Jennifer Murdley's Toad: A Magic Shop Book (Paperback)

Jennifer Murdley's Toad: A Magic Shop Book By Bruce Coville, Gary A. Lippincott (Illustrator) Cover Image

Jennifer Murdley's Toad: A Magic Shop Book (Paperback)

Jennifer Murdley, a homely fifth-grader who would give anything to be beautiful, accidentally stumbles into a magic shop and purchases a very ugly toad. The toad, it turns out, can talk and ends up getting Jennifer into the worst trouble of her life. This madcap, head-spinning adventure is also a thought-provoking story about the nature of true beauty.

BRUCE COVILLE is the author of over 100 books for children and young adults, including the international bestseller My Teacher is an Alien, the Unicorn Chronicles series, and the much-beloved Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher. His work has appeared in a dozen languages and won children's choice awards in a dozen states. Before becoming a full time writer Bruce was a teacher, a toymaker, a magazine editor, a gravedigger, and a cookware salesman. He is also the creator of Full Cast Audio, an audiobook company devoted to producing full cast, unabridged recordings of material for family listening and has produced over a hundred audiobooks, directing and/or acting in most of them. Bruce lives in Syracuse, New York, with his wife, illustrator and author Katherine Coville.

Product Details ISBN: 9780152062460
ISBN-10: 0152062467
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: November 1st, 2007
Pages: 176
Language: English
Series: Magic Shop Book

"Endlessly funny. . . . A roller-coaster ride of a story, full of humor and even wisdom."--Kirkus Reviews