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Bruce Hale

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A serious book addict, Bruce wanted to be a children's book author since he was in 4th grade (right after he got over wanting to be a pirate, Tarzan, and Daniel Boone). Today he's the author-illustrator of nearly 30 seriously funny books for kids, so some dreams do come true.

The Malted Falcon, one of his Chet Gecko Mysteries series, was an Edgar Award finalist, and Murder, My Tweet won a Little D Award for Juvenile Humor Writing. Bruce has written everything from picture books and easy readers, to graphic novels and novels.

His newest series, School for S.P.I.E.S., debuts in June 2013 with Playing With Fire. Here's the website: http://www.school4spies.com

A Fulbright Scholar (in Storytelling), Bruce is also a popular speaker, both in the U.S....more


Big news in spy-ville: We can now show you the cover for the second SCHOOL FOR S.P.I.E.S. book, and it’s a stunner! THICKER THAN WATER, which comes out June 26, 2014, features a dramatic cover image by Brandon Dorman. It shows Max Segredo doing some high-stakes spying.


Thicker Than Water coverThe story picks up shortly after Book 1 ends. Simon Segredo is on the run, and the crew at Merry Sunshine Orphanage is facing tw...

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“First," said Ms. Johnson, "I want you to know that you are all winners,"

Why do grown-ups always say that? Duh,we know we're not all winners.”
Bruce Hale, Prince of Underwhere

“Sometimes the writing flows, sometimes it's like wading through concrete. But I keep showing up each day, whether the Muse joins me or not.”
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“air." Jack scowled. His practice had really paid off—his whole face bunched up like a muscle-man's fist. Rocky and Bosco pushed up to standing. Rocky's brawny shoulders flexed like two”
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