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  • Bibliography:
    29 Books - 2 Series
  • First Book:
    April 1966
  • Latest Book:
    November 2021
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Full Series List in Order

The Boggart

1 - The Boggart (Mar-1993)
2 - The Boggart and the Monster (Apr-1997)
3 - The Boggart Fights Back (Mar-2018)

The Dark Is Rising Sequence

1 - Over Sea, Under Stone (Apr-1966)
2 - The Dark Is Rising (1973)
3 - Greenwitch (1974)
4 - The Grey King (1976)
5 - Silver on the Tree (Jul-1977)

Book List in Order: 29 titles


  • On holiday in Cornwall, the three Drew children discover an ancient map in the attic of the house that they are staying in. They know immediately that it is special. It is even more than that -- the key to finding a grail, a source of power to fight ...



  • On the Midwinter Day that is his eleventh birthday, Will Stanton discovers a special gift--that he is the last of the Old Ones, immortals dedicated to keeping the world from domination by the forces of evil, the Dark. At once, he is plunged into a qu...



  • Simon, Jane, and Barney, enlisted by their mysterious great-uncle, arrive in a small coastal town to help recover a priceless golden grail stolen by the forces of evil, the Dark. They are not at first aware of the strange powers of another boy brough...



  • There is a legend in North Wales about a harp of gold, hidden within a certain hill, that will be found by a boy and a white dog with silver eyes -- a dog that can see the wind. Will Stanton knew nothing of this when he came to Wales to recuperate fr...



  • "And Where the Midsummer Tree Grows Tall by Pendragon's Sword the Dark Shall Fall." The Dark is rising in its last and greatest bid to control the world. Six individuals have come together to drive it back for good: Will, the Sign seeker; Bran, th...














  • From Wales comes this tale of young Huw, whose lilting harp music enchants Tylwyth Teg, the magic people of Bearded Lake. From the depths of the black lake comes the gift of a beautiful silver cow; and the cow is magic, for its milk is three times as...



  • Centuries old and thousands of miles from home When Emily and Jess Volnik's family inherits a remote, crumbling Scottish castle, they also inherit the Boggart -- an invisible, mischievous spirit who's been playing tricks on residents of Castle Kee...



  • Although Danny's little Christmas tree is run over by a truck, smashing Danny's dream of bringing a tree to his younger brother in their poor trailer home, the truck driver turns out to be an extraordinary person....



  • HE'S BACK -- AND HE'S UP TO HIS OLD TRICKS! It's been two years since Emily and Jessup Volnik visited ancient Castle Keep in Scotland, and made the acquaintance of the Boggart, a mischievous shape-shifting spirit who has lived in the castle for ce...



  • WHAT'S NAT DOING IN SHAKESPEARE'S TIME? Only in the world of the theater can Nat Field find an escape from the tragedies that have shadowed his young life. So he is thrilled when he is chosen to join an American drama troupe traveling to London to p...



  • Charming illustrations and lively text combine to tell the tale of Little Joe, who, longing to learn how to swim like everyone else in his family, finds comfort in a little frog who helps him to overcome his fears....



  • On their idyllic Bahamian island, Trey's little brother, Lou, is different -- he doesn't speak and he suffers frightening seizures. But when he and Trey find themselves mysteriously transported to Pangaia, an alternative universe where pollution and ...



  • A Boy works for a Magician. The Boy polishes the Magician's wands, and catches the rabbits that the Magician pulls out of hats. But the Boy's favorite job is operating the puppets for the Magician's famous puppet play, "Saint George and the Dragon" ...



  • Derek and his friends, living outside of London during World War II, regard the frequent air raids with more fascination than fear--after all, they can barely remember a time without them. The boys are thrilled when school is canceled for a few days ...



  • LIVING CENTURIES APART, BUT JOINED IN AN EPIC BATTLE. Sam Robbins is a farm boy, kidnapped to serve on HMS Victory, the ship on which Lord Nelson will die a hero's death at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805. Molly Jennings is a twenty-first-century E...






  • A fantastic collection of ghost stories from leading children's authorsDerek Landy (Scepter of the Ancients), Philip Reeve (Mortal Engines), Joseph Delaney (Revenge of the Witch), Susan Cooper (The Dark Is Rising), Eleanor Updale (Montmorency), Jamil...



  • From Newbery Medalist Susan Cooper, a story of adventure and friendship between a young Native American and a colonial New England settler. On the winter day Little Hawk is sent into the woods alone, he can take only a bow and arrows, his handcraf...



  • Trooper is different from many other dogs; he has been born with only one eye. In a world of disposable possessions, where dogs are chosen because they are cute and fluffy, Trooper will need all his strength and courage if he is to survive the epic j...



  • The Boggart is back for a new adventure of magic and mayhem from Newbery winner Susan Cooper. Magic is in the air when Allie and Jay Cameron visit their ancestors’ ancient Castle Keep in Scotland, tucked in its unspoiled loch. The twins wake the...



  • A ravenous band of pirates who eat words for breakfast gobble up the world's greatest stories. But never fear--the Word Wizard and the children she reads to are on the case! Pirate Captain Rottingbones and his crew need breakfast. But these pi...



  • In this seasonal treasure, Newbery Medalist Susan Cooper’s beloved poem heralds the winter solstice, illuminated by Caldecott Honoree Carson Ellis’s strikingly resonant illustrations. So the shortest day came, and the year died . . . As th...



  • In a sea of brothers, Jules strives to be seen and acknowledged for his uniqueness. Diverging from the hand-me-downs his brothers had no choice but to succumb to, Jules worked hard to draw attention to his individualism. With hard work can Jules shin...



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    Join the Boggart for three adventures full of magic and mayhem in this delightful collection from Newbery winner Susan Cooper.Magic is in the air at Castle Keep, a remote and crumbling castle in the Scottish countryside. For at Castle Keep lives the ...



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    In this classic adventure from Newbery Medalist Susan Cooper, two strangers embark on a quest for the sea that’s filled with mystery, fantasy, and danger.His name is West. Her name is Cally. They speak different languages and come from different co...





Award-Winning Books by Susan Cooper

The Dark Is Rising
1973 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award -- Fiction & Poetry
The Grey King
1976 Newbery Medal -- Children's
The Magician's Boy
2005 Parents Choice Award (Spring) (1998-2007) -- Recommended


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Susan Cooper has published 29 books.

Susan Cooper does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Beat-up Dusties, was published in November 2021.

The first book by Susan Cooper, Over Sea, Under Stone, was published in April 1966.

Yes. Susan Cooper has 2 series.