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Ghosts for Breakfast by Stanley Todd Terasaki

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Published by Lee & Low Books .
Written in English


  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Humorous Stories,
  • Fiction,
  • Children"s All Ages - Fiction - General,
  • Radishes,
  • Children: Grades 1-2,
  • People & Places - United States - Asian American,
  • Japanese Americans,
  • Horror & Ghost Stories,
  • Ghosts

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsShelly Shinjo (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8793156M
ISBN 101584300469
ISBN 109781584300465

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Daikon is what's actually for breakfast in this humorous story about overactive imagination that is based on the experience of one of the author's own ancestors. The Troublesome Triplets, so-called because no one ever sees any of the three men apart from one another or without some sort of concern, stop in at the farmhouse one night, swearing that they have seen ghosts in Farmer Tanaka's field. Ghosts for breakfast. [Stanley Todd Terasaki; Shelly Shinjo] -- One night, a young boy and his father investigate their frightened neighbors' report of ghosts on a nearby farm. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Ghosts for Breakfast (Book): Terasaki, Stanley Todd: One night, a young boy and his father investigate their frightened neighbors' report of ghosts on a nearby farm. Ghosts for Breakfast Review By Publishers Weekly In their first children’s book, Terasaki and Shinjo freshen up a familiar story line—the spooky thing that really isn’t—by placing their tale in the backyard of Japanese immigrant farmers in 19th-century California.

A Japanese-American agricultural community in the s is the setting for an excursion into tongue-in-cheek adventure. When rumors swirl that a field is haunted by "dozens of ghosts, dancing in the moonlight," a curious farmer and his son set out to investigate. Year Published Word Count 1, Text Complexity; Lexile Level: Currently Not Available; ATOS Reading Level: ; AR Quiz Numbers; A: Ghost Toasties. The “Ghost Toasties” joke has been cited in print since at least , when the cereal was consumed with “evaporated milk” (a second joke). “What do ghosts eat for breakfast?"/"Dreaded wheat” and “What do ghosts eat for breakfast?"/"Scream of Wheat” are a similar breakfast riddles. Ignite some fright into your vacation, and book a stay at one of these haunted bed-and-breakfasts, where ghostly spirits and apparitions roam the halls. Visitors and innkeepers have become accustomed to spirited pranks and unusual : Jennifer Plum Auvil.

The illustration at the beginning of the article is taken from our comic book "Ghost for breakfast" and designed by Giovanni Pigato. Quando ho cominciato la mia avventura con Liv Ullmann non avrei mai pensato di arrivare a poter vedere un mio articolo tradotto in norvegese.5/5(2).   Directed by Hans Richter. With Werner Graeff, Walter Gronostay, Paul Hindemith, Darius Milhaud. Hans Richter, noted for his abstract shorts, has /10(K). Yes everyone, I have forgotten the author's name, but my Grandmother has the book about it. The book is actually called, "Murder for Breakfast". You can look it up on google I'm sure. And no, we do not have family currently living there. Shane, I will take my digital camera this Halloween, and take a few pics. I hope I see something. Ghost. Lu. Patina. Sunny. These four kids from wildly different backgrounds have personalities that are explosive when they clash. But they are also the four kids chosen for an elite middle school track team, a team that could qualify them for the Junior Olympics if they can get their acts together.