Synopses & Reviews
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.
"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
"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
"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
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.
Bruce Coville's most outrageous, gut-busting adventure-comedy-mystery-fantasy now in paperback!
Bruce Coville's most outrageous, gut-busting adventure-comedy-mystery-fantasy--now in paperback!
About the Author
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
Just Add Water
The Family Morleskievich
TheFive Little Monsters and How They Grew
A Wentar's Tale
The Mother of All Frogs
Where Is the Land of the Dead?
A Family Divided
The Original Package
Past Meets Present
The Flinduvian Plan
The Collecting Jar
I Become a Flinduvian
The Haunted Body
The Red Haze