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Bruce Coville

USA (1950 - )

Bruce Coville was born in Syracuse in 1950. He first became interested in writing when he was in the sixth grade, and started writing seriously at the age of 17. He married in 1969, aged 19, and started collaborating on books with his wife, Katherine Dietz, an artist. They have three children. He had many other jobs along the way, including toy maker, gravedigger, cookware salesman and assembly line worker, finally sticking with teaching until his first book was published in 1977. Bruce has published over sixty books since then and now has more than 12 million copies in print.

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Fantasy, Children's Fiction

Chamber of Horrors
1. Amulet of Doom (1985)
2. Spirits and Spells (1985)





Picture Books


Series contributed to
Omni Odysseys
2. Murder in Orbit (1987)
     aka Space Station ICE-3
Anthologies edited
Anthologies containing stories by Bruce Coville
Short stories
I, Earthling (1994)
Just Like You (1994)

Bruce Coville recommends
Demon Keeper
Demon Keeper (2007)
(Demonkeeper, book 1)
Royce Buckingham
"One of the most enjoyable books I've read in a long time."

The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher (2014)
(Misadventures of the Family Fletcher, book 1)
Dana Alison Levy
"Dana Alison Levy has gloriously reimagined the classic family story into a thoroughly modern mold, and it works perfectly!"

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