Bibliography


Most books are published by Atheneum / Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing. Other publishers are given in parentheses after the titles.


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Bunnicula Middle-Grade Novels

  • Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery (with Deborah Howe) (1979)
  • Howliday Inn (1982)
  • The Celery Stalks at Midnight (1983)
  • Nighty-Nightmare (1987)
  • Return to Howliday Inn (1992)
  • Bunnicula Strikes Again! (1999)
  • Bunnicula Meets Edgar Allan Crow (2006)
  • Bunnicula in a Box — boxed set (2013)

Tales from the House of Bunnicula series (illustrated by Brett Helquist)

  • #1: It Came from Beneath the Bed! (2002)
  • #2: Invasion of the Mind Swappers from Asteroid 6! (2002)
  • #3: Howie Monroe and the Doghouse of Doom (2002)
  • #4: Screaming Mummies of the Pharaoh’s Tomb II (2003)
  • #5: Bud Barkin, Private Eye (2003)
  • #6: The Amazing Odorous Adventures of Stinky Dog (2003)

Bunnicula and Friends Ready-to-Read series (illustrated by Jeff Mack)

  • #1: The Vampire Bunny (2005)
  • #2: Hot Fudge (2006)
  • #3: Scared Silly (2006)
  • #4: Rabbit-cadabra! (2007)
  • #5: The Fright Before Christmas (2007)
  • #6: Creepy Crawly Birthday (2008)

 


Bunnicula-Related Titles:

  • The Fright Before Christmas, picture book illustrated by Leslie Morrill (Morrow Junior Books) (1989)
  • Scared Silly: A Halloween Treat, picture book illustrated by Leslie Morrill (Morrow Junior Books) (1989)
  • Hot Fudge, picture book illustrated by Leslie Morrill (Morrow Junior Books) (1990)
  • Creepy-Crawly Birthday, picture book illustrated by Leslie Morrill (Morrow Junior Books) (1991)
  • Rabbit-Cadabra!, picture book illustrated by Alan Daniel (Morrow Junior Books (1993)
  • Bunnicula Fun Book (Morrow Junior Books) (1993)
  • Bunnicula Escapes! (a pop-up book, Morrow Junior Books) (1994)
  • A Book of 3 Spooky Plays (play adaptations of Creepy-Crawly Birthday, The Fright Before Christmas, and Scared Silly, published by Scholastic as a special book club premium for teachers.)  (1997)
  • Bunnicula’s Wickedly Wacky Word Games (1998)
  • Bunnicula’s Pleasantly Perplexing Puzzlers (1998)
  • Bunnicula’s Long-Lasting Laugh-Alouds (with Louis Phillips) (1999)
  • Bunnicula’s Frightfully Fabulous Factoids (1999)

Pinky and Rex Ready-to-Read series (illustrated by Melissa Sweet):

  • Pinky and Rex (1990)
  • Pinky and Rex Get Married (1990)
  • Pinky and Rex and the Mean Old Witch (1991)
  • Pinky and Rex and the Spelling Bee (1991)
  • Pinky and Rex Go to Camp (1992)
  • Pinky and Rex and the New Baby (1993)
  • Pinky and Rex and the Double-Dad Weekend (1995)
  • Pinky and Rex and the Bully (1996)
  • Pinky and Rex and the New Neighbors (1997)
  • Pinky and Rex and the School Play (1998)
  • Pinky and Rex and the Perfect Pumpkin (1998)
  • Pinky and Rex and the Just-Right Pet (2001)

Houndsley and Catina series (illustrated by Marie-Louise Gay):

  • Houndsley and Catina (Candlewick) (2006)
  • Houndsley and Catina and the Birthday Surprise (Candlewick) (2006)
  • Houndsley and Catina and the Quiet Time (Candlewick) (2008)
  • Houndsley and Catina Plink and Plunk (Candlewick) (2009)

Picture Books:

  • The Day the Teacher Went Bananas, illustrated by Lillian Hoban (Dutton/Viking) (1984)
  • There’s a Monster Under My Bed, illustrated by David S. Rose (1986)
  • I Wish I Were a Butterfly, illustrated by Ed Young (Harcourt) (1987)
  • There’s a Dragon in My Sleeping Bag, illustrated by David S. Rose (1994)
  • Horace and Morris but Mostly Dolores, illustrated by Amy Walrod (1999)
  • Horace and Morris Join the Chorus (but what about Dolores?), illustrated by Amy Walrod (2002)
  • Kaddish for Grandpa in Jesus’ name amen, illustrated by Catherine Stock (2004)
  • Horace and Morris Say Cheese (which makes Dolores sneeze!), illustrated by Amy Walrod (2009)
  • Brontorina, illustrated by Randy Cecil (Candlewick) (2010)
  • Otter and Odder, illustrated by Chris Raschka (Candlewick) (2012)
  • Big Bob, Little Bob, illustrated by Laura Ellen Anderson (Candlewick) (2016)

 


Chapter Books:

  • Teddy Bear’s Scrapbook (with Deborah Howe), illustrated by David S. Rose (1980)

STAND-ALONE Middle-grade novels:

  • A Night Without Stars (1983)
  • Morgan’s Zoo (1984)
  • The New Nick Kramer, or My Life as a Baby-sitter (Hyperion) (1995)

 


Sebastian Barth Mysteries:

  • What Eric Knew (1985)
  • Stage Fright (1986)
  • Eat Your Poison, Dear (1986)
  • Dew Drop Dead (1990)

The Misfits series

  • The Misfits (2001)
  • Totally Joe (2005)
  • Addie on the Inside (2011)
  • Also Known as Elvis (2014)
  • The Complete Misfits Collection (2015)


Young adult novels:

  • The Watcher (1997)

Young adult short story collections (editor and contributor):

  • The Color of Absence: 12 Stories About Loss and Hope (2001)
  • 13: Thirteen stories that capture the agony and ecstasy of being thirteen (2003)

Stories and poems published in anthologies:

  • “Victor,” published in Birthday Surprises, edited by Johanna Hurwitz (HarperCollins) (1995)
  • “Everything Will Be Okay,” published in When I Was Your Age, edited by Amy Ehrlich (Candlewick) and reprinted in Chicken Soup for the Preteen Soul (Health Communications, Inc.) (1996)
  • “Pies: A Lament,” a poem published in Food Fight, edited by Michael J. Rosen (Harcourt) (1996)
  • “Enchanted Night,” published in The Color of Absence, edited by James Howe (Atheneum/Simon & Schuster) (2001)
  • “Jeremy Goldblatt is So Not Moses,” published in 13, edited by James Howe (Atheneum/Simon & Schuster) (2003)
  • “Learning How to Be a Boy,” adapted from a chapter of Totally Joe and published in Guys Write for Guys Read, edited by Jon Scieszka (Viking) (2005)
  • “Free Your Inner Artist (Start with Spaghetti),” published in Recycle This Book: 100 Top Children’s Book Authors Tell You How to Go Green, edited by Dan Gutman (Yearling) (2009)
  • “want to meet,” published in Girl Meets Boy, edited by Kelly Milner Halls (Chronicle Books) (2011)
  • “How Miracles Begin,” published in Behind the Song, edited by K.M. Walton (Sourcebooks) (2017)


Nonfiction Books:

  • Carol Burnett: The Sound of Laughter (Viking “Women of Our Times” biography series) (1988)
  • The Hospital Book (Crown, 1981; republished by HarperCollins, 1994)
  • When You Go to Kindergarten (Knopf, 1986; republished by Morrow Junior Books, 1994)
  • Playing With Words (Richard C. Owen) (1994)


 Adaptations:

  • Babes in Toyland (Harcourt) (1986)
  • The Secret Garden (Random House) (1987 and 1993)
  • Dances With Wolves (Newmarket Press) (1991)

Television scripts:

  • “My Life as a Babysitter,” for The Disney Channel (1990)

Miscellaneous:

  • Annie Joins the Circus (Random House) (1982)
  • The Case of the Missing Mother (Muppets Press/Random House) (1983)
  • The Muppet Guide to Magnificent Manners (Muppets Press/Random House) (1984)
  • How the Ewoks Saved the Trees (Random House) (1984)
  • Mister Tinker in Oz (Random House) (1985)
  • A Love Note for Baby Piggy (Marvel/Weekly Reader Book Club) (1986)