The Griffin's Riddle

The Griffin's Riddle

Suzanne Selfors

Children's Books / Science Fiction & Fantasy

A mysterious sickness from the Imaginary World is sweeping the town of Buttonville. Dr. Woo, Metalmouth, and even the sasquatch have fallen ill. According to Mr. Tabby, the only known cure is a griffin's feather, but there is none in the hospital.Keeping an eye out for Maximus Steele, a poacher wanted for crimes against Imaginary creatures, Ben, Pearl, and Mr. Tabby make their way through the Portal. But danger looms on the other side. Can they persuade the griffin, king of the Imaginary World, to surrender a feather? And at what cost?Suzanne Selfors delivers a wild journey filled with mythical creatures and zany adventures that are anything but imaginary.This book includes bonus writing, art, and science activities that will help readers discover more about the mythological creatures featured in The Griffin's Riddle. These activities are designed for the home and the classroom. Enjoy doing them on your own or with friends!
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Smells Like Pirates

Smells Like Pirates

Suzanne Selfors

Children's Books / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Homer thought that being inducted as a member of the treasure hunting society L.O.S.T. would be the key to finding pirate Rumpold Smeller's missing fortune. But when Homer's sworn enemy, Lorelei, forms an evil organization called FOUND, Homer and Dog face an impossible decision: Work with Lorelei to find the prize once and for all, or abandon their lifelong quest to locate the treasure.In the end, there can be only one owner of the coveted pirate booty. Who will reach it first? And who will be forced to walk the plank? What does FOUND mean for the future of L.O.S.T.? And just what is this famous treasure, anyway? Adventure abounds in this fun-filled, seaworthy tale of friendship, mystery, and one very special four-legged friend.
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Duchess Swan and the Next Top Bird

Duchess Swan and the Next Top Bird

Suzanne Selfors

Children's Books / Science Fiction & Fantasy

At Ever After High, Duchess Swan knows that her pet swan is the most talented bird of all — even more talented than Daring Charming's pet peacock! Duchess arranges a Feathered Friends Talent Show to prove it, once and for all. But will stage fright get the best of the bird who does ballet? Or can she shine in the spotlight? Read this original short story about Duchess and her pet swan, Pirouette. This story by Suzanne Selfors is a companion to her novel Next Top Villain.
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The Sasquatch Escape

The Sasquatch Escape

Suzanne Selfors

Children's Books / Science Fiction & Fantasy

When Ben Silverstein is sent to the rundown town of Buttonville to spend the summer with his grandfather, he's certain it will be the most boring vacation ever. That is, until his grandfather's cat brings home what looks like . . . a baby dragon?Amazed, Ben enlists the help of Pearl Petal, a local girl with an eye for adventure. They take the wounded dragon to the only veterinarian's office in town -- Dr. Woo's Worm Hospital. But as Ben and Pearl discover once they are inside, Dr. Woo's isn't a worm hospital at all -- it's actually a secret hospital for imaginary creatures.After Ben accidentally leaves the hospital's front door unlocked, a rather large, rather stinky, and very hairy beast escapes into Buttonville. Ben and Pearl are tasked with retrieving the runaway creature, and what started out as an ordinary summer becomes the story of a lifetime.Suzanne Selfors delivers a wild journey filled with mythical creatures and zany adventures that are...
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Braver

Braver

Suzanne Selfors

Children's Books / Science Fiction & Fantasy

For fans of the Warrior series and Redwall, Braver: A Wombat's Tale is an exciting new fantasy adventure novel for young readers from Suzanne Selfors and Walker Ranson.Lola Budge isn't your average bare-nosed wombat. While her parents and neighbors in the Northern Forest want nothing more than peace and quiet, Lola loves to talk. Bored by the quiet routine of wombat life, Lola desperately wants something, anything, interesting to happen. But when Lola follows the terrifying sound of unfamiliar screeching, she discovers a predator who has been kept in exile for many generations. And this creature has captured the peaceful wombats and carted them away—including Lola's parents. To save her family, Lola will need help from the Queen of Tassie Island herself. But the road to the golden city of Dore is long and treacherous for a young wombat, especially with predators on the loose. To save the ones she loves, Lola...
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The Sweetest Spell

The Sweetest Spell

Suzanne Selfors

Children's Books / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Emmeline Thistle, a dirt-scratcher's daughter, has escaped death twice-first, on the night she was born, and second, on the day her entire village was swept away by flood. Left with nothing and no one, Emmeline discovers her rare and mysterious ability-she can churn milk into chocolate, a delicacy more precious than gold.*Suddenly, the most unwanted girl in Anglund finds herself desired by all. But Emmeline only wants one-Owen Oak, a dairyman's son, whose slow smiles and lingering glances once tempted her to believe she might someday be loved for herself. But others will stop at nothing to use her gift for their own gains-no matter what the cost to Emmeline. Magic and romance entwine in this fantastical world where true love and chocolate conquer all.*ReviewPraise for Mad Love "This book has real charm with great depth." - VOYA "A funny, light, bittersweet novel that is fresh and unique."-Confessions of a Bookaholic Praise for Saving Juliet *"Selfors injects an angst-ridden 17-year-old Manhattan actress into Shakespeare's star-crossed romance, yielding hilarious and often very clever results."-Publishers Weekly, starred review "Absorbing, exciting and useful for teachers, too." -Kirkus Reviews "The book will appeal to fans of historical fiction, time travel, adventure, and love stories."- VOYA Praise for The Sweetest Spell : An exhilarating, romantic, and frequently funny story of self-discovery Publishers Weekly, starred review About the AuthorSUZANNE SELFORS is the author of Mad Love, Coffeehouse Angel and Saving Juliet as well as several middle-grade novels including, Smells Like Dog. She held a number of jobs before becoming a writer, including children's photographer, video producer, organic flower grower, and marketing director. www.suzanneselfors.com
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Wish Upon a Sleepover

Wish Upon a Sleepover

Suzanne Selfors

Children's Books / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Five misfits. One magical wish. Bestselling author Suzanne Selfors brings heart and humor to this middle grade novel about a group of misfits who find true friendship where they least expect it.Leilani dreams of being friends with the most popular girls in her class—the Haileys—who are always throwing awesome themed sleepovers. She devises a master plan: throw her own sleepover of the century and invite them!When Tutu, her grandmother, accidentally mails Leilani's invitations to the DO NOT INVITE list, the best sleepover in the history of the world becomes the worst. Instead of the Haileys, the only guests are the three kids Leilani definitely did not want to show up: the neighbor who never speaks, the girl who draws mean pictures of her, and her farting older cousin. At least her best friend August will be there. Leilani and her guests decide to make Tutu's recipe for Sleepover Soup, which requires each of them to collect one...
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Smells Like Dog

Smells Like Dog

Suzanne Selfors

Children's Books / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Meet Homer Pudding, an ordinary farm boy who's got big dreams-to follow in the footsteps of his famous treasure-hunting uncle. But when Uncle Drake mysteriously disappears, Homer inherits two things: a lazy, droopy dog with no sense of smell, and a mystery.Why would his uncle call this clumsy dog his "most treasured possession?" And why did he put a gold coin on the dog's collar?And who will continue Uncle Drake's quest-to find the most coveted pirate treasure in the world?Join Homer, his sister Gwendolyn, and Dog on an adventure that will test their wits and courage as they leave their peaceful farm and head into a world where ruthless treasure hunters hide around every corner. Where they discover that Dog has a hidden talent and that treasure might be closer than they ever imagined...
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Ever After High

Ever After High

Suzanne Selfors

Children's Books / Science Fiction & Fantasy

The sixth fabelous book in Suzanne Selfors' Ever After High: A School Story series. Meeshell is not an ordinary mermaid princess; she knows that someday, when she is older, she will leave her sea kingdom and live happily ever after on land with her prince. The thought of living on land is thrilling but also nerve-racking. Meeshell is glad she has years to prepare! But there is a change in the tides, and now Meeshell will start attending Ever After High. She has almost no time to do all of her preparing and planning. Can Meeshell fit in at Ever After High, or will she stand out like a fish out of water?© 2016 Mattel. All Rights Reserved.
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Darling Charming and the Horse of a Different Color

Darling Charming and the Horse of a Different Color

Suzanne Selfors

Children's Books / Science Fiction & Fantasy

This short story by Suzanne Selfors is a companion to her novel A Semi-Charming Kind of Life. At Ever After High, some students are paired with companion creatures; some aid them in their quests to fulfill their destinies, while others offer the kind of friendships you find only in fairytales. Darling Charming loves riding her horse, Sir Gallopad, who has the ability to camouflage himself by changing colors! But Sir Gallopad hasn't always felt so special. Read this original short story about how Darling got her enchanting pet horse.
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Wedgie & Gizmo vs. the Toof

Wedgie & Gizmo vs. the Toof

Suzanne Selfors

Children's Books / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Fans of Stick Dog and My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish will LOL over Suzanne Selfors's hilarious illustrated series about the growing pains of blended families and the secret rivalry of pets."A delightfully fun read that will leave you in stitches!"—Caldecott Medalist Dan SantatWedgie LOVES the new micro-pig next door. And she LOVES him! They both like to go for walks and roll in smelly things. They are going to be in the school pet parade together. They are best friends.But Gizmo knows the truth. The pig is Wedgie's new sidekick. Super Wedgie and the Toof have teamed up to stop Gizmo from taking over the world.But they will not win! Gizmo is an evil genius. He is smarter than most comic book villains. And more powerful than even Darth Vader! He ordered a flying machine online and he will use it to set free all the guinea pigs at the pet parade.Then they will crush both dog and pig and make all humans feel their wrath....
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Ginger Breadhouse and the Candy Fish Wish

Ginger Breadhouse and the Candy Fish Wish

Suzanne Selfors

Children's Books / Science Fiction & Fantasy

This short story by Suzanne Selfors is a companion to her novel Kiss and Spell. At Ever After High, Ginger Breadhouse is working on some hextra credit for Science and Sorcery class when a bit of potion spills on a gummy candy fish and brings it to life! Now Ginger has to figure out how to care for a pet made out of sugar! Read this original short story about how Ginger got her pet fish, Jelly.
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Hopper Croakington II and the Princely Present

Hopper Croakington II and the Princely Present

Suzanne Selfors

Children's Books / Science Fiction & Fantasy

This short story by Suzanne Selfors is a companion to her novel Kiss and Spell. At Ever After High, Hopper Croakington II has a hopeless crush on Briar Beauty, but whenever he tries to talk to her he turns into a frog! When it's Briar's birthday, Hopper wants to give her a completely unique present — he doesn't know what to do until he meets a little dragonfly with a fiery talent. Read this original short story about how Hopper got his pet dragonfly, Drake.
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The Order of the Unicorn

The Order of the Unicorn

Suzanne Selfors

Children's Books / Science Fiction & Fantasy

At Dr. Woo's Worm Hospital, Pearl and Ben are greeted with some bad news. A human has been spotted in the Imaginary World! Dr. Woo suspects it might be Maximus Steele — a poacher with his sights set on prized animal horns. What creature will he attack next? Will it be a unicorn?Together, Pearl, Ben, and Dr. Woo travel to the Tangled Forest. It's an amazing, colorful, and wild place. Ultimately, the responsibility falls to Pearl to find the lost unicorn. But in a land of fire-breathing insects and flesh-eating flora, is she up for the challenge?Suzanne Selfors delivers a wild journey filled with mythical creatures and zany adventures that are anything but imaginary.
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A Semi-Charming Kind of Life

A Semi-Charming Kind of Life

Suzanne Selfors

Children's Books / Science Fiction & Fantasy

Darling Charming is bored in Damsel-In-Distressing class. She'd much rather be in Hero Training with her brothers. The only thing is, she has secretly been helping her brother Dexter ace the class. If anyone finds out, a scandal would erupt at Ever After High. One of the most prestigious families in town, the Charmings have a reputation to uphold. Darling is destined to be a damsel...but this Rebel may want to decide her own destiny! Why should princes have all the fun?Don't miss the companion activity book, Hero Training!
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