The Case of the Disastrous Dragon – Tales of Monstrovia Book 2
Why would anyone defend a ferocious fire-breathing dragon? If Brodie and his uncle, Doofinch the Defender, don't win this case the consequences are hilariously disastrous in this sequel to the multi-award winning Welcome to Monstrovia. Kids learn about the law with hilarious and challenging mysteries in a fantasy world.
Brodie, recently sent to live with his uncle by his divorced parents, had trouble in school, but now is the assistant to his unique uncle, the lawyer for mythical monsters and fictional folk in Monstrovia, a land where anything can happen and does. Wonderful young underdog heroes use intelligence and courage to solve mysteries kids love.
Newhouse, a multi-award-winning author, uses wacky cases and humor as he challenges readers to solve mysteries and learn about the law. Books in this series have been honored with the following awards: Top Ten Children's Book in the P&E Reader Poll, Silver Medal in the Benjamin Franklin Book Awards, Bronze Medal in the Readers Favorite Awards, 2nd Place in the Royal Palm Literary Awards. Coming soon: The Case of the Crazy Chickenscratches and The Case of the Killer Knights.
About Mark H. Newhouse (The Villages, Florida Author)
Mark is a multi-award winning teacher and author of children's and adult books. Born in Germany to Holocaust survivors, he loves writing humorous mysteries for children. His childhood, first in the Bronx and then in Queens, was filled with abuse and as a teacher and author he likes to empower children. His underdog characters use intelligence and courage to face danger and solve problems.
Bullied as a child, he created The Midnight Diet Club, 1st Place Royal Palm Literary Awards, where a girl suspects there is something supernatural about her tormentors. In the Rockhound Science Mysteries, Teacher Choice Award (Learning), children are challenged to solve funny crimes and catch crazy crooks by fun experiments such as making orange juice ice pops. His mysteries, Welcome to Monstrovia and The Case of the Disastrous Dragon have won such awards as a Silver Medal in the Benjamin Franklin Book Awards, Bronze Medal in the Readers Favorite Awards, 2nd Place in the Royal Palm LIterary Awards, as well as named a Top Ten Children's Book in the P&E Readers Poll.
Now living in Florida, Mark has written contest-winning short stories for the Florida Writers Association, Journeys Anthologies and Tales2Inspire. He is currently working on a book about a boy who discovers his family was murdered during the Holocaust and Tales of Monstrovia 4: The Case of the Killer Knights. Visit www.markhnewhouse.com and www.newhousecreativegroup.com for the latest news.