Jasper Fforde, Catherine Jinks, & Catherine Murdoch - Middle Grade Mania

Monday, September 16, 2013 - 5:30pm

It’s Middle Grade Mania at Book Passage! Jasper Fforde presents Song of the Quarkbeast ($16.99), the long-awaited sequel to The Last Dragonslayer, in which the wizards of Kazam are in deep trouble. Catherine Jinks teaches us How to Catch a Bogle ($16.99), which might stop them from eating the children of London. Catherine Murdock brings us Heaven is Paved with Oreos ($16.99), in which the magic of Rome entwines with the wonder of first love. Don’t miss these three fantastic authors!


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The Song of the Quarkbeast: The Chronicles of Kazam, Book 2 Cover Image
ISBN: 9780547738482
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Houghton Mifflin - September 3rd, 2013

Magic has been in a sad state in the Ununited Kingdom for years, but now it's finally on the rise, and boneheaded King Snodd IV knows it.

How to Catch a Bogle Cover Image
By Catherine Jinks, Sarah Watts (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780544087088
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Houghton Mifflin - September 3rd, 2013

If ever a chill entered her soul, or the hope suddenly drained from her heart, she knew a bogle was to blame.

Heaven Is Paved with Oreos Cover Image
ISBN: 9780547625386
Availability: Special Order
Published: Houghton Mifflin - September 3rd, 2013

Fourteen-year-old Sarah Zorn intends to spend the Wisconsin summer with her "boyfriend" Curtis, waiting for a dead calf named Boris to decompose in time for the science fair. Her plans upend, however, when her fake-boyfriend strategy goes seriously awry just as her hippie Grandma Z invites her on a last-minute Roman holiday.