Books by Jeff Szpirglas

WILD CARDS by Jeff Szpirglas
Released: Feb. 14, 2017

"A good choice for emergent readers who might like to promote improvements to their schools. (Fiction. 6-9)"
The kids in Matt's class love to play with Monster Zap cards during recess, but now their principal has banned them, leaving the child scrambling to find a solution for recess despair. Read full book review >
EVIL EYE by Jeff Szpirglas
Released: June 15, 2013

"The plot is hardly ever credible, but readers will be too scared to notice. And the best horror stories don't need to make any more sense than a dream—or a nightmare. (Horror. 9-12)"
Some kids have been waiting their entire lives for a book about a floating eyeball, even if they didn't know it. This is that book. Read full book review >
Released: March 1, 2011

"Popular science through and through, you can't help enjoying this. (index) (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
"A human is a pretty wild thing," argues the author of this collection of curious facts and intriguing studies about human behavior. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 2004

"Szpirglas, who describes himself as 'Just a guy who happens to think weird animals and gross facts are cool,' lists 38 researchers and experts consulted in an impressive concluding page of 'Amazingly Awesome Acknowledgments.' (Nonfiction. 8-11)"
Face it, Szpirglas tells us, the world we live in is definitely gross—and we're pretty yucky, too. Read full book review >