Book List:127 titles
  • Any troll worth their farts knows that a proper troll should: 1. Avoid thinking or feeling! (Feelings? Blech!) 2. Love burping and farting! (But who doesn’t?) 3. And, most important, despise humans! But Ned is not just any troll. Even tho...



  • Introducing the second book in the The Enchanted Files! Told in diary entries and more, it's a new magical, modern-day comedy series by the master of funny fantasy and bestselling author of My Teacher is an Alien: Bruce Coville! Meet Gerald. ...


  • Introducing The Enchanted Files -- a new magical, modern-day comedy series by the master of funny fantasy and bestselling author of My Teacher is an Alien: Bruce Coville! In the first hilarious Enchanted Files, Angus is a brownie. No, not the kin...


  • This highly successful series of Shakespeare adaptations comes to audio in a remarkable production that combines clear, accessible storytelling with the Bard's gorgeous language. A huge cast of skilled readers brings the beauty, humor, and drama of t...


  • The stone toad is back! From the author of the upcoming Diary of a Mad Brownie, this follow-up to the bestselling Goblins in the Castle blends laugh-out-loud humor with fantasy and edge-of-your-seat adventure. In the year since William and Fauna f...


  • No doubt about it, little brothers can be monsters. When sixth grader Jake Doolittle finds a baby on the doorstep and his mother decides to keep it, those words are more than just an expression. Instead, they perfectly describe the way his new little...


  • What happens when a perfectly proper princess becomes fascinated by a fairly stinky goblin? Well, among other things, a trip to Nilbog, the underground world of the goblins. Not to mention advice from an ancient gobliness, a ride on a very large frog...


  • Tommy's grandmother is old, near death. Jobless, the young man has come home to tend her through her last days. As the layers of her memory peel away and the days of her youth become increasingly vivid to her, she tells him a strange and enticing sto...






  • When an angel gives a boy a box, and asks him to care for it, the results ripple through a lifetime. This tender and profound story is one of author Bruce Coville's personal favorites among all his work....



  • When his father dies, Jamie is sent to live with his uncle, a dark, forbidding man who has possession of an alicorn - a unicorn's horn. Jamie becomes obsessed with the horn, and discovers that his uncle has another secret, a much darker one. Solving ...




  • A young man seeks to understand the strange connection he feels to the wolves that live hear his village. Originally published in the anthology WEREWOLVES, edited by Jane Yolen. Republished in Bruce Coville's solo collection, ODDLY ENOUGH....


  • Seven kings ruled the continent of Losfar, and each one hated the others. War was constant, yet, as always, some resisted. When the young pacifist Brion is unjustly executed, he is so infuriated he returns from the dead with a plan that will...



  • In the center if Luster stands an enormous tree called the Axis Mundi, the Heart of the World. But now that tree is wounded, pierced through by magic. And through that wound marches an army of Hunters, led by the sinister and vengeful Beloved. And th...


  • Edward and Moongobble are on a quest. They're out to break the curse of the Oggledy Nork because Moongobble is convinced every curse can be broken. But when it comes to magic, things are never that easy. The Oggledy Nork may appear to be a lumberin...


  • Fans of Bruce Coville's wonderfully weird storytelling will be thrilled to know that the expert of odd is back with a new collection of nine curious and thought-provoking tales. From stories about a girl who learns the horrifying secrets about what's...


  • This is a tale of two quests: Cara Diana Hunter's search for an ancient story that may unravel the secret of the long enmity between the unicorns and the delvers, and her father's journey to free Cara's mother from the Rainbow Prison. Cara's journey ...


  • BRING BACK ROD'S BODY! Rod Allbright has found his father -- but lost his own body! It's been stolen by BKR, the most fiendish villain in the galaxy, which leaves Rod sharing the body of a one-eyed, blue alien named Seymour. Alas, when it comes ti...



  • The story of Hans Brinker is a true classic, but few still read the novel, which was written in the 1860s. Now Bruce Coville and Laurel Long are reintroducing the charming tale in this glorious picture book version. Laurel Long’s paintings are brea...


  • This captivating retelling of one of William Shakespeare's last plays follows King Leontes, who, after wrongly accusing his wife of infidelity, sets in motion a terrible chain of events that unexpectedly results in redemption, friendship, and true lo...


  • SOMEWHERE SNOUT IS WAITING. Rod Allbright and his alien friends face the biggest mystery of their lives: Where in the wide, wide galaxy is their missing friend Snout, the Master of the Mental Arts? Their death-defying search for their friend le...


  • Sometimes when you get what you want, it's not as good as you thought it would be. Ever since Edward's good friend Moongobble became a full magician, life has been rather boring. No more adventures. But then Snelly comes bursting into their live...


  • Moongobble has successfully completed two of his three Mighty Tasks: He's collected the Golden Acorns of Alcoona and bottled the tears of the Weeping Werewolf. There's only one more Mighty Task to go, then Moongobble will become a member of the Socie...


  • In The Dragon of Doom, Moongobble successfully completed his first mighty task -- collecting the Golden Acorns of Alcoona. So now it's time for him to complete the second one. he must bring back a bottle containing the tears of the Weeping Werewolf! ...






  • What could possibly make Thor--the massive and mighty god of thunder and protector of all his people--put on a bridal gown? It all begins when the source of Thor's power, his beloved hammer, is stolen. The plan to get it back requires that he dress i...


  • Kidnapped in Space? Peter Thompson has had some pretty weird teachers in his time. By the time he discovers that his newest teacher glows in the dark, he's flying away from Earth in a spaceship full of aliens, and there's no one he can call. How d...


  • Edward is bored with life in the little town of Pigbone. Then Moongobble the Magician and his faithful toad, Urk, move into the cottage on the hill. Soon Edward has a job helping Moongobble. And Moongobble needs a lot of help because it turns out, h...


  • Filled with the most popular legends about the mythical unicorn and including original poems and stories, this collection brings together the singular talents of Bruce Coville, Madeleine L'Engle, Jane Yolen, C. S. Lewis, Myra Cohn Livingston, and man...


  • A remarkable collection of fantasy tales by amazing authors including Bruce Coville, Tamora Pierce, Jane Yolen, and Gregory Maguire.A girl is born with the fire of dragon blood in her veins and another longs for the feel of water against her skin. A ...


  • Enhanced with brilliant illustrations, an adaptation of the classic Shakespearian play, with important lines incorporated from the play, provides readers with the tragic tale of the Prince of Denmark....


  • CHAINS OF LOVE Juliet reached behind her neck to unfasten the chain. She couldn't locate the clasp. Exasperated, she went to the mirror and pulled the chain around, planning to unfasten it from the front. A cold chill rippled over her shou...


  • How do you mix together... Werewolves, vampires, mad scientists, wizards, aliens, ghosts, ancient curses, giant frogs, evil clones, fallen angels, zombie warriors... and two clever kids in whose hands rests the fate of the Earth? Just add water. ...


  • One night two young couples run into an enchanted forest in an attempt to escape their problems. But these four humans do not realize that the forest is filled with fairies and hobgoblins who love making mischief. When Oberon, the Fairy King, and his...



  • The return of a classic "shared world" fantasy series created by Philip Jose Farmer, award-winning author of the Riverworld saga! Plunging into a vast prison that spans a planet, Clive Foliott faces a fantastic world of dwarves, cyborgs, and alien...



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    Mr Elives' Magic Shop seems to appear from nowhere - and disappears again just as fast! Never in the same place twice, it sells only the most exclusive wares...A talking toad, anyone? A dragon's egg? There's plenty to choose from...When Charlie stumb...


  • An anthology of eight humorous stories celebrating the slimy frog includes original tales by such authors as Robert J. Harris, Brian Jacques, Bruce Coville, Janet Taylor Lisle, and Jane Yolen. Reprint....


  • One summer morning, a flock of butterflies alights on John Farrington's house and changes his life forever. Surrounding John in his yard, the monarchs ask for his help. They have lost their way. The green places are gone--the meadows have become mini...


  • Is this the end of the Alien Mission? All things must come to an end -- even sixth grade. But not all things end happily, and it looks as if Pleskit Meenom's year as a sixth grade alien is about to end in catastrophe as Earth is swept by rumors that...


  • HANG ON TO YOUR BOXERS! When Tim comes home and finds a two-foot-high orange alien named Beebo Frimbat sitting on his desk, he knows he's in for a hard time. After all, Beebo is a dedicated mischief maker who thinks trouble is the spice of life. But...


  • When the hamsters in Ms. Weintraub's room start acting a little strange, everyone thinks the problem must be the alien vitamins that Pleskit has been feeding them. But even after Pleskit stops the vitamin treatments, the hamsters continue to get big...


  • Two Feet of Trouble! Pleskit has always said that he's not necessarily the first alien kid to go to school on Earth. He's just the only one who's doing it openly. Tim discovers the truth of those words when he meets a two-foot-tall alien, Beebo, wh...


  • Tim Tomkins has always wanted to visit outer space -- but he didn't plan to go as the captive of a mysterious alien! But that's just what Tim, Pleskit, Maktel, and Linnsy have become -- captives in an interstellar struggle for control of the galaxy....






  • A DANGEROUS MISSION. Cara must return to Earth to save her grandmother, the Wanderer. But to do so, Cara must first travel through the wilderness of Luster, land of the unicorns, and to the back of the dragon Ebillan's cave. Only there will she find...


  • Maktel Geebrit, Pleskit's pen pal from back home on Hevi-Hevi, is finally going to visit him on Earth. Pleskit is excited, but a little nervous, too. How will Maktel get along with Pleskit's new friend, Tim? And just how does a kid cope with having ...



  • ENDANGERED SPECIES When Percy the Mad Poet assigns Ms. Weintraub's class to write poems about their pets, Pleskit decides he should bring his Veeblax to school. Not a good idea! When the little shapeshifter frightens one of Pleskit's classmates, sh...


  • MY BEST FRIEND IS A ZOMBIE It's science fair time again, and Tim Tompkins is in trouble. It's only two days until the big event, and he hasn't finished his project. In fact, he hasn't even started it. Given Tim's past history, this is no big surp...


  • A master writer of science fiction has collected an anthology of short stories about faroff and fantastic worlds by such noted fantasy writers as Arthur C. Clarke, Alethea Eason, and Jane Yolen. Original....



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    Tim Tomkins has always wanted to visit outer space -- but he didn't plan to go as the captive of a mysterious alien! But that's just what Tim, Pleskit, Maktel, and Linnsy have become -- captives in an interstellar struggle for control of the galaxy....


  • IT'S A STICKY SITUATION! Pleskit's quest to sample all things earthling -- especially earthling foods -- inevitably leads him to...peanut butter. He adores it. There's only one problem: He has an allergic reaction to the stuff that ends up making hi...


  • CALLING LOST AND FOUND -- HAVE YOU SEEN MY BRAIN? Some kids lose their homework. Some kids lose their math book, or their sneakers, or their lunch. Pleskit Meenom, first alien kid to go to school on Earth, has a bigger problem: He's lost his grandf...


  • Joining Bruce Coville's earlier prose adaptations of Shakespeare's plays is this picture book treatment of the Bard's most popular work ever. The tender story of the young star-crossed lovers from warring families, Romeo and Juliet has moved audience...




  • Tiny teacher -- BIG Trouble! All Pleskit Meenom wants to do is fit in on his new planet. But even a trip to the mall to get some Earth-style clothing isn't enough to stop Jordan Lynch's teasing. Finally Pleskit and his best friend Tim decide to te...


  • HE CAME FROM THE STARS-AND SIXTH GRADE WILL NEVER BE THE SAME! The aliens have finally made contact! But when the first ambassador from another planet arrives, he insists that his son, Pleskit Meenom, be treated like any other citizen on Earth. ...



  • Beloved for his hilarious and unexpectedly moving novels, Bruce Coville is also a master of the short story. In this follow-up to Oddly Enough, he again presents a collection of unusual breadth and emotional depth. A ghost who died under uproarious c...


  • Susan, Peter, and Duncan return in an adventure that invites readers to help the trio conduct their alien investigations through Mad Lib-style activities that include crosswords, secret messages, word searches, alien trivia, and more. Original....


  • When Macbeth encounters the witches upon a misty heath, he is intrigued by their predictions of royalty and fame. Urged on by his ambitious wife and his own greed, Macbeth is determined to become King of Scotland. But a rebellion is brewing....


  • HOLD ON TO YOUR SKULL! When Charlie Eggleston stumbles into Mr. Elive's mysterious magic shop, he's just looking for a phone so he can call his parents. What he finds is a wise-cracking skull that leads him into the adventure of a lifetime. Along th...


  • Accidentally traveling back in time to Splat, Blork and his friends run into a prehistoric poodnoodie and must learn how to survive in a world filled with ravenous monsters and the most mysterious creature they have ever faced. Simultaneous....


  • A collection of spooky short fiction includes the stories of a pair of special dancing shoes that save the day, a boy and his dad who become custodians of a unicorn, and a family that tampers with powers it does not understand. Original....


  • An entertaining new anthology of chilling tales includes Coville's "The Coldest Touch," as well as other creepy stories by Neal Shusterman, Michael Markiewicz, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, and other noted authors....


  • A collection of spooky tales includes "Homework Horror," in which a kid fears the number 5; "Gone to Pieces," in which a boy falls apart after his parents' divorce; and "Snow," about some kids who wish it would snow forever. Original....


  • In a collection of hair-raising tales guaranteed to haunt the imagination, a boy's ghost takes ever the body of a professional ball player, a monster-hunting librarian does some ghostbusting, and a sloppy boy is haunted by a ghost pig. Original....


  • LOOK OUT, PLANET EARTH! If you like that spine-tingling, creepy-crawly feeling you get when someone says alien, you've found the perfect book! Bruce Coville, best-selling author of the My Teacher Is an Alien series, has traveled to planets you've nev...



  • Given one last chance by her skeptical boss when her spells continue to backfire, haphazard fairy godmother Maybelle Clodnowski seeks to reform the obnoxious Susan, a situation that is complicated by a secret enemy. Original....



  • A collection of spellbinding tales introduces readers to many unusual places where magic can be found and includes "Wizard's Boy" by Bruce Coville, as well as works by such authors as Janni Lee Simner, Lawrence Watt-Evans, and Nancy Springer. ...


  • Playing Spirits and Spells, a new haunted house game, Travis, Tansy, and their friends find themselves trapped in the creaky old Gulbrandsen house, where they fight for their lives between the attic and basement. Reprint....


  • in Bruce Coville's Book of Monsters II

    An ultimate scary tale collection for readers with monsters on the brain celebrates the creepy beasties of the forest, swamp, school bus, and vending machines, and highlights creatures that may even turn out to be a best friend. Original....



  • Finding himself and his crew on the silliest planet in the universe after a mischievous mad scientist fiddles with the spaceship wiring, Captain Blork is challenged to discover the planet's strange secret. Original....


  • in Bruce Coville's Book of Nightmares

    It’s just a dream ... or is it? Have you ever had a terrifying dream? Woken up in a cold sweat wondering if that horrible thing really happened? Well, get ready to sweat some more -- this book will take you through thirteen spine-chilling and un...




  • KIDNAPPED TO DIMENSION X! When Rod Allbright's cousin Elspeth arrived for a visit the day after school let out for the summer, Rod thought his vacation was ruined. But after they were kidnapped to Dimension X by a monster named Smorkus Flinders, Rod...



  • Eight!...Nine!...Ten! As each bell chime sounds, Cara pushes herself faster up the steep bell tower steps that lead to the roof. Eleven! She must be on the roof when the next bell tolls. As she races up the stairs, Cara can't believe everything that...


  • When sixth grader Nina Tanleven starts working at an antiques shop, she never expects to stumble onto a mystery -- or into danger. But that's exactly what happens when she and her best friend, Chris, go to pick up an antique wardrobe at old Miss Wats...


  • The fantastic monsters, spirits, and magic in the ever-popular play about love, justice, and revenge are introduced to young readers in a dramatic retelling of one of Shakespeare's most famous plays. By the author of The Unicorn Treasury. ...


  • WHAT IS SQUAT’S EVIL PLAN? When Blork is declared a hero and invited to the Galactic Celebration, his old enemy, Squat, decides it is time to take revenge. With the help of his personal mad scientist, Squat hatches a plan to humiliate Blork in fro...


  • When Grizelda decides to seek revenge on King Mildred by creating the largest, fiercest dragon in the kingdom, an unlikely trio of argumentative heroes--an elderly squire, a young page boy, and a headstrong, tomboy princess--set out to destroy it. Si...


  • LOOK OUT, PLANET EARTH! If you like that spine-tingling, creepy-crawly feeling you get when someone says alien, you've found the perfect book! Bruce Coville, best-selling author of the My Teacher Is an Alien series, has traveled to planets you've ...


  • IT'S THE WEIRDEST ALIEN INVASION EVER! "I cannot tell a lie," says Rod Allbright. And it's the truth. Ask him a question, and he's bound to give you an honest answer. Which is why when his teacher asks what happened to last night's math assignment, ...



  • in Bruce Coville's Book of Monsters

    COME BACK TO US… WE’VE BEEN WAITING FOR YOU… Just couldn’t get enough, could you? We knew you’d be crawling back for more of the scariest, funniest, most thrilling monster tales you’ll ever read! If you loved the creepy fun of Bruce Co...



  • DOUBLE TROUBLE ON THE PLANET SPLAT! Blork has reformed. No longer is he the biggest brat on Splat. But some people, such as Appus Meko, don't like that. Some people thought life was more fun when they could make Blork explode whenever they felt a li...


  • ALIEN INVASION OF EARTH! Peter Thompson, a typical seventh-grader, finds himself touring the planet with his friends Susan Simmons and Duncan Dougal, and three aliens in disguise! Their mission? To file the final report that will determine Earth's ...


  • What moans at midnight in Toad-in-a-Cage Castle? Toad-in-a-Cage Castle was filled with secrets--secrets such as the hidden passages that led to every room, the long stairway that wound down to the dungeon, and the weird creature named Igor who liv...


  • THE BIGGEST BRAT ON THE PLANET SPLAT! It wasn't really Blork's fault he was a brat. It was the piece of eggshell that got stuck behind his ear the day he was hatched. It made him cry. But baby Splatoons aren't supposed to cry. So Blork got a brat la...


  • MEET BUFO -- A TOAD WITH A PAST Jennifer Murdley had no idea what she was getting into the day she bought the big toad from the strange man who ran Elives's Magic Shop. The thing didn't even start talking to her until she had it out of the store. An...


  • BRAINS ARE SIZZLING IN THE SEVENTH GRADE The first day of seventh grade was probably the worst day of Duncan Dougal's life. He knows that things are really bad when he finds an alien's hand in a dumpster and then gets plugged into an alien brain fr...


  • If Howard Morton and Freddie the Frog Killer were trying to hold you down so that Mary Lou Hutton could kiss you, you might run as fast as Jeremy Thatcher did the day he stumbled into Mr. Elives' Magic Shop. And if you stumbled into that strange sho...


  • SIXTH GRADE IS JUST ... OUT OF THIS WORLD Susan Simmons can tell that her new substitute teacher is really weird. But she doesn't know how weird until she catches him peeling off his face -- and she realizes that "Mr. Smith" is really an alien! A...


  • TALK ABOUT TALL TALES! Last summer at Camp Haunted Hills, Stuart was kidnapped by a bigfoot, chased by a mummy, and stalked by werewolves. So why should this summer be any different? Stuart's wildest imaginings can't match what happens this time...



  • DON'T THESE MONSTERS KNOW A JOKE WHEN THEY SEE IT? When Mike and Kevver announced their MONSTER OF THE YEAR contest, it was just a funny way to liven up a dull summer. Of course, not everyone starts a joke with a 12-foot high billboard. But not ev...


  • Neville Folliot, a 19th century explorer, goes missing and his brother Clive sets out to find him. He stumbles across "The Dungeon", a place of strange atmospheric conditions, beings from distant galaxies and hidden pockets of time....


  • In the second book of the Nina Tanleven Mysteries, Nina, the world's number-one sixth-grade ghost buster, embarks on a treasure hunt with help from the ghost of a Civil War soldier Not too long ago, Nina Tanleven would never have thought that her...





  • A young scientist discovers a zero-gravity homicide onboard a space station Rusty McPhee was born on Earth, but he hasn't been on solid ground for so long that he hardly remembers what it's like. He was raised on the space station known as ICE-3, ...


  • THE STAGE IS SET . . . FOR A GHOSTLY SCENE! For sixth grader Nina Tanleven, trying out for a part in the play is pretty scary. But nothing can compare to seeing a ghost, a woman in white, sitting in the audience! Nina senses that she has nothing to ...



  • Pursuing the two dangerous spies out to sabotage their parents' top-secret artificial intelligence project, the six members of the A.I. Gang find themselves imprisoned in a robot rocket bound for outer space...



  • The mysterious death of Marilyn's glamorous enigmatic aunt, seemingly linked to an ancient Egyptian amulet, leads Marilyn into a terrifying confrontation with the demonic forces that killed her relative....





  • MONSTROUS MAGIC It all starts when Russell Crannaker buys a "monster's ring" from weird old Mr. Elives. Russell is sure the ring is just a silly magic trick -- but he follows the instructions anyway, and slips it on his finger. Then he whispers the ...


  • Although Sarah tries to keep her friendship with Oakhorn a secret, her wicked-witch aunt finds out and is determined to rob the unicorn of his magic. ‘Welcomes beginning readers to the world of fantasy in a story which is simple and direct, yet wov...