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Jack Chabert
About Jack Chabert

Shhh! This news is top secret: Jack Chabert is a pen name for Max Brallier. (Max uses a made-up name instead of his real name so that Orson Eerie won’t come after him, too!)
Max was once a hall monitor at Joshua Eaton Elementary School in Reading, Massachusetts. But today, Max lives in a strange, old apartment building in New York City. His days are spent writing, playing video games, and reading comic books. And at night, he walks the halls, always prepared for the moment when his building will come alive.
Max is the author of more than twenty books for children, including the middle-grade series The Last Kids on Earth and Galactic Hot Dogs.

Sam Ricks

About Sam Ricks
Sam Ricks went to a haunted grade school, but he never got to be the hall monitor. And, as far as he knows, the school never tried to eat him. Sam graduated from the University of Baltimore with a master’s degree in design.He teaches illustration and design at The Art Institute of Salt Lake City, Utah. And he illustrates strange tales.

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Sam
About Sam

At first, Sam Graves doesn’t want to be the Eerie Elementary hall monitor. But then he learns that the school is ALIVE—and hungry for students! It’s up to Sam to save the day!


  • "Readers who relish the action of Dav Pilkey’s Ricky Ricotta series and the just-beyond-safe scares of R. L. Stine’s Rotten School titles may want to enroll at Eerie Elementary."
    –Booklist

  • "Word choice, action, and crisp sketches support the story, allowing early readers to develop ideas and easily follow the plot."
    -Library Media Connection

  • Author's Website After Reading Guide

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