Book Birthday Bash: Bone Hollow

Book Birthday Bash


Bone Hollow by Kim VentrellaHappy Book Birthday to BONE HOLLOW!

In this middle-grade novel, death is only the beginning…

In retrospect, it was foolish to save that chicken. On the roof. In the middle of a thunder storm. But what choice did Gabe have? If he hadn’t tried to rescue Ms. Cleo’s precious pet, she would’ve kicked him out. And while Ms. Cleo isn’t a perfect guardian, her house is the only home Gabe knows.

After falling off the roof, Gabe wakes up in a room full of tearful neighbors. To his confusion, none of them seem to hear Gabe speak. It’s almost as if they think he’s dead. But Gabe’s not dead. He feels fine! So why do they insist on holding a funeral? And why does everyone scream in terror when Gabe shows up for his own candlelight vigil?

Scared and bewildered, Gabe flees with his dog, Ollie, the only creature who doesn’t tremble at the sight of him. When a mysterious girl named Wynne offers to let Gabe stay at her cozy house in a misty clearing, he gratefully accepts. Yet Wynne disappears from Bone Hollow for long stretches of time, and when a suspicious Gabe follows her, he makes a mind-blowing discovery. Wynne is Death and has been for over a century. Even more shocking . . . she’s convinced that Gabe is destined to replace her.

Skeleton Tree author Kim Ventrella returns with the wisest, funniest, and most profound middle grade adventure you’ll read in this lifetime…or the next.

We’re so happy you’re at our party for BONE HOLLOW. Join in the fun…


In a misty hollow nestled deep in the woods.


The tinkling of bone flutes.


Miss Cleo’s famous sweet and sour biscuits, plus a never-ending tray of treats and fancy tea.


Hide and seek in a mysterious, mist-laden forest.


Bone flutes and individualized quilts that change based on your mood. Oh, and signed bookmarks 🙂

BONE HOLLOW is written by Kim Ventrella and published by Scholastic. You can buy this book at the retailers below…

Kim Ventrella

Kim Ventrella

Kim Ventrella is the author of the middle-grade novels SKELETON TREE and BONE HOLLOW, as well as a contributor to the upcoming NEW SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK collection. She lives in Oklahoma City with her dog and co-writer, Hera. Connect with her on her website, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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Celebrating the release of BONE HOLLOW, Kim Ventrella is having a monster giveaway on Twitter! Click to go to her Twitter page for your chance to win a classroom set of 25 copies of SKELETON TREE plus 5 copies of BONE HOLLOW.

Bone Hollow Launch Giveaway


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