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A Bad Case of Ghosts by Kenneth Oppelbook 1
A Strange Case of Magic by Kenneth Oppelbook 2
A Bad Case of Robots by Kenneth Oppelbook 3
An Incredible Case of Dinosaurs by Kenneth Oppel4
A Weird Case of Super-Goo by Kenneth Oppel5
A Creepy Case of Vampires by Kenneth Oppel6

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Recommendations

  1. Silverwing by Kenneth Oppel (1997)
  2. The Dark Deeps by Arthur Slade (2010)
  3. The Truth About Bats by Eva Moore (1999)
  4. Who Will Haunt My House on Halloween? by Jerry Pallotta (2007)
  5. The Jungle Vampire by The Beastly Boys (2009)
  6. Lost Treasure of the Emerald Eye by Geronimo Stilton (2000)
  7. The Berenstain Bears Go on a Ghost Walk by Stan Berenstain (2005)
  8. Captain Underpants And The Preposterous Plight Of The Purple Potty People by Dav Pilkey (2006)
  9. Jolted: Newton Starker's Rules for Survival by Arthur Slade (2008)
  10. The Case of the Bicycle Bandit by James Preller (2001)
  11. Henry and Mudge in the Green Time by Cynthia Rylant (1987)
  12. Ghost Class by Marcia Thornton Jones (2002)
  13. Titanic: The Canadian Connection (Amazing Stories) by Lanny Boutin (2006)
  14. Barbie: Safe and Sound by Rita Balducci (1998)
  15. Garfield's Ghost Stories by Jim Mark; kraft acey (1992)

Series description

Series?!

How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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