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From the book jacket: There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But could the frosty stranger in town for the Winter Carnival really be the Abominable Snowman? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out! "Wait a minute," Howie said, holding up his hand to stop his friends from talking. "We never proved that Mr. Squash was Bigfoot." "We never proved he wasn't, either!" Melody said. "And now Mr. Savage is saying they're cousins." "And if Mr. Savage is Bigfoot's cousin," Liza said with a shaky voice, "that can only mean one thing." "Mr. Savage," Melody said with a nod, "is the Abominable Snowman!"
Could the new substitute art teacher who loves color and wears braces trying to invade our planet?
There are some pretty weird grownups living in Bailey City. But could the new karate teacher who seems to be guarding the kids and granting wishes really be an angel? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out! "Why would an angel come here?" Eddie asked. "Bailey City is the perfect place for angels," Melody said. "Not with Eddie around," Liza giggled. "That's enough to scare away any angel." "Even with Eddie," Melody argued, "Bailey City is full of nice people." "Why would an angel visit us?" Howie asked. "Maybe," Melody said slowly, "she's an angel with a mission."
In this splashy new Mermaid Tale, a megapopular boy band is set to perform at an undersea celebration--but what if a mean girl keeps Shelly from joining in the fun?Echo, Shelly Siren's best friend, is doing tail flips because she's going to see the hottest boy band around--The Rays! It's her classmate Pearl's birthday, and the Rays are going to perform at her exclusive party. Troublemaker Pearl has invited just about everyone--everyone, that is, except Shelly! Shelly urges Echo to go anyway, but Echo doesn't want to leave her friend out of the exciting celebration...so Shelly hatches a plan to make sure Echo sees her favorite group. And when the Rays do come to town (amidst plenty of under-the-sea, boy band drama), Echo returns the favor so that Shelly is included in the festivities--in the most unexpected of ways!
The secret is out! Well, all of the third-graders' secrets are out. A tattletale is loose in the basement of Sleepy Hollow Elementary and suddenly rumors are spreading about everyone. Now the class is playing the blame game. Is Cassidy the blabbermouth? Is Jeff the Big Mouth? Or is someone -- or something -- else spying on the basement class? Nina is ready to do whatever it takes to catch the snitch. But would she be willing to tell on her best friends?
There is a very large, hairy man with huge feet in Bailey City. The Bailey School Kids are curious to find out if he is the legendary Bigfoot!
Barkley's School holds its first-ever agility contest, and the winner gets a blue ribbon. Jack dreams of winning the top prize for Maggie. But his friends think only the newest dog can beat Sweetcakes. How will Jack make Maggie proud? Visit www.barkleyschool.com
Could the new mysterious student teacher who is on the Bailey City football team really be out to get the students of Bailey Elementary?
Kiki wants to start a book club, but Pearl tries to steal the spotlight with a rival fashion club in this sparkling Mermaid Tales adventure.Kiki misses her brother, Yuta, who lives on the other side of the ocean. To help keep in touch, the two of them start a book club, and Kiki decides it would be fun to expand the club for all of Trident Academy. But Pearl doesn't want anything to do with a boring book club. Instead, she decides she's going to make the best club ever: a fashion club! Pearl will do anything to make sure the other students join her club instead of Kiki's, and offers free food, candy, and even prizes to draw them in. But will it be enough? Who will win the battle of the clubs?
There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But is the strange new cookie chef at the ice rink really the Bride of Frankenstein? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out! "Electra looks a little bit like a monster herself," Melody said. "So maybe it's okay." "Then you know it, too?" Howie gasped. "Know what?" Liza asked. Howie pulled Melody, Liza, and Eddie close to him so nobody could overhear what he had to say. "Electra isn't really Dr. Victor's niece, and she's not a cookie chef," Howie whispered. "She's a monster just like Frank. In fact, I believe Dr. Victor created Electra to be Frank's friend. His girlfriend!"
Is there buried treasure at Barkley's School? Jack and his friends think that there could be. Soon the dogs are off on a treasure hunt! Who will find the treasure in the play yard first?
There's no place like home! And Calliope the ghost misses her old mansion. When Andrew -- the class bully -- announces his family is going to tear it down, Calliope is so upset she can't even speak. Is she hiding something back home? Does she have a secret she can't tell? The kids of Ghostville Elementary are going to have to take a little field trip to the haunted mansion to solve this mystery. But the only way in is with that big bully Andrew. And the only way out could be ghastly!
Shelly Siren and her friends visit King Neptune's royal castle and attend their first ball in this Mermaid Tales adventure.Shelly, Echo, Kiki, and Pearl are spending their school vacation at Neptune's castle! Shelly's aunt, Queen Edwina, has invited the girls to stay for a whole week, and while they're there the girls can't wait to visit the Royal Orca Museum, see the Palace Library, ride seahorses, and maybe even attend a royal ball. Shelly is nervous about meeting her royal family, especially since she's never felt like a princess. But when she arrives at the castle, she is welcomed with curtsies, bows, and sea flowers. Queen Edwina even gives Shelly a sparkling tiara that she once wore as a young princess. Just as Shelly starts to relax and have fun, the tiara disappears and the girls have to find it before the queen finds out! The mergirls have a real mermystery on their fins! But will they be able to figure out who took the tiara before Shelly's royal visit turns into a royal disaster?
There are some pretty weird grownups living in Bailey City. But could the new cook in the school cafeteria really be Cupid cooking up love potions for lunches? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out! , "I've never seen Cupid flipping hamburgers before," Melody said. "Maybe she's the first one," Eddie said. "After all, Cupids have to eat, too. That is how they get so fat." "You're crazy," Liza said. "Besides, those cookies that she baked look good. I have to get one". Eddie shook his head and took a bite of his heart- shaped hamburger. "Somebody has to cure Bailey School of this lovesickness. And it will have to be me."
There are some pretty weird grownups living in Bailey City. But could the doctor who has come to check everyone's eyes really be a Cyclops, a giant with just one eye in the middle of his forehead? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out.1 "I don't think a Cyclops would come all the way to Bailey City just to check our eyes." Howie said. Melody nodded. "And a Cyclops definitely doesn't roller-skate," she told Liza. "Liza's been watching a few too many movies," Eddie suggested. "The TV has warped her mind." Liza folded her arms in front of her. "You can tease me all you want, but I think Dr. Polly is a Cyclops. And I'm going to prove it."
Pearl's fear of sharks is not unfounded--but can she find a way to feel safe in this Mermaid Tales adventure?Late-breaking news from the Trident City Tide: There have been shark sightings in Trident City! No swimming alone! Pearl's father even hires a Shark Guard to escort her to school. Pearl starts stirring up lots of trouble with anything that has to do with sharks, even denouncing the skeleton Kiki has in her room. And then, to make matters worse, Pearl accuses Kiki of stealing her precious pearl necklace! And though the undersea waters are indeed filled with danger, Pearl just might discover that true friends can provide a sense of safety!
From the book Jacket: Bailey City is full of some pretty weird grown-ups. It is the perfect place for the spooky Hauntly Manor Inn. Could a mad scientist really be working with Hilda Hauntly on a secret formula to clone monsters? Check out who's visiting Hauntly Manor Inn. Hilda and Professor E. Gore entered the laboratory and went straight over to two large wooden tables. Two long figures, covered by white sheets, lay on the tables. "Those lumps look like they have feet," Annie said nervously. "They look like people," Ben said matter-of-factly. "If they're people," Jane whispered, "they don't look alive." "Oh, no," Annie gasped. "The Hauntlys are making monsters. We are in trouble! Double MONSTER Trouble!"
From the Book jacket: There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But could the new guidance counselor really be Count Dracula, the famous vampire? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out! "You won't be laughing when Count Dracula nibbles your neck while you sleep," Howie warnec plan to be safe." "For all you know, he's a sickly cousin of Mrs. Jeepers," Melody argued. "After all, who seen a vampire breaking up fights?" "And I'm sure Count Dracula doesn't drink lemonade," Eddie added.
From the book Jacket: There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But has the king of all vampires returned to Bailey School to be the new playground monitor? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out! "You're worrying about nothing," Eddie pointed out. "You don't even know Mr. Drake is a vampire." "You're absolutely right," Melody said. "I am?" Eddie asked. "Yep," Melody told her friends. "We don't have to worry about being vampire bait," she said. "At least not for now." Liza smiled until Melody finished her thought. "Mr. Drake didn't come back to Bailey City to turn kids into vampires," Melody continued. "He came back to turn our teachers into vampires!"
There are some pretty weird grown-ups living in Bailey City. But could Mr. Drake, the old school counselor, really be in a rock band full of vampires? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out! Howie dropped his voice to a whisper. His friends had to kneel in the snow just to hear him. "I'm not talking about music," Howie told them. "I'm talking about a trap. A vampire trap. And we're the bait!" Melody gasped. "I think I understand. You think that when the lights are turned off Mr. Drake and his band of Dracula buddies will swoop down and slurp up all the blood in the city!" "Exactly," Howie said. "That's disgusting," Liza said. "Besides," Eddie said, "you never even proved Mr. Drake was Dracula." "After all," Liza added, "Dracula doesn't rock and roll."
There are some mysterious things going on at Jewel's Pizza Castle, the new pizza joint in town. Could there be a real dragon?
The Bailey School kids investigate to see if a mad scientist can turn a snow sculpture into a real dragon.
Kiki Coral has an amazing gift: she can see the future. She doesn't have visions very often, but they are always surprising! When Kiki sees a vision of her classmate Rocky Ridge coming face-to-frightening-face with a gigantic leatherback turtle, she is frightened to the tip of her shiny purple tail. Can Kiki save Rocky from his dangerous fate? What if no one in Trident Academy believes her scary prediction?
There are some pretty weird grownups living in Bailey City. But could the short construction workers building the school playground really be elves working on a secret present? The Bailey School Kids are going to find out! "I think you two have had too much Christmas candy," Melody said. "Mr. Bell is short, but he's not an elf." "Mr. Bell did say that all those Christmas trees reminded him of home," Liza said. "Maybe he is from the North Pole!" "I doubt if elves plant trees," Howie told them. "And I'm pretty sure they don't wear hard hats."
There are some pretty weird grown ups living in Bailey City. But could the very tall man who likes flowers really be Frankenstein's monster? The Bailey School kids are going to find out. "Just because Frank is tall doesn't mean he's Dr. Victor's chemical creation brought back from the dead," Howie added. "If that were true, basketball players would be monsters, too." "It's not that he's tall," Liza told them. "Haven't you noticed his scars?" Melody nodded. "And Frank likes flowers Just like the Frankenstein monster." "You guys are crazy," Eddie laughed. "I've seen the movie, and I'm sure of one thing. Frankenstein doesn't plant petunias."
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