The Misadventures of Salem Hyde

Book Two: Big Birthday Bash



ISBN: 9781419710254 Categories: ,

Frank Cammuso


Young witch Salem Hyde is stubborn, impulsive, and loves flying. Her cat companion, Whammy, is nervous, careful, and loves staying on the ground. Somehow, though, they’re best friends. In this second book in the series, Salem is invited to a birthday party, and she wants to make sure everything goes perfectly. But from the invitations to the presents, party games, and spells gone awry, nothing happens exactly the way it should, and she’ll need Whammy’s help to sort it all out.

Praise for The Misadventures of Salem Hyde: Book Two
“Cammuso’s lively art conveys wonderful expressions with just a few strokes, and young readers will enjoy the humor of Salem’s predicaments. Salem manages to give Edgar a memorable birthday party, and readers a very fun book.”

With lots of laughs and lots of heart, this sophomore offering doesn’t disappoint.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Salem Hyde is a whimsical character. The bright two-color pink and black illustrations convey the spunky heroine’s energy. Dark shadows lend volume and height where needed. Frames, wide and magnified in varying degrees, are filled with action and high jinks.”
School Library Journal

Additional information

Weight 282 g
Dimensions 14.4 x 19.3 cm
Publisher name ABRAMS
Publication date 1 July 2014
Number of pages 96
Format Hardback
Dimensions 14.4 x 19.3 cm
Weight 282 g


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Frank Cammuso is an Eisner-nominated cartoonist, the creator of the popular middle school graphic novel series Knights of the Lunch Table, and the illustrator of several beginning-reader graphic books, including Otto’s Orange Day. He lives in Syracuse, New York.