Four-year-old Jack Dervish’s super spy parents disappeared without a trace…
…And now, at twelve and after years of living alone in his parents’ super-spy lair, training in every manner of super-spy skills, Jack decides he must attend school. After all, how will he foil the international crime syndicate and fight global evil if he can’t even pass as a normal, youngish... [click here for more]
Eleven-year-old Maya Papaya’s ex-circus parents not only left her with a name like a deranged fruit salad, but her very own tail...a four-foot, furry tail with a mind of its own.
Mr. Norbert says Maya must keep the tail a super-big secret, and wear the itchy, tail-hiding pants whenever she leaves the house. That means Maya can’t have sleepovers or go swimming with the other kids, either,... [click here for more]
Tugli lives happily in a metal box on a friendly street where vendors hawk wares and a Buddhist stupa sits at his back. Everything pretty much goes the same way for a long time, until one day, the pickle lady stops delivering the pickles. After that, a disgruntled monkey, a three-legged dog and a kindly old woman pretty much disrupt the course of Tugli’s life forever.
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Priscilla putters along in her usual life of bridge and gossip and coffee shops and shopping at the local markets in the small Indian town where she lives. Until one morning, a mysterious man known only as the Pharsee gives her a box.
The thing is filthy, twitchy and just plain wrong…but no matter what Priscilla tries, or how many cleaning boys she fires, she simply cannot get rid of it.
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