When Tom’s big brother decides to become an Evil Scientist, his first experiment involves dunking Frankie the goldfish into toxic green gunk. Tom knows that there is only one thing to do: Zap the fish with a battery and bring him back to life! But there’s something weird about the new Frankie. He’s now a BIG FAT ZOMBIE GOLDFISH with hypnotic powers . . . and he’s out for revenge!
After Tom rescued Frankie the goldfish from his big brother Mark’s toxic science experiment by zapping him back to life with a battery, Frankie somehow became a BIG FAT ZOMBIE GOLDFISH with dangerous hypnotic powers. Fortunately, Frankie has appointed himself Tom’s bodyguard, and together, with a little help from their friends, they thwart Mark’s Evil Scientist plans.
Tom is looking forward to their annual family trip to the seaside, right up until he hears about the Evil Eel of Eel Bay—a monster that Mark is entirely too interested in. After all, even a BIG FAT ZOMBIE GOLDFISH might have a little trouble with a Super Electric Zombie Eel!
Then, Frankie takes center stage to rescue Tom’s school play from Mark’s evil plans.
When Tom zapped Frankie the goldfish back to life with a battery, he certainly didn’t expect him to become a BIG FAT ZOMBIE GOLDFISH with incredible hypnotic powers. But it turns out that a zombie goldfish is a great pet to have on your side when your big brother is an evil scientist whose plans need to be thwarted.
There’s something fishy going on in the woods, as Tom and his best friend Pradeep take Frankie on a camping adventure. Could the Beast of Burdock Woods be real?
Then, something weird is going on with Mark. He’s actually being . . . nice! Meanwhile, paranormal pets (including a teleporting tortoise, a mostly invisible poodle, a levitating budgie, and a vampire kitten) are missing all over town. Can Tom and Pradeep find out what’s going on before Frankie disappears?
When Tom rescued Frankie the goldfish from his older brother’s evil science experiment by zapping him back to life with a battery, he never expected his pet to become a BIG FAT ZOMBIE GOLDFISH with incredible hypnotic powers…but it’s helpful when they are thwarting his big brother’s evil plans.
Tom and Pradeep are about to find out the truth behind the ancient Egyptian Curse of the Cat King, when their evil big brothers crash their overnight stay at the history museum. Dodging booby traps, avoiding evil, possibly mummified kittens…it’s all in a night’s work for a zombie goldfish!
Then, there’s something fishy going on at sports day. All the athletic kids seem to be losing their sporting abilities, while Tom’s evil big brother Mark has suddenly become amazing at every single sport. Can Frankie help Pradeep and Tom to foil Mark’s evil plans? Or will Mark and his pet vampire kitten, Fang, take home the gold?
Frankie was a completely normal pet goldfish . . . until Tom’s evil-scientist big brother tried to murder him with toxic gunge! Luckily Tom and his best friend shocked Frankie back to life with a battery, and ever since he’s been a BIG FAT ZOMBIE GOLDFISH.
A normal trip to the aquarium for Tom, Pradeep, and Sami suddenly turns into a death-defying race to stop save Frankie from being eaten by a hungry psychic octopus during their big brothers’ latest evil plan.
Then, when the TV show My Pet’s Got Talent comes to town all the paranormal pets suddenly start losing their talents. Can Frankie save the day without his dangerous hypnotic powers?
Frankie is good at saving the day, but can he become a real knight in shining armor during the medieval day reenactment joust?
Then, can the school survive two BIG FAT ZOMBIE GOLDFISH? Find out when Tom’s evil big brother manages to clone a Jurassic Carp!
Jurassic Carp: My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish by Mo O’Hara with fun illustrations by Marek Jagucki is a zany chapter book for kids, and is perfect for reluctant readers.
A Big Fat Zombie Goldfish Adventure
Six Really Important Tips for Fish-Sitting a Zombie Goldfish:
- Keep Fang away from Frankie
- Zombie goldfish only eat green food (moldy Brussels sprouts, green jelly beans, stinky pond slime)
- All kittens can be pretty sneaky but Fang is SUPER sneaky
- Watch out for Frankie’s eyes—he can hypnotize you
- Did we mention that Fang the vampire kitten is TROUBLE?
- Seriously, keep Fang away from Frankie!
When Sami agrees to zombie-sit Frankie, her neighbor’s BIG FAT ZOMBIE GOLDFISH, she is looking forward to fun afternoon in the paddling pool with her favorite “swishy fishy.” Unfortunately, Fang, the mostly-evil vampire kitten, has a different idea. She’s looking forward to a BIG FAT ZOMBIE GOLDFISH snack!
Will Sami and Frankie be able to stop Fang’s evil plan? Come find out in this fin-tastic picture book addition to the New York Times-Bestselling series.