When the Stone family take an Easter holiday in Romania Judy and Paul are very bored - that is until they meet a tiny vampire under a stone near Count Dracula's castle. Not only is the vampire very tiny, he is also a vegetarian with dreams of starring in horror films... Vlad persuades Judy and Paul to smuggle him back to London but the children decide to keep him a secret in case the vampire gets put in a museum or the zoo. Still a vampire left on his own all day can get terribly bored and find all kinds of mischief to pass the time. A very funny book that has stood the test of time and an entertaining look at the problems facing an outsider.
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Ann Jungman has been writing for children for many years. She is best known for her Vlad the Drac series but her There's a Troll !.. books for Puffin are growing in number and reputation. Ann is particularly good and capturing the imagination of younger readers. Ann visits many schools and libraries to talk about writing for children and is well-known to teaMore about Ann Jungman