The Bones of Fred Mcfee (Paperback)

The Bones of Fred Mcfee By Eve Bunting, Kurt Cyrus (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eve Bunting, Kurt Cyrus (Illustrator)
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In this rhythmic story, an unsuspecting brother and sister bring a toy skeleton home from the harvest fair. They name it Fred McFee and hang it from a sycamore tree. Soon, eerie things begin to happen. And then on Halloween night, Fred vanishes!

About the Author

Eve Bunting was the beloved, award-winning author of more than two hundred and fifty books for young people, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz, The Wall, Fly Away Home, and Train to Somewhere.

Kurt Cyrus has hammered out such books as Billions of Bricks, Tadpole Rex, and Oddhopper Opera: A Bug’s Garden of Verses. He has also illustrated books by authors such as Eve Bunting (The Bones of Fred McFee), Lisa Wheeler (Mammoths on the Move), and M.T. Anderson (Whales on Stilts). Kurt lives in a small town in Oregon. Visit him online at

Praise For…

"Though this book is set near Halloween, children who enjoy a good shiver will want to read or hear it year-round."--School Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9780152054236
ISBN-10: 0152054235
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: September 1st, 2005
Pages: 32
Language: English