Thursday, June 6, 2013

The Northern Frights (Scary School #3) by Derek the Ghost

In The Northern Frights, the third book in the spooky Scary School series, Charles “New Kid” Nukid and his friends, including Lattie, a girl ninja, must fight an epic battle with an ice dragon to save their school. But first they must survive going to Scream Academy as exchange students. And that may be hard, because the Academy has an abominable snowman for a principal, a Headless Horseman as one of the teachers, and the students are yetis, trolls, and ogres!
Will Charles survive to make an ancient prophecy come to pass and save everyone? The illustrated Scary School trilogy by Derek the Ghost, with its mix of humor, scares, and adventure, is a perfect pick for middle-grade readers of the Wayside School series and the Zach Files books.

Publisher: HarperCollins 
Number of Pages: 272
Type: Hardcover

Reviewed by Lily, age 12

Already a big fan of the Scary School series, I loved this hilarious new book!!!  Eleven year old Derek the Ghost has written another fun and witty story from inside his oh so scary school.  I liked the fact that each of his stories are always new and different.  I also liked all of the characters in this book and I especially enjoyed having  a strong female character,  a tough ninja girl.  It is scary at times and the reader always wants to keep turning to the next page. I highly recommend this book for both boys and girls, ages 8-12.  I encourage the reader to read the first two books in the series because it will make this book more fun plus the other two books are great! Thank you to HarperCollins Children's books and Derek the Ghost for this wonderful book.

This book hits shelves on June 25th! 
Visit the official Scary School website, here

Happy reading!
Lily, age 12


  1. Thanks so much for the review, Lily! I was actually just in Minneapolis a few weeks ago! I'm sorry I missed you! I did a signing at a school in Rochester, MN.

    -Derek the Ghost

    1. Oh, bummer! You'll have to come to the Twin Cities next. :)


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