Friday, April 6, 2012

Author Mad Libs: Sarvenaz Tash

Today's Author Mad Libs guest is Sarvenaz Tash, author of the upcoming THE MAPMAKER AND THE GHOST which hits the shelves April 24th. (My kids can't wait to read this one!) I sent Sarvenaz a parts of speech list. She sent back words. This is the result.

Goldenrod Moram loves nothing better than a good _mapmaker_. Intrepid, _stinky_, and full of a well-honed sense of _snowflake_, she decides to start her own exploring team fashioned after her _Doritos_, the explorers Lewis and Clark, and to map the _El Nino_ right behind her home. This task is complicated, however, by a series of _smarmy_ events—a chance encounter with a mysterious old _Great and Powerful Oz_ has her _canoodling_ for a legendary blue rose. Another encounter lands her in the middle of a _hairy_ gang of brilliant _zippers_. And when she stumbles upon none other than the ghost of Meriwether Lewis himself, Goldenrod knows this will be anything but an ordinary _forest_ . . . or an ordinary quest. Debut author Sarvenaz Tash combines an edge-of-your-seat _fig leaves_, a uniquely clever voice, and an unforgettable cast of _elephant tusks_ to prove that sometimes the best adventures of all are waiting right in your own _strand of DNA_.

Thank you, Sarvenaz, for playing along! To learn more about Sarvenaz, visit her site. To purchase your copy of THE MAPMAKER AND THE GHOST, go to Indie Bound, Barnes & Noble, Books a Million, or Amazon.


  1. Coolness! I haven't heard of this book, and it sounds great! Thanks.

  2. Haha, how fun! I laughed at "full of a well-honed sense of snowflake" and "exploring team fashioned after her Doritos."

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