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The Weeping Werewolf

The Weeping Werewolf

Illustrated by: Katherine Coville
For Ages: 6 - 10
In The Dragon of Doom, Moongobble successfully completed his first mighty task -- collecting the Golden Acorns of Alcoona. So now it's time for him to complete the second one. he must bring back a bottle containing the tears of the Weeping Werewolf! But werewolves are scary, dangerous creatures. How can Moongobble, a magician with a good heart but who's not much good at magic, collect the tears without being torn to shreds?
Luckily, Edward, Fireball the dragon, and Urk, Moongobble's faithful toad, are all there to help him. Together they go in search of the Weeping Werewolf, and end up with much more that they bargained for!
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  • Aladdin | 
  • 80 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780689857584 | 
  • November 2005 | 
  • Grades 1 - 5 | 
  • Lexile 630
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Chapter One: Bullies

"Hey, Edward!" said Peter Cooper. "Where are you going? Up to see the crazy man?"

"Moongobble isn't crazy," I said, trying not to let Peter make me angry.

"I hear they're never going to let him into the Society of Magicians!" yelled Thomas Baker.

I walked faster, trying to ignore the two boys, as Mother had always told me to do. But I knew that wouldn't work. Peter and Thomas wanted to make me cry, and they wouldn't stop until they did.

I don't know why big kids feel like they have to pick on smaller kids. Maybe it's not that way other places. But it's sure the way things work in our little... see more

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Bruce Coville
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Bruce Coville

Bruce Coville was born in Syracuse, New York, in 1950. Before getting published he earned his living as a toymaker, a gravedigger, a cookware salesman, an assembly line worker, and finally as an elementary school teacher. Bruce has published more than 100 books, which have appeared in over a dozen countries around the world and sold more than 16 million copies. Among his most popular titles are My Teacher Is an Alien, Into the Land of the Unicorns, and The Monster’s Ring. In 2001 he founded Full Cast Audio, an audiobook company dedicated to creating unabridged, full cast recordings of the best in children’s and young adult literature. Bruce lives in Syracuse with his wife, Katherine, who has illustrated many of his books. For more information about Bruce, check out BruceCoville.com.

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