A book of poems written for the child in all of us. The author of the heralded BERT'S HOUSE has put together a pictured filled selection of poems that will make you smile, laugh, and maybe even cry.... More > The poems, as you read them to a child, may take you on a return trip through your childhood. Maybe you didn't like Liver and Onions, either! Were you afraid Climbing Trees? Did you ever float down a Creek on a mattress? Did you enjoy those Snow Days? Was Summer as you remember it? There are memories to be made and memories to remember in, Poems by Mort.< Less
Now with 8 exciting illustrations!
A lazy summer afternoon turns into a life-threatening adventure when Skip Olsen and Scooter McCray decide to explore Murphy's Thicket, a place where people enter... More > but seldom exit....alive!
Along with their friend, Doc, and Doc's sister, the boys disregard the warnings of their parents and enter the Thicket and soon find a cave where they become hopelessly lost and where at any moment their young lives could be washed away.
Can an old Coca Cola bottle save them? Can a man long dead lead them to safety or is he leading them to their own deaths?
The adventure begins ...in Murphy's Thicket.< Less
Skip Olsen receives a phone call on a late October night from his friend, Bert. He's invited to come to Bert's country home to spend the evening. And so begins the scariest night in our young... More > hero's life as he searches for his buddy while trying to avoid ghosts, vampires, ghouls and other horrors in Bert's House!< Less
When Scooter McCray and his friends run into a bitter rival at the mall on a cold winter's day, a challenge is issued - a snowball war! Scooter, never one to back down, accepts the challenge knowing... More > his gang is outmanned. He devises a plan to build a snow fort. Will his plan work? Read "The Fort" to find out.< Less
An ambush of a U.S. Cavalry troop - a canoe race - a double-dare - Ace and Vinnie - an old tree named 'The Sentinel' - a train trestle - and a ghostly Indian scout combine to lead Skip and Scooter... More > on their most dangerous escapade yet! An adventure so dangerous, it may cost them...everything!< Less
The third in a series of the Skip Olsen and Scooter McCray adventure novels. This time the boys find themselves searching for a lost diamond necklace that is also being searched for by 3 others, one... More > of whom has killed once and will do so again to obtain the treasure. To find the treasure hidden by a Count many decades earlier, the boys must find a diary and solve the riddles that follow.< Less
A thief, recently released from prison, while in the process of executing a crime he has planned for years, gives the victim a small push. The push would lead to the horrifying, yet exciting,... More > adventure for Skip Olsen and Scooter McCray. Their attempt to do a favor for the victim of the crime turns into their running from a killer who has a vendetta to settle. A vendetta that would leave a death trail along the tracks taken by a runaway train. A train being clung to by the boys and their would-be killer!< Less
A bank robbery and a skiing accident, 75 years apart are forever linked when Skip Olsen and Scooter McCray find one of the world's most valuable coins lying alongside two skeletons on a... More > mountaintop.
When their possession of the coin is revealed, a murderous chase ensues with our heroes pursued by a maniac and his sidekick, willing to do whatever it takes to seize the coin. But the danger doesn't end there! A hired assassin is also on their trail with instructions to retrieve the coin and eliminate anyone who knows of its existence.
But when the boys, with the help of Doc, the boy genius, begin to unravel the secrets spawned 75 years earlier, another, and the most evil of their pursuers, appears. His objectives are simple: retrieve the coin and leave no witnesses.
Danger, intrigue and suspense lurk on every turn of a page.
This is a Skip and Scooter adventure you will not want to put down until the last page has been turned and the last chilling sentence has been read.< Less
During a camping expedition, Skip, Scooter, and their friend, Doc, are separated from the other campers and soon find themselves facing their most terrifying adventure. An earthquake many years... More > earlier sets off events that will bring the boys face-to-face with one of the most evil men they have ever encountered - Smiles Parker! But Parker has an accomplice that may be even more deadly! Time meets circumstance once again as our heroes find a treasure of extraordinary value - the Sword of Greco! All who have come in contact with the sword have come to a grizzly end. The boys soon come to realize that their discovery could cost them their young lives. But, not only are villains in pursuit, but another danger, one much more lethal, engages in the chase. They have only a single recourse remaining, leaving their chance at surviving somewhere between little and none! Twists and turns abound in this thrilling saga of the Skip and Scooter Adventures. Once you start reading, you won’t want to put down…HoBo’s Lagoon!< Less