Book List in Order: 85 titles

  • In a follow-up to the beloved Brontorina, a young dinosaur finds unexpected support for his secret dream: to defy expectations and become a dancer.Tyrone has a dream. But it seems like everyone else has their own dream for Tyrone. Should he be a ...


  • The charming duo returns with a love letter to the library, good friends, the joy of learning, and self-reinvention.It’s Saturday, and Houndsley, Catina, and their friend Bert are looking forward to their weekly visit to the library. But when the t...


  • Does Catina like Houndsley’s larger-than-life cousin more than she likes him? The charming friends return in this relatable tale. When his cousin Wagster comes for a visit, Houndsley is excited. Wagster is all adventure and enthusiasm and razzle...


  • Follow two adorable friends all year long in this four-in-one collection of adventures featuring the sweet, endearing Houndsley and Catina. Funny, friendly, and just right for emerging readers, the world of Houndsley and Catina is the perfect plac...


  • It’s not easy to become friends with someone who is nothing like you -- but surprising things can happen when you give it a try. Despite the fact that they share a name, Big Bob and Little Bob are different. Big Bob likes trucks and throwing bal...


  • Skeezie Tookis navigates a pivotal summer of first crushes and tough choices in this conclusion to the bestselling and acclaimed quartet that began with The Misfits. Skeezie Tookis, also known as Elvis, isn’t looking forward to this summer in Pa...


  • When an otter falls in love with a fish, can he dare to follow his heart? A delicious ode to nonconformity from a stellar picture-book pair. The day Otter found love, he wasn’t looking for it. He was looking for dinner. But then he gazed into th...


  • The Gang of Five is back in this third story from Paintbrush Falls. Addie Carle, the only girl in the group of friends is outspoken, opinionated, and sometimes...just a bit obnoxious. But as seventh grade progresses, Addie's not so sure anymore ab...


  • From the sure-footed duo of James Howe and Randy Cecil comes a hugely endearing new character -- in a humorous, heart-warming tale about holding on to your dreams. Brontorina has a dream. She wants to dance. But Brontorina is rather large -- t...






  • Horace and Morris (but mostly Dolores) love cheese. To them, Swiss is bliss, Muenster is magnificent, and nothing’s better than cheddar. But everything changes when Dolores develops an allergy to her favorite food. Even worse, a food festival is co...


  • Now in paperback, this Candlewick Sparks title offers newly independent readers the chance to experience early fiction from one of today’s most talented author-and-illustrator teams.Houndsley loves to canoe. Catina loves to ride bikes. But when Hou...


  • "The realities of a winter storm lead the friends to use their imaginations. . . .Gentle, whimsical humor." — SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL (starred review) (Ages 5-7)The first snow of winter has fallen, and Houndsley is very happy, as he loves the quiet ...


  • "Everybody says you and Colin were kissing." "What? That's ridiculous!" "For heaven's sake, Joe, if you and Colin want to kiss, you have every right to." "We did not kiss," I told her. Addie shrugged. "Whatever." What was it ...


  • Houndsley is sad. Not because it’s raining or because there are holes in his sweater, but because he doesn’t know when his birthday is. And now Catina is sad, too. But friends are good at cheering each other up, and Houndsley and Catina are the b...


  • "This charming trio of chapters implicitly testifies to the adage that opposites attract." — PUBLISHERS WEEKLYCatina wants to be a famous writer. Houndsley is an excellent cook. Catina thinks Houndsley is a wonder. Houndsley thinks Catina is a very...



  • The first three titles in the Bunnicula series--Bunnicula, Howliday Inn, and The Celery Stalks at Midnight--about a vampire rabbit and the dog and cat who share his home are together in a handsome boxed set. Original....


  • "When I was new, my grandpa was very old." When Emily was two, her grandpa sang songs to her. When she was four, he read her stories. When Emily is five, her beloved grandfather dies. Her family decides to remember him in two ways: with a Christia...


  • Harold the dog thinks the Monroes' new pet rabbit is just a cute little bunny. But when the vegetables in the Monroes' kitchen start turning white, Chester the cat is worried. Could Bunnicula be a vampire bunny? Chester will stop at nothing to protec...


  • Dear possible reader of this book, What's faster than a speeding bullet and more powerful than a pound of Gorgonzola cheese? It's Stinky Dog, the hero of my new book. By a stroke of fate (or is it destiny?) the lovable (not to mention cute) Howie Mo...


  • Dear Reader, The guy who usually writes these letters asked me to do it instead. Maybe he was having a bad writing day. Maybe he wanted me to play the sap for him. Or maybe he ran into Trouble with a capital T. Well, Trouble's in my business. I'm a ...


  • Kids who get called the worst names oftentimes find each other. That''s how it was with us. Skeezie Tookis and Addie Carle and Joe Bunch and me. We call ourselves the Gang of Five, but there are only four of us. We do it to keep people on their toes....


  • Dear possible reader of this book, I wasn't sure I'd be able to write a book ever again after Canine Quarterly reviewed my series, Tales from the House of Bunnicula. They said I would never win the Newbony Award. Was I depressed! And I didn't even ...


  • Best friends Horace, Morris, and Dolores do everything together. So when they try out for the chorus and Dolores (who sings notes no one has ever heard before) doesn't get in, she feels hurt and angry and -- not like Dolores at all -- sorry for herse...


  • Dear possible reader of this book, My editor asked me to write a third book in my series, Tales from the House of Bunnicula. And did I have trouble getting started! I was afraid I used up all my ideas. But faster than a writer can say "What if?" I c...


  • Dear possible reader of this book, After I wrote my first book, It Came from Beneath the Bed! , my editor asked me to write another one. (Another one! This is hard work! I'd like to see him write another one!) So anyway . . . in this book the lovable...


  • Dear possible reader of this book, I want to be a writer, just like my uncle Harold, who wrote a bunch of books about our friend Bunnicula. So I wrote this story. And boy! Did I ever get into trouble! My friend Delilah stopped speaking to me because...


  • A SMALL BEAR WITH BIG ADVENTURES It's a boring, rainy afternoon - the perfect time for Teddy Bear to share his scrapbook of memories with the little girls who owns him. And what memories Teddy Bear has! He's ridden a bucking bronco in the rodeo, been...


  • Pinky's family is getting a pet! The problem is, by a three to one vote, they've decided to get a cat, and Pinky wants a dog. And when they get a kitten, Pinky's sister, Amanda, says that Patches is hers. Why should Pinky care? He didn't want a cat i...






  • When Mr. Monroe's special batch of fudge turns a ghostly white color, Harold the dog, Chester the cat, and Howie the dachshund puppy join forces to catch the infamous culprit--Bunnicula, the vampire rabbit. Reprint....


  • A perplexing holiday mystery has Chester the cat and Harold the dog hearing strange noises in the basement during the night, leading them to believe that Bunnicula's house is haunted, while Howie the puppy shivers in fear at the thought of Santa Clau...


  • "Let’s just say the matter is under control," Chester slyly tells his pals Harold and Howie. But what on earth does he mean? It seems that Bunnicula, the vampire rabbit, is back to his old ways -- or so Chester thinks, having found pale vegetabl...


  • A mysterious girl, dubbed The Watcher, spins tales of rescue from her lonely perch above the beach. She closely observes the actions of two people she has never met: a fourteen-year-old boy whose family seems perfect and a handsome eighteen-year-old...


  • Horace, Morris, and Dolores do everything together and know that they will be Friends Forever...until one day, when Horace and Morris become part of an exclusive boys' club and Dolores finds herself left out. Soon, she, too, finds her own club, where...


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    The Monroe house is going mad with excitement. Pete has just won a contest, and the prize is a school visit from none other than M. T. Graves, Pete's idol and the bestselling author of the FleshCrawlers series. He's even going to stay with the Monroe...


  • It's a perfect day for pumpkin picking, but not for Rex. In Pinky and Rex and the Perfect Pumpkin by James Howe, Rex feels that Pinky's cousin Abby doesn't want her to be part of the fun. Will Rex have to ruin a perfect weekend of hot cocoa and donut...


  • FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Pinky really wants to be an actor and is sure he'll get the lead in the school play. Rex, on the other hand, wants nothing to do with being on stage. She's afraid she'll forget her lines -- or worse. Everything ...


  • Pinky and Rex learn to say goodbye to their close neighbor and welcome a new one!Pinky's neighbor, Mrs. Morgan, is going to move. Sure, she used to be a mean old witch, but now she's a special friend to Pinky and Rex. They know they'll visit Mrs. Mor...


  • Pinky's favorite color is pink, and his best friend, Rex, is a girl. Kevin, the third-grade bully, says that makes Pinky a sissy. Deep down, Pinky thinks Kevin is wrong, but he's still worried. Does Pinky have to give up his favorite things, and wors...




  • Early readers will love joining best friends Pinky and Rex on their many adventures! Pinky and Rex are looking forward to a camping adventure with their dads. They'll hike in the woods and roast marshmallows over a campfire. But a thunderstorm has co...





  • Rex''s parents are adopting a baby, and Rex doesn''t like the idea at all. Suppose her parents are so busy with the new baby they forget about her? So she comes up with a plan. If she can be the perfect big sister, her parents will have to pay atten...


  • When the Amazing Karlovsky comes to town, Toby cannot wait to see him pull a rabbit out of a hat, but Harold, Chester, and Howie are concerned that the rabbit Karlovsky will use is none other than their old friend, Bunnicula. Reprint....


  • "SAVE OUR ZOO!" Morgan had been zookeeper at the Chelsea Park Zoo for so long that everyone just called it Morgan's Zoo. The animals were his only family and he treated them all as if they were his children, calling each by name. So one day when ...







  • Camp is lots of fun, but it can also be scary the first time. For Pinky and Rex, both want to go, but they have the jitters. Our favourite characters deal with their fears in different ways and help each other whenever they can. Pinky and Rex Go to C...


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    The animals sense something is wrong in the Monroe house. Howie is racing around on his little dachshund legs pretending he's chasing hubcaps at the Indianapolis Five Hundred, Bunnicula is hopping all over his cage as if he's dancing on hot tar, and ...


  • When Pinky can't play with Rex because he is at a wedding, she gets an idea. If she were to marry Rex, they would never have to be apart. But didn't these two just get back from camp? Marriage seems like a very big step. Pinky and Rex Get Married is ...



  • A creepy-crawly surprise! Harold the dog, Chester the cat, and Howie the dachshund puppy are excited for Toby''s birthday. Because birthdays mean parties, and parties mean presents. And best of all -- cake. But when the pets find seven suitcases ...


  • "We've got to do something," Rex said. "She's the meanest person I ever saw. You can't even step on the corner of her yard by mistake without her running out and waving that broom around." Popular author James Howe continues his charming series ab...


  • Rex is a terrible speller, and she''s afraid she''s going to embarrass herself in front of the whole class at today''s spelling bee. Pinky, on the other hand, is a great speller, and he''s sure he''s going to be champion of the second grade again. B...


  • Who pushed Eric down the stairs? Right before he moved away, Sebastian Barth's friend Eric had an unfortunate accident. Now he's sending Sebastian mysterious notes hinting it wasn't an accident at all. Was it the ghost in the cemetery? Was Eric's acc...


  • First there were mysterious messages. Someone who knows a lot about movie star Michaele Caraway's past is sending her unsigned notes. At first they appear to be innocent fan letters, but then they turn threatening. Next the accidents started happen...


  • It''s Halloween night and spooky things are going on at the Monroe house. The wind is howling. The walls are creaking. Howie, the little dachshund, is scared silly. And Chester, of course, is sure the vampire bunny, Bunnicula, is up to something. Har...


  • Cafeteria food may be hazardous to your health. Poor Milo Groot — he's sprawled on the cafeteria floor, his cracked glasses inches away from his white face. Could it be the apple chili dogs? Could it be poison? Kids at the middle school are drop...



  • Exploring the abandoned Dew Drop Inn, Sebastian and his friends, Corrie and David, come upon a dead body, and they are shocked to discover that Abraham, the homeless man whom Corrie has befriended, is the police department's number one suspect...


  • Rex thinks his trip to the museum with Pinky is about to be ruined when his grumpy sister, Amanda, decides to join in. Amanda saves the day, though, when the three decide they want the last pink stuffed dinosaur in the gift shop. Full color....




  • SLEEP TIGHT...IF YOU DARE! An overnight camping trip! In the woods! With bugs and ticks... and worse. Chester the cat couldn't believe the Monroes were going camping on Saint George's Eve, the one night of the year when evil spirits come out to prey...


  • LEVEL 3 READY-TO-READ It''s Christmas Eve, and Howie the dachshund puppy is scared. Who is this big guy in the red suit who''s going to come down the Monroes'' chimney with a huge sack over his shoulder? Chester isn''t scared of Santa; it''s the Ch...



  • The littlest cricket of Swampswallow Pond is convinced only by the Wise Old One that being special has nothing to do with physical metamorphosis, flashy colors, or shimmering wings. “The cricket is every child who stopped the music because someone ...



  • Something is under Simon's bed. He can hear it breathing. Is it a monster? Simon has to find out. He shines a flashlight under the bed, to discover that something is hiding there -- but what? This warm and humorous story will delight any child who ha...


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    WHERE IS BUNNICULA? That's what Chester the cat, Harold the dog, and Howie the dachshund puppy would like to know. When Chester makes the chilling discovery that Bunnicula the vampire bunny has vanished from his cage in the Monroe household, his hea...


  • "ARE YOU SCARED?" Donald didn't say anything right away. When he did, he answered simply, "Yes." "Are you really? I'm scared too." "It's okay to be scared, Maria." With just a few words they understood each other, and it was the beginning ...



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    WELCOME TO CHATEAU BOW WOW Harold and Chester could hardly believe it. The Monroe family was going on vacation without them! Bunnicula, the family rabbit, would be boarded with a neighbor. But they, the family's loyal dog and cat, were to stay with ...


  • It looked like an ordinary bunny to Harold. But Harold was a dog by profession, so his judgement wasn't reliable -- as he was the first to admit. But Chester, Harold's good friend and house-mate, was a very well-read cat and he knew there was somethi...




  • In a mansion haunted by piracy and passion, she was surrounded by mystery and touched by love! DON'T ASK QUESTIONS! When Katherine Ainsley came to dark and brooding Polmarram, she was warned against curiosity. But how could she not ask questions wh...


  • Zookeeper Morgan seems distressed, and the animal residents of the zoo are worried about him; when the news spreads that the zoo will be closed, a brother and sister team rally support for the cause. ``Touching and tense, as well as urbanely witty, w...





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    “Bunnicula rules!” —Dav Pilkey, creator of the Captain Underpants series Celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the fluffy and fearsome classic Bunnicula with this pocket-sized edition, perfect for accompanying readers on all their m...