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A Crankenstein Valentine

A Crankenstein Valentine

by Samantha Berger Illustrated by Dan Santat

Cheesy cards, allergy-inducing bouquets, and heart-shaped everything? It's enough to turn anyone into a monster — YECHHHH! But Crankenstein is in for a treat when his sour day turns unexpectedly sweet...because even the crankiest monsters have hearts.

3, 4, 5, 6
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 1
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Number of Pages
Comedy and Humor

About the Author and Illustrator

Samantha Berger
Contributor Image Alt Tag Dan Santat Dan Santat, author and illustrator of The Guild of Geniuses, was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in California. Santat attended the University of California, San Diego, where he graduated with a B.S in Biology. He went on to receive an illustration degree from the Art Center College for Design, where he graduated with honors.

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