Thursday, October 09, 2008

HALLOWEEN READING: BUNNICULA

Anyone remember BUNNICULA, the vampire bunny?!

Told from the point of view of a dog named Harold, it all starts when his human family goes to see the movie Dracula, and they find a baby rabbit in the theater. They name him "Bunnicula" and take him home. Chester, the keenly observant family cat, soon decides there is something weird about this rabbit. Pointy fangs, the appearance of a cape, black-and-white coloring, nocturnal habits … it sure seemed like he was a vampire bunny. When the family finds a white tomato in the kitchen, sucked dry and colorless, well … Chester becomes distraught and fears for the safety of the family. "Today, vegetables. Tomorrow … the world!" he warns Harold.....

4 comments:

Homie Bear said...

course I remember Bunnicula!
But mention it to kids these days and all you get is a blank stare.

Genevieve said...

HELL YEAH I remember Bunnicula! I think I still have a copy somewhere. ...I have a problem "letting go". (only very slightly sarcastic)

Homie Bear, kids these days don't appreciate anything. I could give them a perfectly good book and they would rather play ULTRA SUPER AWESOME MARIO MEGA ASTRONAUT JUNGLES POP STAR RACING or whatever.

Homie Bear said...

oh my god I love ULTRA SUPER AWESOME MARIO MEGA ASTRONAUT JUNGLES POP STAR RACING! Just kidding. We have a kid on the way and I know I want her or him to grow up as a reader- and if it's true that kids pick up the behaviors their parents model it shouldn't be a problem.

Jim said...

Congrats, Homie Bear!