Books by Michelle Poploff

WHERE TRIPLETS GO, TROUBLE FOLLOWS by Michelle Poploff
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 15, 2015

"An appealing idea for a chapter book but undistinguished in execution. (Fiction. 7-9)"
The Divine triplets, Lily, Daisy, and Violet, are alike in some ways and different in others, but they agree about their troublesome new puppy. Read full book review >
BAT BONES AND SPIDER STEW by Michelle Poploff
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 1998

"Basso's funny cartoon illustrations are energetic and will have children snickering over the silliness. (Fiction. 6-8)"
paper 0-440-41440-7 Henry is going home with his new friend, Artie Doomsday, for the first time, and he's worried. Read full book review >
TEA PARTY FOR TWO by Michelle Poploff
CHILDREN'S
Released: Nov. 1, 1997

"The emphasis on the friendship is the book's strongest quality, with genial illustrations that will soothe those who like their tea parties simple and sweet. (Fiction. 6-9)"
In this entry in the First Choice Chapter Book series, Poploff (Busy O'Brien and the Caterpillar Punch Bunch, 1992, etc.) divides an easy-to-read story into several scenes about Amy and Kim, who are enjoying a tea party. Read full book review >
BUSY O'BRIEN AND THE CATERPILLAR PUNCH BUNCH by Michelle Poploff
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1992

"Illustrations not seen. (Fiction. 8-11)"
In a sequel to Busy O'Brien and the Great Bubble Gum Blowout (1990), Busy and friends Mitch and Roe can almost taste the 30 free ice-cream cones they'll receive for nominating the winner in a ``Good Neighbor of the Year'' contest (they'll get to name a new Flavor of the Month, too)—but then stuck-up rival Jolly Van Pelt steps forward with her own candidate. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 9, 1990

The fact that Busy's mother has just been elected mayor puts a strain on their relationship, since Busy tends to act impulsively—e.g., she plans a bubble-gum-blowing contest to raise funds for the town Meal Mobile (first prize: lunch with the mayor) without consulting her mother. Read full book review >