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Chris Grabenstein is the Anthony award-winning author of the John Ceepak/Jersey Shore mysteries Tilt-a-whirl, Mad Mouse, and Whack-a-Mole plus the holiday thrillers Slay Ride and Hell for the Holidays. In 1986, he and his college buddy Ronny Venable wrote The Christmas Gift starring John Denver for CBS TV and it still shows up every holiday season on cable TV.
 

Genres: Children's Fiction, Mystery, Young Adult Fantasy
 
New and upcoming books
October 2024

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Jack and the Beanstink
(Stinky, book 2)
Series
John Ceepak
   1. Tilt-a-whirl (2005)
   2. Mad Mouse (2006)
   3. Whack-a-Mole (2007)
   4. Hell Hole (2008)
   5. Mind Scrambler (2009)
   6. Rolling Thunder (2010)
   Ring Toss (2011)
   7. Fun House (2012)
   8. Free Fall (2013)
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Haunted Mystery
   1. The Crossroads (2008)
   2. The Hanging Hill (2009)
     aka The Demons' Door
   3. The Smoky Corridor (2010)
     aka The Zombie Awakening
   4. The Black Heart Crypt (2011)
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Daniel X (with James Patterson)
   5. Armageddon (2012)
   6. Lights Out (2015)
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I Funny (with James Patterson)
   1. I, Funny (2012)
   2. I Even Funnier (2013)
   3. I Totally Funniest (2015)
   4. I Funny TV (2015)
   5. School of Laughs (2017)
   6. The Nerdiest, Wimpiest, Dorkiest I Funny Ever (2018)
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House of Robots (with James Patterson)
   1. House of Robots (2014)
   2. Robots Go Wild (2015)
   3. Robot Revolution! (2017)
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Max Einstein (with James Patterson)
   1. The Genius Experiment (2018)
   2. Rebels With A Cause (2019)
   3. Saves the Future (2020)
   4. World Champions! (2021)
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Katt vs. Dogg (with James Patterson)
   1. Katt vs. Dogg (2019)
   2. Katt Loves Dogg (2021)
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Dog Squad
   1. Dog Squad (2021)
   2. Cat Crew (2022)
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Stinky (with J J Grabenstein)
   1. The Boy Who Cried Underpants (2024)
   2. Jack and the Beanstink (2024)
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Novels
   The Explorers' Gate (2012)
   The Island of Dr. Libris (2015)
   Word of Mouse (2016) (with James Patterson)
   Pottymouth and Stoopid (2017) (with James Patterson)
   Laugh Out Loud (2017) (with James Patterson)
   Shine! (2019)
   Scaredy Cat (2021) (with James Patterson)
   Best Nerds Forever (2021) (with James Patterson)
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Plays show
 
Picture Books show
 
Short Stories show
 
Omnibus editions show
 
Chris Grabenstein recommends
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The Anti-Book (2021)
Raphael Simon
"Quirky, snarky, and fast-paced. I'm very much pro The Anti-Book. I loved it!"
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Milo Moss Is Officially Un-Amazing (2020)
Lauren Allbright
"A winning new book about losing."
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Midnight at the Barclay Hotel (2020)
Fleur Bradley
"My kind of mystery! Quirky, fast paced, and full of fun!"

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Anthologies containing stories by Chris Grabenstein
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Super Puzzletastic Mysteries (2020)
Short Stories for Young Sleuths from Mystery Writers of America
edited by
Chris Grabenstein

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