THE SCARY PLACES MAP BOOK, Seven Terrifying Tours

Illustrated by Erwin Madrid

SPMP coverNeed a vacation from normal? Let the creepy guides in THE SCARY PLACES MAP BOOK lead you on seven spine-tingling tours. Using maps, a compass rose, and detailed directions, you’ll wend your way through Transylvania, the Wicked Woods and Nightmare House, just to name a few. Be on the lookout for lost objects, booby traps, and DEAD ends. Bone voyage!



“Where are the scary books?” “I sure wish I had had B. G. Hennessy’s newest book THE SCARY PLACES MAP BOOK to suggest… As an introduction to map skills this book can’t be beat.”  Cathy Bonnell, Elementary School Librarian

“This book is a wonderful fusion of imagination, illustration, and interaction….Hennessy and Madrid have beautifully joined forces and created a masterpiece that expounds on a plethora of mythical and legendary tales into a neat interactive map lesson.”    Brad Veeder, Library Media Connections 

“As she got into the book itself, I could not stop her from reading it further as she did not want to put it down. I asked her what she liked the best and she said “the whole thing.”         Dad of Divas

“…this book is so SPECIAL I couldn’t wait to share my excitement with other eager book & map lovers!”             The Write Place

“Kids who love to mix the ghoulish with the humorous will pore over the atmospheric pictures time and again… I, personally, cannot wait to use this in my classroom… good for math, language arts, Greek mythology, reluctant readers, geography, map reading.”                         Kellee at Teach Mentor Texts

“I feel like I need a new category for reviews: Books that Are Keeping Henry Unbelievably Occupied. In that category I’d put… THE SCARY PLACES MAP BOOK… I’m sorry I can’t tell you more. I can’t wrench it out of his hands. If you have a kid who likes maps, magical places, scary things, finding hidden things in pictures, and bookish adventures, your kid will like this book.        world of julie/mom on the edge

“…an awesome pick for children who like spookiness, ghosts, and witches.” the mom buzz

“B. G. Hennessy’s THE SCARY PLACES MAP BOOK, Seven Terrifying Tours is one special trick or treat… guaranteed to bring goosebumps and giggles.”                              

wicked woods

Erwin Madrid’s fabulous map of THE WICKED WOODS