Jennifer Murdley's Toad: A Magic Shop Book by Bruce CovilleJennifer Murdley's Toad: A Magic Shop Book by Bruce Coville

Jennifer Murdley's Toad: A Magic Shop Book

byBruce CovilleIllustratorGary A. Lippincott

Paperback | October 29, 2007

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Jennifer Murdley, a homely fifth-grader who would give anything to be beautiful, accidentally stumbles into a magic shop and purchases a very ugly toad. The toad, it turns out, can talk and ends up getting Jennifer into the worst trouble of her life. This madcap, head-spinning adventure is also a thought-provoking story about the nature of true beauty.
BRUCE COVILLEis the author of over 100 books for children and young adults, including the international bestseller My Teacher is an Alien, the Unicorn Chronicles series, and the much-beloved Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher. His work has appeared in a dozen languages and won children's choice awards in a dozen states. Before becoming a...
Title:Jennifer Murdley's Toad: A Magic Shop BookFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:176 pages, 7.5 × 5 × 0.47 inShipping dimensions:7.5 × 5 × 0.47 inPublished:October 29, 2007Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152062467

ISBN - 13:9780152062460

Appropriate for ages: 10


Editorial Reviews

Endlessly funny . . . A roller-coaster ride of a story, full of humor and even wisdom."- Kirkus Reviews "[A] light, fast-paced fantasy."- Booklist "