Books by Catherine Hapka

THE COMPETITION BEGINS by Catherine Hapka
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 5, 2018

"An upbeat and fun series opener capturing the spirit of the source show. (Fiction. 9-12)"
A group of kids trains together for an obstacle-course game show. Read full book review >
PEARL'S OCEAN MAGIC by Catherine Hapka
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2016

"Sinks. (Fantasy. 6-9)"
Young dolphin Pearl encounters braggarts, bullies, and friends during her first day at magical dolphin school. Read full book review >
MADDIE'S DREAM by Catherine Hapka
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 8, 2014

"Fuel for horse-obsessed readers who have finished the Marguerite Henry originals. (Fiction. 8-12)"
Yet another horse series begins. Read full book review >
BLUE RIBBON DAY by Catherine Hapka
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 1, 2013

"Young pony lovers will find it as enjoyable as the others in the series. (Early reader. 5-8)"
The eighth Pony Scouts book for the I Can Read! series is a little light on plot, but it will still please beginning readers. Read full book review >
MERMAIDS IN THE BACKYARD by Catherine Hapka
CHILDREN'S
Released: June 25, 2013

"A middling chapter book for mermaid lovers who don't want big conflicts. (Fantasy. 6-9)"
A girl forges friendships with the mermaids in the ocean behind her house. Read full book review >
HORSE DIARIES by Catherine Hapka
ANIMALS
Released: March 24, 2009

"Probably harmless, definitely silly. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Ever since that danged Lassie rescued Timmie from the well, readers have had to suffer foolish plots like this one. Read full book review >