Best Selling Audio Books by Troy Cummings

Troy Cummings is the author of Can I Be Your Dog? (2022), Is This Your Class Pet? (2022), Giddy-Up, Daddy! Read & Listen Edition (2013), Snap of the Super-Goop: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #10) (2016) and other 23 books.

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Can I Be Your Dog?

release date: Feb 08, 2022
Can I Be Your Dog?
A heart-tugging dog adoption story told through letters from a dog as he seeks a forever home! The New York Times bestselling picture book that was featured on THE TODAY SHOW is now in paperback! Arfy is a homeless mutt who lives in a box in an alley. Arfy writes to every person on Butternut Street about what a great pet he''d make. His letters to prospective owners share that he''s house broken! He has his own squeaky bone! He can learn to live with cats! But, no one wants him. Won''t anyone open their heart--and home--to a lonesome dog? Readers will be happily surprised to learn just who steps up to adopt Arfy. Troy Cummings''s hilarious and touching story is a perfect gift for a child wanting a dog, and for pet adoption advocates. It also showcases many different styles of letter writing, making it appealing to parents and teachers looking to teach the lost art of written communication. "It''s an instant classic in our household." --#1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas

Is This Your Class Pet?

release date: Jun 28, 2022
Is This Your Class Pet?
An adorable letter writing dog helps a class pet on the loose get back to its classroom in this companion to the New York Times bestseller Can I Be Your Dog?, and I Found a Kitty! Arfy is a reading buddy, visiting schools and helping kids who are learning to read. One day, upon arriving home, Arfy notices a stowaway in his vest pocket--a turtle! Arfy must write letters to each of the teachers--and even the principal!--to find the classroom whose terrarium is missing this little terrapin. Can Arfy get this little lady back to her rightful class? Another winning, comical, epistolary tale from a New York Times bestselling author-illustrator that''s perfect for children, teachers, and librarians.

Giddy-Up, Daddy! Read & Listen Edition

release date: Apr 23, 2013
Giddy-Up, Daddy! Read & Listen Edition
Giddy-Up, Daddy! is the newest imaginative picture book from celebrated cartoonist Troy Cummings. When rootin''-tootin'' Daddy the "horse" is eyeballed by some rotten rustlers, it''s all the kids can do to keep him out of the big lugs'' lasso. What follows is a quick detour through a rodeo, a trip across a circus high wire, and a near-miss in the Rockies, till the kids don Mounty gear and capture the bad guys for good. A celebratory parade at sundown leads the kids and Daddy back home into Mom''s waiting arms. This Read & Listen edition contains audio narration.

Snap of the Super-Goop: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #10)

release date: Jun 28, 2016
Snap of the Super-Goop: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #10)
The latest book in this best-selling series is filled with eye-popping twists and turns! Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic''s early chapter book line Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!In this tenth book, Alexander keeps seeing monsters that the S.S.M.P. has ALREADY defeated! But his friends Rip and Nikki think he is going crazy. Could there be zombie monsters on the loose? Or is there a monster that can turn into ANYTHING? Alexander will have to protect the town -- and the notebook -- from Stermont''s latest monster!

Brute-Cake: A Branches Book (The Binder of Doom #1)

release date: Apr 30, 2019
Brute-Cake: A Branches Book (The Binder of Doom #1)
A brand-new, monster-filled, action-packed, early chapter book series from the bestselling author-illustrator of The Notebook of Doom! Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic''s early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!Alexander Bopp is the leader of the Super Secret Monster Patrol, a club whose members are sworn to protect the town from monsters. But there haven''t been monsters to fight for months... Alexander misses his best friends -- and fellow club members -- Rip and Nikki. Then he starts finding weird old-timey objects, cake crumbs, and creepy monster cards all over town! Could the monsters be back? The Super Secret Monster Patrol will have to get back together to find out! Fans of The Notebook of Doom are going to devour this exciting new series from bestselling author-illustrator Troy Cummings!

Hydrant-Hydra: A Branches Book (The Binder of Doom #4)

release date: Jul 07, 2020
Hydrant-Hydra: A Branches Book (The Binder of Doom #4)
The Super Secret Monster Patrol battles the Hydrant-Hydra, a clean-freak water monster! Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic''s early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!Sound the alarm -- things are heating up in Stermont! The Super Secret Monster Patrol arms themselves with water balloons to take on their hottest monster yet. But when puddles appear in the streets and the town starts to flood, Alexander and his friends realize there''s a different monster splashing about! Get ready for an epic water battle in this fully illustrated, action-packed adventure from New York Times bestselling author-illustrator Troy Cummings!

I Found a Kitty!

release date: Feb 08, 2022
I Found a Kitty!
It doesn''t get any cuter! This sequel to the New York Times bestseller Can I Be Your Dog? (which appeared on the TODAY show) has Arfy the dog trying to find a forever home for an abandoned kitten! Lucky dog Arfy has a home. When he discovers a homeless kitten, Arfy hopes Scamper can come live with him, but--achoo!--his person is allergic to cats! So, Arfy writes persuasive letters to prospective owners about what a great pet Scamper would make. But somehow these matches aren''t made in heaven. If Scamper can''t live with any of them, where will he go? He needs a quiet home where he could make people as happy as they''ll make him, full of laps, pats and purrs, and yarn balls....Arfy thinks he knows just the place!! Another winning, heart-tugging story that''s perfect for cat lovers, dog lovers, and pet adoption advocates. Troy Cummings writes a great read aloud, and the book showcases many styles of letters, making it appealing to parents and teachers looking to teach the lost art of written communication. Helpful tips in the backmatter inform children how they can help the plight of homeless animals. Praise for Can I Be Your Dog?: "It''s an instant classic in our household." --#1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas

The Notebook of Doom #2: Day of the Night Crawlers (A Branches Book)

release date: Aug 27, 2013
The Notebook of Doom #2: Day of the Night Crawlers (A Branches Book)
Monsters have never been this much fun! This series is part of Scholastic''s early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow! In this second book in the series, Alexander and his new friend, Rip, try to learn more about the monster-filled notebook. They follow clues left by strange worms called night crawlers. It turns out new monsters are in town--giant fish monsters called tunnel fish--and even a fish-kabob monster! This humorous, action-packed book has fun black-and-white illustrations on every page.

Pop of the Bumpy Mummy: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #6)

release date: Dec 30, 2014
Pop of the Bumpy Mummy: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #6)
A creepy mummy monster is on the loose in Stermont!This series is part of Scholastic''s early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!In this sixth book, Alexander''s class goes on a field trip to the history museum. The students have been learning about the legend of the bumpy mummy in class. But then Alexander thinks he sees the REAL bumpy mummy walking around! The famous Ruby Scorpion gets stolen from the museum, too! And what are those strange popping noises?! Alexander and his friends will have to work fast to stop Stermont''s latest monster!

The Notebook of Doom #7: Flurry of the Snombies (A Branches Book)

release date: Mar 31, 2015
The Notebook of Doom #7: Flurry of the Snombies (A Branches Book)
It''s summertime in Stermont! And it''s...SNOWING?! This series is part of Scholastic''s early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow! In this seventh book, it''s summertime in Stermont! Alexander, Rip, and Nikki are at summer camp up in the Gloamy Mountains. And it is REALLY hot! But suddenly, it starts snowing - and with the snow comes the snombies! Snombies are snow monsters that can build armies of themselves! Will the S.S.M.P. be able to stop their coolest monster yet?

The Eensy Weensy Spider Freaks Out! (Big-Time!)

release date: Oct 27, 2015
The Eensy Weensy Spider Freaks Out! (Big-Time!)
Artist Troy Cummings has created a clever spin-off of the "Eensy Weensy Spider" nursery rhyme in this humorous picture book, sure to appeal to kids and adults who also love fractured fairy tales. The Eensy Weensy Spider climbed up the waterspout . . . and everyone knows what happens next! By the time the sun comes out to dry up all the rain, the Eensy Weensy Spider has freaked out over her washout, big-time! "There''s no way I''m climbing back up that gutter!" she says. Eensy has lost her climbing courage, but with the help of her best ladybug friend, Polly, she begins to take on bigger and bigger climbing challenges until she''s rewarded with the most spectacular view of outer space that any bug has ever seen! Hilarious text and a retro, graphic art style take this popular nursery rhyme to new heights. There''s also a fun size chart on the end pages for kids to track Eensy''s progress as she tackles taller and taller objects. Spin-offs of children''s songs and nursery rhymes are very popular with kids, parents, and teachers!

Whack of the P-Rex: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #5)

release date: Aug 26, 2014
Whack of the P-Rex: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #5)
Alexander Bopp is ready to battle Stermont''s biggest monster yet -- the P-Rex!This series is part of Scholastic''s early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!In this fifth book, Alexander stumbles into a VERY large footprint. And his friend Rip keeps finding candy in the street. What kind of monster leaves HUGE footprints behind? And where is all the candy coming from? Alexander, Rip, and Nikki must find out fast--before it''s too late! This book is filled with humor, suspense, and zany black-and-white illustrations throughout!

Attack of the Shadow Smashers: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #3)

release date: Oct 29, 2013
Attack of the Shadow Smashers: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #3)
Monsters, monsters, everywhere!This series is part of Scholastic''s early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!In this third book in the series, Alexander goes up against shadow smashers. These monsters jump from shadow to shadow, causing problems all over town! Meanwhile, a member of Alexander''s Super Secret Monster Patrol (SSMP) may turn out to BE a monster! Fun black-and-white illustrations bring the action to life throughout.

Speedah-cheetah

release date: Jan 01, 2020
Speedah-cheetah
It is time for the Stermont Derby, a race around downtown Stermont in homemade vehicles, and Alexander, Nikki, and Rip are planning to compete, but so is a new monster, a Speedah-cheetah--and in addition to a diet of rotten eggs it plans on eating the race losers, especially the members of the Super Secret Monster Patrol.

March of the Vanderpants: a Branches Book (the Notebook of Doom #12)

release date: Jun 27, 2017
March of the Vanderpants: a Branches Book (the Notebook of Doom #12)
The Notebook of Doom is missing and Alexander and his fellow-monster hunters, Rip and Nikki, are convinced that the boss-monster has it; but is that monster the mysterious Principal Vanderpants, who is certainly behaving oddly, or someone else--and they need to figure that out quickly because a mistake could have deadly consequences for Stermont Elementary.

Monster Notebook: a Branches Book (the Notebook of Doom)

release date: Oct 10, 2017
Monster Notebook: a Branches Book (the Notebook of Doom)
Calling all future members of the Super Secret Monster Patrol! Kids love reading about the wacky monsters that attack Stermont in Troy Cummings'' bestselling The Notebook of Doom series. Now fans can own Alexander Bopp''s S.S.M.P. Monster Notebook, featuring each monster''s habitat, diet, and everything else a monster-fighter needs to know! This 144-page, full-color book features information about every monster from The Notebook of Doom series, plus never-before-seen monsters, too. This fun monster manual is perfect for young readers who love monsters, monsters, and more monsters!

Boa Constructor: A Branches Book (the Binder of Doom #2)

release date: Jan 01, 2019
Boa Constructor: A Branches Book (the Binder of Doom #2)
Something is stealing machine parts from all over Stermont, including a wrecking ball from a local construction site, and Alexander and his fellow monster hunters, Rip, and Nikki, fear that it is building a Stermont-smashing machine--so the friends must use the resources of the summer maker program at the library to stop this monster, and perhaps even solve the mystery of who is leaving monster trading cards where the Super Secret Monster Patrol can find them.

Rise of the Balloon Goons

release date: Jan 01, 2013
Rise of the Balloon Goons
Discovering an old notebook after moving to a new hometown, Alexander reads top-secret information about monsters while tackling a wacky band of arm-waving, balloon-wielding brutes. Simultaneous.

The Notebook of Doom #8: Charge of the Lightning Bugs (a Branches Book) - Library Edition

release date: Jun 30, 2015
The Notebook of Doom #8: Charge of the Lightning Bugs (a Branches Book) - Library Edition
It is the first day of the brand-new Stermont Elementary School, but everything electrical seems to be going haywire, and it looks like strange green lightning bugs are draining off the power--but when they see green lightning in a clear blue sky Alexander and his friends know there must be a monster involved.

Sneeze of the Octo-Schnozz: A Branches Book (the Notebook of Doom #11)

release date: Dec 27, 2016
Sneeze of the Octo-Schnozz: A Branches Book (the Notebook of Doom #11)
Since the Notebook of Doom was stolen Alexander and the other monster hunters of Stermont Elementary have been operating without its assistance and now they are confronted by a large and stinky monster with eight powerful noses that can deliver a slimy sneeze with the power of a cannon--and somehow they must figure out its weakness.

Rumble of the Coaster Ghost

release date: Jan 26, 2016
Rumble of the Coaster Ghost
Alexander''s class is going on a field trip to an amusement park called Safety Land with really slow, boring rides--but this is Stermont, and when a weird magician tells Alexander and his friends that the roller coaster is haunted things start to get a lot more interesting.

Battle of the Boss-Monster

release date: Dec 26, 2017
Battle of the Boss-Monster
The Super Secret Monster Patrol has protected Stermont from all kinds of monsters. Alexander, Rip, and Nikki need to find the BOSS-MONSTER''s secret hideout and steal back the notebook. But are they ready to take on a whole army of monsters? Illustrations. 5 5/16 x 7 5/8.

The Notebook of Doom: A Branches Collection

release date: Jul 26, 2016
The Notebook of Doom: A Branches Collection
Pick a book. Grow a Reader! This series is part of Scholastic''s early chapter book line Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow! When Alexander moves to Stermont, he finds a creepy notebook full of monster drawings. The monsters inside are real, and it''s up to the members of the Super Secret Monster Patrol - or the S.S.M.P. - to stop them. Can Alexander and his friends, Rip and Nikki, protect the town from balloon goons, tunnel fish, and shadow smashers? This collection includes books #1-3--"Rise of the Balloon Goons," "Day of the Night Crawlers," and" Attack of the Shadow Smashers"!

The Ultimate Cat Treat Cookbook

release date: Sep 18, 2006
The Ultimate Cat Treat Cookbook
A fun design and tasty treats give this gift book the irresistible Wow! Meow! factor Seventy-eight million cats make themselves at home in the U.S. Following on the paws of the highly successful The Ultimate Dog Treat Cookbook (0-7645-9773-6), this book contains 50 delicious recipes that have earned a seal of approval from cats and veterinarians. Recipes feature easy-to-find ingredients and easy-to-follow instructions. Colorful illustrations add a fun feel, while sidebars offer tips on nutrition and cooking techniques. The Ultimate Cat Treat Cookbook is an ideal gift for any kitty lover. Liz Palika (Oceanside, CA) is an award-winning author of more than 40 books. She has won awards from the Cat Writers'' Association and the Dog Writers Association of America. Palika''s work has been published in a variety of magazines, including Newsweek, the Saturday Evening Post, Dog World, Dog Fancy, and the AKC Gazette.

Chomp of the Meat-eating Vegetables

release date: Jan 01, 2014
Chomp of the Meat-eating Vegetables
Alexander is used to finding monsters everywhere in Stermont, but now the school is being turned into an icebox by giant meat-eating vegetables--and his friend Rip has gone missing.

Otto the Ornament

release date: Jan 01, 2023
Otto the Ornament
Initially, super-snazzy Christmas tree ornament, Otto, thinks he should be placed at the top of tree to be admired, but then he realizes where he really wants to be.

Arfy and the Stinky Smell

release date: May 09, 2023
Arfy and the Stinky Smell
Everyone loves Arfy the rescue dog--star of the New York Times bestselling picture book Can I Be Your Dog?--even when he stinks! This is his first Comic Reader in the #1 early reader line, Step into Reading. Arfy used to be homeless, but now he''s found his forever home with a sweet person and a squeaky bone! But what''s that smell? Arfy loves to sniff things out--he''s great at it, so he is on the case! He will find the source of this mysterious smell, even if he has to sniff the whole neighborhood! Tag along with Arfy on his newest adventure--illustrated with panels and speech balloons for a fun intro to comics! Comic Readers are told almost entirely in action-packed dialogue! Simple, graphic, paneled layouts introduce emergent readers to the joy of comics. Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words. Rhymes and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story.
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