As if she didn’t have trouble enough after her classmates discovered she had worn her brother’s underwear to school (oh, the teasing, the humiliation!), Jennifer Murdley has just stumbled into Mr. Elives’ Magic Shop, where she buys a toad named Bufo. Of course the odds of buying a normal toad in that shop are zero, as Jennifer finds out when Bufo starts to talk to her.Read more →
Posts Tagged Bruce Coville
This rib-tickling retelling was inspired by the old Norse poem “The Thrymskvitha” which details what happens when Thor’s hammer is stolen and he has to dress as a bride to retrieve it. Told by Thialfi the goatboy, and featuring Norse gods, foolish giants, and a pair of cranky goats, this one will have the whole family laughing out loud.Read more →
by Bruce Coville This highly successful series of Shakespeare adaptations comes to audio in a remarkable production that combines clear, accessible storytelling with the Bard’s gorgeous language. A huge cast of skilled readers brings the beauty, humor, and drama of these ageless classics to life in a recording that can beRead more →
The first of Bruce Coville’s acclaimed “Oddlies,” this collection of stories is performed by some of Full Cast’s favorite narrators (including Bruce himself). Some are funny, some are scary, some are both. The topics range from unicorns to werewolves, vampires to angels to brownies.Read more →
When timid Russell Crannaker stumbles into Mr. Elives’ strange store, he buys a mysterious ring that lets him turn himself into a monster. But Russell soon learns that when you mess around with magic you must always follow the directions! This is the frightfully funny, deliciously scary story that launched the wildly popular Magic Shop series.Read more →
It’s not easy being shy—especially when you suddenly find yourself at the center of a widening circle of lovesick boys. But this is exactly the predicament Juliet Dove winds up in after she receives a strange amulet in Mr. Elives’ magic shop.Read more →
The Unicorn Chronicles: Book One
On a snowy night Cara and her grandmother are pursued into St. Christopher’s church by an unknown man. Clutching her grandmother’s mysterious amulet, and following the old woman’s instructions, Cara escapes their pursuer and falls into Luster, the world of the unicorns.
The Unicorn Chronicles: Book Two
Luster, the world where the unicorns fled to escape the Hunters who have sworn to wipe them out, has dangers of its own—as Cara discovers when she attempts to cross that world in a desperate effort to rescue her grandmother.