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New to the Random House list is author Bill Doyle with a tale of monsters, magic, and mayhem.After Keats and Henry lose their bikes, they need money--fast. So the help-wanted ad at the supermarket seems ideal for them. All they have to do is weed Hallway House's garden, find some lightbulbs in the attic, sweep the garage . . . and battle a shark-headed zombie. But no one told them about the giant bookworms in the library, the toe-biting carpet in the halls, and the kitchen sinkhole!From the Trade Paperback edition.
Fitz is traveling from New York for San Francisco aboard a Continental Express train. People start getting sick from cyanide poisoning, so Fitz and Justine "the Judge" Pinkerton begin to unravel a plot involving a ring of counterfeiters.
G. Codd Fitzmorgan arrives at a party. But it's more than a celebration as our detective unravels a mystery involving a seance, a reckless aviator, and sale of liquor banned under Prohibition.
Mal Moorie enters a rural boarding school and gets involved in a plot involving endangered animals and a new pesticide.
Zeke Moorie joins a tour to fundraise and attract youth to a traveling King Tut exhibition. He discovers a plot involving an ankh necklace that may have belonged to the Pharaoh, and a box that's been locked for thousands of years.
Nick Fitzmorgan unexpectedly returns home early from camp to find his father missing and the house in disarray. The house isn't a mess - it's set up with clues that will lead Nick all the way to his father's rescue.
A combination sci-fi and mystery novel involving art fraud aboard the Space Elevator.
Following Attack of the Shark-Headed Zombie and Stampede of the Supermarket Slugs is Bill Doyle's third tale of monsters and magic. Mr. Cigam has a new job for Keats and Henry--a job working for his mixed-up stepsisters, Lillian and Beatrice. The sisters have lost a magical compass at the Tophat Junkyard, and ever since then, they've lost their sense of direction as well. Now they need pleh! (That's help spelled backward.) But for Keats and Henry, finding the compass isn't going to be easy. Something else is searching for it, too--a magic-sniffing junkyard hog with wings, long sharp tusks, and an appetite for destruction!
The lovable wackiness of Modern Family meets zany contests in this delightful new series that will have readers laughing out loud! Cal Talaska can't wait for his family to win the Great Grab Contest! The prize? Twenty minutes to grab anything in the world-famous Wish Shoppe! He knows his family will leave the competition in the dust, but first he has to convince them to compete! To get their eyes on the prize, Cal focuses on what his family wants from the Wish Shoppe--a gym for Mom, a whole orchestra for Dad, tools to build a spaceship for little sister Imo, and candy for baby brother Bug! Cal would do anything to get them to compete, even if that means tricking them into it . . . They'll thank him later! When it comes to the Talaskas, family always comes first. But can Cal convince them to go for first place too?From the Hardcover edition.
Football season is about to begin for the Scream Team and they can't decide who is going to play what position. Everyone wants to play in a certain spot, but that doesn't seem to match up with what they're best at. That goes double for Beck the Big Foot, who is embarrassed of his oversized feet. The team needs him to step in as kicker but Beck doesn't want to draw attention to himself. That is until Karl convinces them that he is their only hope.
Don't fall apart. Try to hold yourself together. This is no time to go to pieces. There's a zombie at the finish line! It's time for the Junior Monster League's track-and-field competition. Unfortunately, Patsy the Zombie just can't seem to hold herself together for any of the events. She's trained for the Die-athalon but keeps losing her head before she can finish. But then the team pulls together and realizes that they all have a special talent for their own event...even Patsy.
Fast on the fins of Attack of the Shark-Headed Zombie is Bill Doyle's second tale of magic and mayhem.Mr. Cigam has a new job for Keats and Henry. All they have to do is capture one little slug in the Purple Rabbit Supermarket. Sounds easy, right? Wrong! First, the slug isn't so little. Second, there's way more than just one. And to top it off, the supermarket has gone all kooky--Mr. Cigam's mixed-up magic has swirled down every aisle! There are pests in the produce and an angry snowman in frozen foods. Can Keats and Henry clean up this supermarket mess?From the Trade Paperback edition.
An interactive adventure like no other! On this epic climb up Mount Everest, readers are part of the youngest team ever to climb the world's tallest peak. Only YOU can make the right choice about your own survival and then experience the consequences of those choices. Will you summit Mount Everest and return to base camp safely? Will you be forced to turn back early or worse? Only you can determine your own fate! Highly illustrated in comic book style, and based on real, true-life facts about mountain climbing, Mount Everest, and Himalayan culture, this book will be a surefire hit with anyone craving adventure and a fun, visual reading experience.
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