the Scottish wilderness. The teen dynamics are spot on, too." —The Bookseller UK

"Hysterically funny, suspenseful, and altogether superior fare." —The Times of London

"More satiric Shaun of the Dead than dramatic The Walking Dead, this includes plenty of jump-out-of-your-seat moments with unusual venues...and should be popular with teens who can't get enough goose-bump thrills." —Booklist

"Bobby's narration is spiked with wit and perceptive snarkiness, revealing the personal issues she faces...Readers will get so caught up in the cliff-hanger chapter endings, endless actions, and elements of surprise in this debut novel...First-rate fun." —School Library Journal

"Blood spurts; entrails drag; body parts shed; hearts (living ones) throb—it's all good, gory, formulaic fun." —Kirkus

"[T]he perfect balance of humor and horror so that Undead will have readers alternately biting their nails and snorting with laughter...a fun, pulse-pounding addition to the zombie genre, sure to be a hit with teens looking for an entertaining read." —VOYA