Funny, light-hearted monster stories that are perfect for young readers, brought to us by the esteemed Dr. Roach. Judd Crank and his friend Zak are two ordinary boys, in an ordinary town, with some very ordinary goldfish. Judd never thought much about his pet fish, besides sometimes needing to feed them. But when a science experiment accidentally gets mixed in with their food, these regular pets start becoming a lot more interesting. With a series of bubbles and pops, the slimy fish start growing and changing. Then they step right out of their tank -- and begin marching towards town.
Funny, light-hearted monster stories that are perfect for young readers, brought to us by the esteemed Dr. Roach. Billy's new pet hamster is a huge disappointment. Despite his name, Hercules is perhaps the world's laziest rodent. He does nothing besides sleep, eat, and sleep some more. So when Billy sees an advertisement on television for a power snack, he decides that's just the thing to put some hurry into Hercules. But when the formula begins working too well, Billy realizes he may have one massive, hungry problem on his hands.
Funny, lighthearted monster stories that are perfect for young readers, brought to us by the esteemed Dr. Roach. Twins Sammy and Tammy love the quiet Boggy Marshes near their home. They're full of strange creatures and creepy plants. But a local business tycoon named Maximus Sneer has a plan to drain the marshes dry and cover them with houses, stores, and parking lots. When the twins hear about it, they quickly get to work protesting Sneer's scheme. But little does anyone know that two very big problems are growing in the marshes. All the pumping and draining awakens a pair of giant monsters who are both out for one thing. Revenge!
Funny, light-hearted monster stories that are perfect for young readers, brought to us by the esteemed Dr. Roach. Jilly can't believe what she's seeing when she wakes up one seemingly normal morning. All the mice in her small town of Buffalo Bottom have gone strangely still. What could make a town full of rodents suddenly freeze up? Things only get weirder, though, when the town is suddenly visited by a flying saucer--full of talking cats! These friendly felines say they come in peace, to help rid Buffalo Bottom of its mouse problem. But when the town's cows start disappearing mysteriously, Jilly suspects the visitors may be up to no good. Now she just has to prove it.
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