Item description for Moongobble & Me: Evil Elves (Moongobble & Me) by Bruce Coville...
Moongobble has successfully completed two of his three Mighty Tasks: He's collected the Golden Acorns of Alcoona and bottled the tears of the Weeping Werewolf. There's only one more Mighty Task to go, then Moongobble will become a member of the Society of Magicians. But this might be the most difficult one of them all. Moongobble must go deep into the Forest of Boodle to recover the Queen's Belly Button, a magical stone that was plucked off an ancient statue by a band of elves. The Belly Button has the power to tempt its owner to do evil things -- and those elves have been causing trouble left and right.
Moongobble enlists the help of Edward, Urk, the Rusty Knight, Fireball the Dragon, and Arfur, an old friend. Even with their help, this task won't be easy. Anyone who attempts to steal the Belly Button and fails will be turned into stone! Will Moongobble be able to successfully steal the stone and resist its powers?
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7" Width: 4.5" Height: 0.8" Weight: 0.15 lbs.
Binding Audio Cassette
Release Date Apr 1, 2005
Publisher Full Cast Audio
ISBN 1932076883 ISBN13 9781932076882
Availability 0 units.
More About Bruce Coville
Paula Danziger (1944-2004) was a flamboyantly funny and deeply honest writer who had a direct line into kids' hearts and funny bones. Bruce Coville lives in Syracuse, New York. Elizabeth Levy lives in New York City.
Bruce Coville currently resides in Syracuse, in the state of New York.
Bruce Coville has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Moongobble & Me: Evil Elves (Moongobble & Me)?
Great Chapter book for young readers Nov 15, 2007
I have read all three of the first books to my K-1 students and they love them!! They are great read aloud books for this age level. The books are well written and the kids love to see the trouble Moongobble gets into. The characters are engaging and the humor is perfect for 5-7 year olds. There are some recurring themes throughout the series that the kids just love. The only problem is that there are only 4 books in the series so far. I highly reccommend these books!
great book! Aug 13, 2007
My seven year old loves this series, he truly can't put them down once he gets started. They are fun and exciting, with adventure, but at an appropriate level for a second grader. We are moving on to other Bruce Coville books as his reading level increases, have not yet been disappointed.
Great book Jan 15, 2006
We love all the Coville books and the Moongoble series is great fun. Good for younger children perhaps. 5-7
Engaging and Fun Jul 13, 2005
Bruce Coville has written a wonderful trio of books for the beginning reader. The characters in this story are amusing, especially the Rusty Knight, and the talking frog. Edward is a bland main character, but serves a purpose as the straight man around whom all the magic takes place.
I will be using the book in my 2nd grade classroom this year, and feel that the short chapters and solid story will prove to be big hits with my students.
The Moongobble series is an excellent introduction to the world of fantasy, and should prove to be a gateway novel for younger readers that will eventually lead them to the Secrets of Droon series, and from there to Harry Potter.
Excellent for younger readers Dec 14, 2004
Bruce Coville has once again written a story quite suitable for young fantasy fans. I read to my 5 and 6 year old sons and they always enjoy the magical follies of the less than competent magicians. The scary parts in the Moongobble series are not really scary, which is a plus, compared to Spiderwick where menacing goblins kill pets and dwarves, and some characters die. The very young boy, Edward, being the hero makes it all the more interesting for children. Also the language is much gentler than in Spiderwick. (...) As aways, the drawings added to the appeal as did the handsome production values with a volume sized perfectly for small readers' hands. After the happy ending there is a great picture with all the kids' favorite characters, plus the opening for additional books even after Moongobble has fulfilled his Mighty Tasks. May we hope for more, Mr. Coville?