Book List:91 titles

  • Collected for the first time, four funny and imaginative tales for kids by an acclaimed storyteller include Looking for Bobowicz (A Hoboken Chicken Story), The Magic Moscow, Attila the Pun, and Jolly Roger, A Dog of Hoboken....


  • From the inimitable Daniel Pinkwater comes a funny and disarmingly sweet tale of two forest friends musing on the nature of a good pet. The bear and the bunny are friends who like to wander in the woods, look for things to eat, sing songs, and tal...


  • In a wonderfully loopy third episode, Nick and Maxine are surprised to meet Captain Noodlekugel, back from the sea with a somewhat untrainable bear. When their father decides to compete to be speed-knitting champion of the world, Nick and Maxine a...


  • Yetta, beautiful Yetta, manages to escape from the butcher's shop. But now she is lost in Brooklyn―a strange place filled with rude rats and dangerous buses! !?????? geVAHLT! Oh, dear! But then, brave Yetta saves a small green bird from...


  • Four farsighted mice get glasses -- and a talking cat solves a family mystery -- as the charmingly eccentric Mrs. Noodlekugel returns. When Mrs. Noodlekugel’s four mice make a terrible mess with cookie crumbs at tea, she decides to take them...


  • Is Bushman the gorilla alive? According to the papers, he died a long time ago. Why is he so important to the high school senior and aspiring Great Artist Harold Knishke? It’s a hot summer in 1960s Chicago, and people are on the streets late at nig...


  • Could the bear have a secret friend? Who is leaving him surprises? The ever-lovable Daniel Pinkwater spins a funny and sweetly offbeat story. One morning, the bear finds something just outside his cave. It is orange and long and pointy and has bus...


  • With signature wit and whimsy, the inimitable Daniel Pinkwater introduces an eccentric, endearing babysitter every child will wish they could have. Nick and Maxine live in a tall building with one apartment on top of another. So when they look out...






  • Jacob is the boy. Max is the dog. Until they decide to change places. Now Jacob gets to eat kibble, chase squirrels, and snooze, just like a real dog. Max brushes his teeth, goes to school, and plays video games, just like a real boy. The...


  • Yetta, beautiful Yetta, manages to escape from the butcher's shop. But now she is lost in Brooklyn--a strange place filled with rude rats and dangerous buses geVAHLT Oh, dear But then, brave Yetta saves a small green bird from a sneaky ca...


  • Big Audrey is a girl . . .with cat's whiskers . . .and sort of cat's eyes. But is there another catwhiskered, sort of cat-eyed girl? The hilarious story that began withThe Neddiadand continued in TheYggysseycomes to its wacky conclusion -- sort ...


  • Once upon a blue moose, there was a little restaurant at the edge of the big woods. Mr. Breton was happy running the restaurant. He liked to cook, but he didn’t like it much when winter came and the north wind blew and froze everything solid. Then ...


  • A sequel to critically acclaimed THE NEDDIAD told from the point of view of Ned's friend, Iggy La Brea Woman is missing. Valentino, too. The ghosts of Los Angeles are disappearing right and left! Iggy Birnbaum is determined to get to the bottom of ...


  • Larry the polar bear loves living at the Hotel Larry. He gets to spend time with his friends, and he has a great job as a lifeguard (although very few guests use the pool!). On his days off, Larry puts on his human disguise and goes out for blueberry...


  • A bear wants to paint a picture, and so he does; however, two fine, proper gentlemen don’t think that it is a very fine picture at all. But just because they don’t see what the bear sees doesn’t make it a bad picture, right? Daniel Pinkwater tu...


  • SOMETHING'S FOWL IN HOBOKEN. When Arthur Bobowicz is sent out to bring home the family's Thanksgiving turkey, he returns instead with Henrietta -- a 266 pound chicken with a mind of her own. Feathers fly when this colossal clucker descends upon Hobo...


  • Larry is a polar bear with style. He likes blueberry muffins, enjoys dancing ballet, and takes pride in his job as a lifeguard. He lives with the Frobisher family in the hotel that they named after him. One day, Larry invites his bear friends from th...


  • It is the first day of school. The first day of third grade. Between Mrs. Mousetrap's miserable spelling tests and the arm-twisting antics of smelly, candy-sucking Richard Newton, it's already looking ugly. Then comes recess—and Ramon: The World...


  • The old powers try to come back, and the planet is plunged into chaos, and civilization is destroyed, and it gets all violent and evil... the old legends tell that a hero... with the sacred turtle, always ... Los Angeles, California. Neddie Wentworth...


  • Irving and Muktuk are cheating each other at cards when their polar bear friend Larry drops by for a visit. The bears eat cake topped with little fishes that Larry has brought, play a spirited game of volleyball, and afterward chat pleasantly until L...


  • When a shipment of imported Italian muffins goes missing, Irving and Muktuk become the key suspects. Everyone knows their weakness for muffins and immediately think they are responsible!Irving and Muktuk realize that in order to clear their smirched ...


  • The Pinkwaters' lovable bear, Larry, is back! He still likes blueberry muffins. He still works as a lifeguard at the Hotel Larry in New Jersey. He still lives with the Frobisher family. And his brother, Roy, still works at the zoo. In this latest sto...


  • The Education of Robert Nifkin is the education of a beatnik. Set in 1950s Chicago and conveyed in the form of a college essay, Robert Nifkin details his journey from a mind-numbing high school that smells to the curriculum-free carnival of a private...


  • They were on their own -- three kids and one giant chicken. Stuck in Hoboken for the summer, Nick Itch, Loretta Fischetti, and Bruno Ugg are really, really bored. After whiling away their time spitting in the Hudson River and trying to teach Henriett...


  • Irving and Muktuk are polar bears in the Bayonne, New Jersey, zoo. They wish they had privileges like their polar bear friend Roy, who goes home every night at six o’clock. But they are known as bad bears. The Zoo Director thinks Irving and Muktuk ...


  • When Nick moved from the leafy suburbs to muggy, urban Hoboken and his bike was stolen, he wasn't pleased.Then he founda place where he could listen to pirate radio friends with a stack of Classics Comicsnewspaper reports about a kid named Arthur Bob...


  • Irving and Muktuk have arrived from Yellowtooth in the frozen North to their new home in the Bayonne, New Jersey, Zoo. There they meet another polar bear, Roy, who tells them about his life outside the zoo. Roy goes home every night at six when the z...


  • Hide your blueberry muffins!Meet Larry. He’s an average polar bear from the Arctic who just happens to take a snooze on an ice floe. When he wakes up, he is in Bayonne, New Jersey. Stranded at the shore, Larry gets a job as a lifeguard and uses his...






  • When two devious polar bears make yet another attempt at stealing the muffins and ruining the New Year's Blueberry Muffin Festival, Yellowtooth's Officer Bunny must stay on top of the situation in order to put a stop to their plans. Reprint....


  • A classic horror movie on TV inspires Morty and Ray to paint a picture of themselves for all the wrong reasons. You may be tempted to cry out, "Stop!" But the boys are having too much fun to listen.Bubbling with questions of pickle juice and Art, Dan...


  • Now that Mush -- the talking, cooking, educated dog from space -- is part of the Mangiaro household, Kelly wants to know more about the planet Growf-Woof-Woof, and how her dog came to Earth. When the two of them go on a picnic, (which Kelly prepares ...


  • Big Bob and Big Gloria are back in this totally a-peel-ing easy-to-read story!Mr. Salami, formerly a cowboy, announces to his second-grade class that they will be cutting out pumpkins to decorate the classroom for Halloween. Big Gloria objects, decla...


  • In a humorous retelling of a classic movie, Daniel Pinkwater presents CONE KONG, the story of an ice-cream cone of spectacular size.Captain Charles Handsome has captured an ice-cream cone of unusual size to display in the Big City. But Cone Kong esca...


  • LASSIE, GO HOME -- MUSH IS HERE! Now that Kelly Mangiaro's family has moved out of their apartment into a house, she figures her parents will finally let her get a dog. Instead, her mother gets a job, and Kelly gets a baby-sitter. Then Kelly comes ...


  • In this sequal to Fat Camp Commandos, the fat-camp dropouts are back--ready to raise a ruckus at a western dude ranch!It's not enough that Ralph and Sylvia Nebula along with their dear friends, Celtic and Mavis Goldfarb have absconded from fat camp. ...


  • Would you buy a used time machine from this man? Mr. Talbot has taken the Werewolf Club to London! Unfortunately, they made the trip in Uncle H. G. Talbot's unreliable time-and-space machine, and they've arrived in 1890 London -- where it might be...



  • What's small and round and smells like knackwurst, and is very, very scary? The Werewolf Club is about to find out! After a stop at the Local Yokel Diner to eat jitterbugs (you don't want to know), the young werewolves are off to Basketball Hall, ...


  • Just when you thought it was safe... Here comes Dorkula. Who is he and what does he want? Is this the vampire of ancient legend and bad late-night movies? Being in the Werewolf Club has never been so much fun! Just ask Ralf Alfa, Billy Furball,...


  • Mountainburg. Home of fortune-telling chickens, the infamous Tator Family, and Camp Noo Yoo. Yes, Camp Noo Yoo, where frantic parents send their pudgy little darlings in hopes that a diet of shredded carrots with raisins will turn them into pre-adole...


  • Where is one place you don't want to go alone? Remember Werewolf Club members Ralf Alfa, Billy Furball, Lucy Fang, and Norman Gnormal? Well, they are back. Now they wreak havoc on a local restaurant they call "The Lunchroom of Doom." Tomato cat...


  • What's salty and cures werewolves? There's only one way to cure a werewolf and that's to eat Alexander the Great's Magic Pretzel. You knew that, right? So, that's what Norman and his werewolf friends at the Watson Elementary School try to find, wi...


  • When Big Bob, Big Gloria, Tina Tiny, and Billy Thimble come up with the best Valentine's Day project for class, they receive a visit from the Magic Valentine's Day Potato as their sweet reward. Original....





  • On a rainy morning, Mr. and Mrs. Submarine invite a cat, dog, coyote, wildebeest, Ludwig van Beethoven, the United States Marine Band, and others into their home to share their breakfast of tea and corn muffins....









  • Seymour loves to read, especially about magical things. One of his favorite books is about a boy who meets a magic visitor. More than anything, Seymour wishes that something magical could happen to him. Then one night magic does happen. Though a s...


  • Steve hadn't liked it when his mom had started changing everything at home. She had gotten rid of his table and chair, and hadn't even asked him if he wanted his bathroom stool. But the new spaceship wallpaper in Steve's room was...well, fantastic. W...


  • Conjuring up the zany ghost of Attila the Pun, Steve Nickelson and Norman Bleistift are soon overwhelmed by his endless supply of groan-inducing riddles and enlist the help of mystic seer Lamon Penumbra. Reprint....


  • In a heaven reserved for the obese, Milton Green, a second-rate editor who died under mysterious circumstances, ponders his life, his romance with an equally obese woman, and the conditions of his demise...


  • Ned Feldman joins Lumpy Lugo, a.k.a. Captain Bugbeard the Pirate, on a fun-filled, action-packed journey into outer space aboard a kitchen-sink spaceship and through a perilous encounter with dangerous space chickens....






  • Chris Kevin-Keith fixes up the old boarded-up streetcar on West Cheddar Street as a restaurant, but soon the Jolly Trolley Restaurant is plagued by a mysterious, scary phantom. By the author of Doodle Flute. ...





  • A non-conforming group of high school boys decides to transform themselves into an artistic phenomenon, the Wild DaDa Ducks, but they find it difficult to get the recognition they desire, since no one understands what they're doing...



  • Melvin Spellbound's humdrum life suddenly becomes extraordinary when 111-year-old Borgel arrives and takes him and the talking dog, Fafner, on a rollicking trip through Time, Space, and The Other in search of The Great Popsicle, Anthropoid Bloboforms...

















  • Upon descending on Hoboken's most exclusive restaurant, The Magic Moscow, and tasting chef Steve Nickleson's culinary masterpiece, the sugar vampires instantly decide Steve must be Earth's contestant in an intergalactic cooking contest. So they kidna...





  • While visiting Rochester, New York, young Eugene meets the strange Professor Ambrose McFwain and goes out with him in his boat to search for a mysterious sea monster that has been sighted on Lake Ontario....


  • Leonard Neeble, a short and portly kid with glasses, is an outcast at Bat Masterson Junior High, but then Mendelsohn turns up and introduces him to the Klugarsh Mind Control Course, hyperstellar archaeology, the Bermuda Triangle Chili-Parlor, and a n...




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    SLITHERING LIZARDS! When his parents go away for two weeks, Victor goes on his own vacation -- right at home. Now he can order pizza with anchovies! And stay up as late as he wants and watch his favorite television show! After the late, late show...