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Michael Dahl

Michael Dahl

  • 4 stars across 345 books
Michael Dahl is the prolific author of the bestselling Goodnight, Baseball picture book and more than 200 other books for children and young adults. He has won the AEP Distinguished Achievement Award three times for his nonfiction, a Teacher's Choice award from Learning magazine, and a Seal of Excellence from the Creative Child Awards. And he has won awards for his board books for the earliest learners, Duck Goes Potty and Bear Says "Thank You!" Dahl has written and edited numerous graphic novels for younger readers, authored the Library of Doom adventure series, the Dragonblood books, Trollhunters, and the Hocus Pocus Hotel mystery/comedy series. Dahl has spoken at schools, libraries, and conferences across the US and the UK, including ALA, AASL, IRA, and Renaissance Learning. He currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota in a haunted house.


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3rd May 2018

Night Shift

'I cannot recommend this beautiful picture book about depression by Debi Gliori highly enough. It's a masterpiece.' - Da... MoreNight Shift

(3 reviews) Review
15th February 2010

The Twister Trap

Destroyer of Evil, Champion of Good, Full-time Librarian. Enter the Library of Doom, where the librarians exploits merge... MoreThe Twister Trap

(1 review) Review
7th May 2015

The Lost Page

An explosion rocks the Library of Doom, and one of the workers, a page, is missing. It will take two Librarians to find ... MoreThe Lost Page

(1 review) Review
7th May 2015

Death Sentence

The most fearsome book in the Library of Doom contains a single sentence, but if it is read, the reader will vanish into... MoreDeath Sentence

(1 review) Review
21st February 2005

Thesaurus Rex

This playful dinosaur will "slither, skid, slide and glide" his way into children's hearts! Encourage children to explor... MoreThesaurus Rex

(1 review) Review
7th May 2015

The Spine Tingler

A young man discovers a monstrous menace in the bookshop of a friend: the Spine Tingler, a creature created from the spi... MoreThe Spine Tingler

(1 review) Review
7th May 2015

Tome Raider

A shadowy thief is haunting the Library of Doom. The crook is outsmarting all the Library's ancient security devices, on... MoreTome Raider

(1 review) Review
5th June 2014

Batman 3 Stories in 1, Volume 1

This colourful, action-packed chapter book contains 3 great Batman adventures: Arctic Attack, Catwoman's Halloween Heist... MoreBatman 3 Stories in 1, Volume 1

(1 review) Review
10th March 2016

Night of the Scrawler

Slate is a cliffhanger -- a person who tracks down specific books on the skyscraper-like shelves deep within the Library... MoreNight of the Scrawler

(1 review) Review
10th March 2016

The Last Word

In the heart of the Library of Doom, within the Librarian’s secret chamber, is a sealed, invisible vault. It contains a ... MoreThe Last Word

(1 review) Review
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Michael Dahl

Library of Doom

Library of Doom: The Final Chapters

Batman 3 in 1

Graphic Fiction: Return to the Library of Doom

Return to the Library of Doom

Scooby-Doo!: Scooby-Doo Joke Books


Superman Tales of the Fortress of Solitude

Batman Tales of the Batcave


Wonder Woman Tales of Paradise Island

Princess Candy

Word Adventures: Punctuation

Secrets of the Library of Doom

Early Years: Hello Genius

Everything (R) Kids

DC Super Heroes: Green Lantern

DC Super Heroes: Superman

DC Super Heroes: Wonder Woman

Green Lantern

Colours All Around Us

Hocus Pocus Hotel

Little Physicist

Michael Dahl's Really Scary Stories

Michael Dahl's Really Scary Stories: Michael Dahl's Really Scary Stories

Igor's Lab of Fear: Igor's Lab of Fear

My Little Farm

The Flash

DC Super Heroes - Batman

Good Vs Evil

School Mysteries



Baby Face

Igor's Lab of Fea

Laff-O-Tronic Joke Books

Hello Genius

Finnegan Zwake

Troll Hunters

Norse Myths: A Viking Graphic Novel

Igor's Lab of Fear

A+ Books: Colors

DC Super-Pets Origin Stories

DC Super Heroes: Batman

Jokes, Tricks and Other Funny Stuff

Sports Illustrated Kids Bedtime Books

School Bus of Horrors

Word Adventures

Know Your Numbers

Escape from Planet Alcatraz

Boo Books

DC Super Heroes

Library of Doom - Express Edition

DC Super Heroes Origins

Light and Sound

Silly Joke Books

School Bus of Horrors - Express Edition

Igor's Lab of Fear - Express Editions

Library of Doom: The Final Chapters - Express Edition

Escape from Planet Alcatraz - Express Editions

Secrets of the Library of Doom - Express Editions

Stories to Scare Your Socks Off!