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About Stephen Gilpin
Stephen and his wife Angie live with their kids and dogs in a cave just a stitch North of Hiawatha, KS.
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Yo ho ho! Pete loves pirates, but his mom thinks they are rude and messy. Then Pete and his mom go to see the Amazing Marco, and Marco hypnotizes Pete’s mom into thinking she’s a pirate! Now Pete’s mom won’t behave. She chases the neighbors. She steals underwear off other people’s clotheslines. She’s even flying the Jolly Roger over the house. Pete has to find the Amazing Marco. He wants his real mom back!
The second graphic novel, and sequel to Wires and Nerve, Volume 1, from #1 New York Times and USA Today Bestseller Marissa Meyer!
The world of the Lunar Chronicles comes alive in this thrilling continuation of Wires and Nerve. Iko—an audacious android and best friend to the Lunar Queen Cinder—has been tasked with hunting down Alpha Lysander Steele, the leader of a rogue band of bioengineered wolf-soldiers who threaten to undo the tenuous peace agreement between Earth and Luna. Unless Cinder can reverse the mutations that were forced on them years before, Steele and his soldiers plan to satisfy their monstrous appetites with a massacre of the innocent people of Earth.
And to show he's serious, Steele is taking hostages.
Cinder and Kai, Scarlet and Wolf, Cress and Thorne, and Winter and Jacin all feature in this epic new battle. But it is Iko who must face her deepest fears when she uncovers the truth about her own unusual programming. Questions of love, friendship, and mortality take Iko on an emotional journey that will satisfy and delight fans of this bestselling series.
Once upon a time three cabritos (little goats) decide to go to a Mexican fiesta. But their mother is worried. She warns them about Chupacabra, the goat-sucker who lives beneath the bridge. And sure enough, as the goats cross the bridge, he jumps out! “Say your prayers. I’m going to eat you, he tells the goats. But they are clever. And they know how to play music—the kind that could make anyone dance, even a monster…
An author’s note, glossary, and pronunciation guide are included.
B-R-R-R-R! AH-CHOO! Sneezy the Snowman is cold, cold, cold. To warm up, he drinks cocoa, sits in a hot tub, stands near a warm fire–and melts! But the children know just what to do to build him up again–and make him feel “just right”. Hilarity chills the air with playful mixed-media illustrations by Stephen Gilpin as Sneezy attempts to warm himself with some silly results.
In Superopolis everyone has a superpower! Well…almost everyone. Meet Ordinary Boy.
In a town where everyone is a superhero, what if you were the only person with no superpowers at all?
Welcome to the life of Ordinary Boy. He’s...well, he’s pretty much exactly as his name suggests. But things are not so super in Superopolis these days, with the evil Professor Brain-Drain on the loose. To make matters worse, Ordinary Boy and his friends are thrown into the middle of a baffling mystery. Forget superheroes. In a city where everyone is extraordinary, this just might be a job for...Ordinary Boy!
With black-and-white illustrations throughout, this “celebration of the comics genre” (Kirkus) is perfect for readers who love the New York Times bestselling Captain Underpants series and Michael Buckley’s New York Times bestselling NERDS series, as well as young fans of Marvel and DC Comics—and anyone who’s ever longed to be super.
There's something strange going on in Superopolis! The entire population has turned its back on its favorite potato chips of all time. Everyone has switched to the Amazing Indestructo's Amazing Pseudo-Chips. And all because someone named Comrade Crunch told them to.
The weird thing is, no one has ever heard of Comrade Crunch. Who is he, and how is he getting the supercitizens to follow his every command?
That's not the only mystery in town. The superheroes of Superopolis are losing their superpowers! Without their special gifts, they're just . . . ordinary! Luckily, there's one person in town who understands ordinary.
In a city where everyone is—well, was— extraordinary, this might just be a job for ordinary boy!
The super town of Superopolis is hiding a gigantic secret! Years ago, a young superhero named Meteor Boy mysteriously vanished during a dangerous mission. But what really happened to him?
Not only that!
There may be more to the Meteor Boy secret than anybody suspected! As Ordinary Boy begins to investigate, he discovers that nobody knows where Meteor Boy came from in the first place . . . and clues start to indicate that he may in fact still be alive.
Who is Meteor Boy?
As the Amazing Indestructo plots to exploit the memory of Meteor Boy for profit, Ordinary Boy knows that the time has come to solve the mystery once and for all. And then Superopolis will finally know the real truth about Meteor Boy. . . .
In a town where everyone is extraordinary, this might just be a job for . . . Ordinary Boy.
It’s the second adventure from the smelt-it, dealt-it, you-can-fasten-your-seat-belt-but-they-might-melt-it . . . fearless FART SQUAD! This laugh-out-loud chapter book series is perfect for Captain Underpants fans. With black-and-white illustrations throughout and port-a-potties full of bathroom humor, young readers will be giggling from start to finish.
When Darren Stonkadopolis and the rest of the Fart Squad are bussed off to the Natural History Museum, Darren melts a petrified tar pit with a volcano-hot fart. And when he does, he lets out what the pit had been holding in—the deadliest farter in all history, the ferocious Fartasaurus Rex. Now it’s up to the Fart Squad to chow down, power up, and blast this prehistoric beast back to the Flatulent Age before the whole town becomes fossil fuel!
“If you can smell what this dino had for lunch, you might be dinner!”—It’s a Gas with Smooth Flo on WCPU
“Fart attacks are up 82 percent all over the city. Sneak fart attacks are up 90 percent.”—Good Morning, Buttzville
“The business end of this dino means business!”—PassingtonPost.com
It was an average day at Harry Buttz Elementary until . . . KABLAM! The five-bean burritos churning in Darren Stonkadopolis's stomach exploded in a fart so volcanic it melted his desk seat, knocked out his whole class, and got him sent to the nurse—and he's not alone.
Something fishy is going on in Buttzville. And it's up to Darren and his three farting friends to combine their potty powers to get to the bottom of this evil plot—before it's too late. With their scent-sei, Janitor Stan, at their side, the Fart Squad has to learn to harness the powers between their butt cheeks. And then let it RIIIP.
"A flagrant romp. Not to be passed!"—The New York Toots
"A cut above the rest."—StinkyCheese.com
"If you haven't caught wind of Fart Squad yet, don't let this one go!" —Rude News
"We've been dealt a winner!"—SmeltIt.blog.com
It's the third adventure from the bloaters of the big leagues, the stinkers to the stars, the gassians of the galaxy . . . the fearless FART SQUAD! This laugh-out-loud chapter book series is perfect for Captain Underpants fans. With black-and-white illustrations throughout and porta-potties full of bathroom humor, young readers will be giggling from start to finish.
When Darren Stonkadopolis claims he's had a close encounter of the stinky kind, the other Fart Squad members think he's full of hot air. But then the alien Stink Weeds descend, and the Fart Squad is forced to smell the truth. It'll take some Weedwacking, stealthy stench tactics, and buttfuls of gas so smelly they'd make the sun blush to stop these mutant extraterrestrial vegetables from universal stinkination.
Enter Sir Fartsalot?the bravest, boldest, er, most potent knight in all the land! He?s on a quest to solve the riddle of the Foul West Wind?a ghastly odor that turns up whenever danger is lurking. Prince Harry decides to play the biggest, boogeriest prank of all time! He convinces Sir Fartsalot that The Booger, a frightful and repulsive villain, is on the prowl. But when a real Booger turns up, Harry, Sir Fartsalot and the knight?s old buddy Sir Knotaclew must set out on a hilarious quest to rid the world of the Snotty Scoundrel, once and for all!