As the sun sets, the goats meet in the last rosy glow and Jayna says, "Tonight could be the night the chupacabra comes for dinner."
Bumsie says, "We have nothing prepared." Jayna answers, "He would eat US for dinner."
As the moon rises, the frightened group of goats decides to Man up and go find the chupacabra before he finds them. Jayna whips out a candelabra to light the way and they set forth.
Turns out chupacabra's third favorite thing to eat is a candelabra. Panic ensues.
This is a fun and funny story of goats who are facing up to the big bad chupacabra with all their might as the suspense of what the chupacabra's favorite food might be...goats?
Plenty of laughs and melodrama.
32 pages 978-0399174438 Ages 5-8
Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com
"With its hilarious dialogue, trio of bumbling goats, and fantastically zany villain, this unique, laugh-out-loud story based on a legendary monster is sure to crack up kids and grown-ups alike.
Like most goats, Jayna, Bumsie, and Pep’s greatest fear is being eaten for dinner by the legendary chupacabra—it’s common knowledge that goats are a chupacabra’s favorite food! One night, tired of living in fear, the impetuous goats whip out their trusty candelabra and head off to find the beast and scare it away before it can find them. Little do they know that candelabras are the chupacabra’s third-favorite food . . . and he isn’t about to stop there. This chupacabra has quite the appetite, and the goats are in for a big surprise!"--from the publisher