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The Monsters of Morley Manor: A Madcap Adventure

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

What do you get when you mix together--

werewolves, vampires, mad scientists, wizards, aliens, alternate dimensions, tiny people, Transylvania, ancient curses, giant frogs, evil clones, ghosts, lawyers, shape-changers, fallen angels, journeys through hell, zombie warriors, body snatchers, and two clever kids in whose hands rests the fate of Earth?

--The craziest adventure-comedy-fantasy-mystery from bestselling novelist Bruce Coville, that's what.

Review:

"Coville offers readers not only a magnificent opening line...but an all-star cast, a creepy old mansion for an Earthly setting, magic, mad science, other worlds, and much, much, much more." Kirkus Reviews

Review:

"Ghosts, evil twins, aliens, an angel straight out of Dante, and a star-crossed love story are only a few of the elements in this cheerful mix of plot twists....[A] hefty supply of chuckles and shivers." John Peters, Booklist

Review:

"Coville creates a humorous and entertaining tale....The plot of this easy-read, happy-ending novel moves quickly, making it a possible favorite for young, reluctant male readers." Jennifer Good, Alan Review

Synopsis:

Anthony and his younger sister discover that the monster figures he got in an unusual box at an estate sale are alive, but they have no way of knowing that the "monsters" will lead them on fantastical adventures to other worlds in an effort to try to save Earth.

Synopsis:

Bruce Coville's most outrageous, gut-busting adventure-comedy-mystery-fantasy — now in paperback!

Synopsis:

Bruce Coville's most outrageous, gut-busting adventure-comedy-mystery-fantasy--now in paperback!

About the Author

BRUCE COVILLE is the bestselling author of dozens of books, including Armageddon Summer (cowritten with Jane Yolen) and My Teacher Is an Alien. He lives in Syracuse, New York.

Table of Contents

Contents

Morley Manor

Monkey Business

Just Add Water

The Family Morleskievich

Gaspar's Story

TheFive Little Monsters and How They Grew

A Wentar's Tale

TheStarry Door

Waterguys

The Mother of All Frogs

Where Is the Land of the Dead?

A Family Divided

The Original Package

Past Meets Present

Family Reunion

Ivanoma

Grampa

The Flinduvian Plan

The Collecting Jar

I Become a Flinduvian

The Haunted Body

Martin's Story

The Red Haze

Martin's Choice

Epilogue

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152047054
Author:
Coville, Bruce
Publisher:
Harcourt Brace and Company
Author:
Coville, Bruce
Location:
Orlando
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Fantasy
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Life on other planets
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Humor / Jokes
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Children's stories, American
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Madcap Adventures
Publication Date:
September 1, 2003
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 to 6
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5 x 0.56 in 0.44 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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Product details 240 pages Magic Carpet Books - English 9780152047054 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Coville offers readers not only a magnificent opening line...but an all-star cast, a creepy old mansion for an Earthly setting, magic, mad science, other worlds, and much, much, much more."
"Review" by , "Ghosts, evil twins, aliens, an angel straight out of Dante, and a star-crossed love story are only a few of the elements in this cheerful mix of plot twists....[A] hefty supply of chuckles and shivers."
"Review" by , "Coville creates a humorous and entertaining tale....The plot of this easy-read, happy-ending novel moves quickly, making it a possible favorite for young, reluctant male readers."
"Synopsis" by , Anthony and his younger sister discover that the monster figures he got in an unusual box at an estate sale are alive, but they have no way of knowing that the "monsters" will lead them on fantastical adventures to other worlds in an effort to try to save Earth.
"Synopsis" by , Bruce Coville's most outrageous, gut-busting adventure-comedy-mystery-fantasy — now in paperback!
"Synopsis" by ,
Bruce Coville's most outrageous, gut-busting adventure-comedy-mystery-fantasy--now in paperback!

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