Ursula Vernon Books In Order

Publication Order of Digger Books

Digger, Vol. 1 (2005) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Digger, Vol. 2 (2006) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Digger, Vol. 3 (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Black Dogs Books

The House of Diamond (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Mountain of Iron (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Dragonbreath Books

Dragonbreath (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Attack of the Ninja Frogs (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Curse of the Were-wiener (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lair of the Bat Monster (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
No Such Thing as Ghosts (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Revenge of the Horned Bunnies (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
When Fairies Go Bad (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Nightmare of the Iguana (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Case of the Toxic Mutants (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Knight-napped! (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Frozen Menace (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Hamster Princess Books

Harriet the Invincible (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Of Mice and Magic (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ratpunzel (2016) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Giant Trouble (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Nurk (2008) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Castle Hangnail (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

It Made Sense at the Time (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Ursula Vernon is best known as a children’s book writer. She is also an artist and illustrator a talent that has been seen in most of her works. Born in 1977, 28th May, she began as an illustrator then delved into writing children novels. She is also best known for ‘Digger’, her Hugo award winning graphic novel. Ursula is a well known writer when it comes to web comics thanks to the likes of Digger, irrational fears and Little Creature. Digger is an anthropomorphic wombat, a story based on fantasy loved by kids. She is also the writer of Nurk and Dragon breath. Her work on ‘The biting of Salamanca’ became a basis for a famous internet meme known as LOL WUT pear. She has also written books for an older audience under the name T. Kingfisher. Vernon still produces regular works in her freelance time. She is also the creator of digital art as well as the use of watercolor and acrylics as traditional mediums of art. Her most recent works are in mixed art with her work being made available in prints.

Ursula Vernon saw her hey days in Oregon and Arizona. She went to Macalester College where she studied Anthropology. She studied art in Saint Paul, Minnesota. She has become a favorite in many conventions much aft her freelance woks in web comics. She has al

She has been involved in commercial art commissions such as game art and book covers. Games such as Black Sheep by Fantasy Flight Games use art by Vernon. She has also delved into products art designs such as soaps and tea Her Best in Show cover won in the 2003 Ursa Major awards for best Anthropomorphic Published Illustration. Digger was also nominated for Talent Deserving of Wider Recognition during the 2006 Eisner Awards. Digger has also won in Cartoonists’ choice awards and nominated for several others including the Mythopoeic Fantasy award.

Ursula Vernon is well known for creating works of art that are beyond imagination. His is well done while keeping the story line fresh and fun. She has also been known to write books that are an interesting read for adults that are young at heart. One of her most famed series is Dragonbreath. The story follows a character known as Danny Dragonbreath. Danny is a young student at Herpitax-Phibbias School for Reptiles and Amphibians with enough troubles of his own. The young dragon struggles with bullies, homework and recognition all along the series making it a must read for kids. It is up to Danny and his friend Wendell to weave their way out of the constant challenge of going through school. Wendell is an unwilling participant most of the time. He however is Danny’s best friend and s left with very little choice. The books come with a green wash of illustrations that are funny and welcoming for children between the age of 8 and 10. Danny is an audacious character while his friend, Wendell is more laid back. He often finds himself pulled into Danny’s adventurous escapades unwillingly yet enjoys them. The books come with a lot of laugh out loud lines woven into intriguing stories. The fictional stories are also woven into scientific facts that are a great basis for children t learn and think out of the box. Some of the Dragonbreath books include Dragonbreath (2009), Attack of the Ninja Frogs (2010) and Curse of the Were-Weiner (2010).

Dragonbreath (2009) begins with Danny the young dragon struggling with the fact that he cannot muster fire breathing. The fact that he cannot even muster a whiff of lukewarm dragon fire is not the only of his woes. Danny is having trouble with his homework. This leads to a resounding, well deserved F is this science homework. Danny hurriedly does his homework n the bus n his way to school. He decides to write about “the rare and elusive snorkelbat”. The teacher tells him to rewrite it. Instead of going to research in the library as Wendell suggests later during a life threatening chase, Danny enlists the services of his cousin the sea serpent on a quest to get an A. Wendell is reluctant but goes anyway. The adventure takes them under the sea where they encounter a number of creatures including a giant squid that emits a cloud of glowing snot, An Octopus, shark and a’mermen’ guarding Atlantis. Danny finally heads back a hero after learning much and writes a piece that gets him an A.

The Attack of the Ninja frogs is a breath of fresh air. Danny has always known girls to be trouble. Suki was no different. The new exchange student from Japan was involved in a conspiracy that lured Danny and Wendell into a dangerous adventure. The girl was cool thanks to her mastery of the martial arts. Wendell is totally smitten by the ninja girl. The encounter begins as Wendell and Danny save the girl from two Ninja frogs that attempt to kidnap her. The basis of wanting to kidnap Suki is that they want her to be their ninja queen. Danny decides that they should bring to a rest to the whole ordeal by going after the ninja frogs. Danny, Wendell and the girl, Suki, take on the adventure of a lifetime. Danny has not yet mastered breathing fire even at this point. This doesn’t deter him from the fight. The fact that they have watched many kung Fu movies leads them to believe that they can take on ninja frogs in combat. They soon find themselves in the bamboo forests of Japan against a well trained foe. Will Danny level the odds? The books are funny and a good read for both children and the adults. It is a book that you will often find yourself laughing loud at thanks to Vernon’s wit. The series is a great bedtime addition for kids thanks to Danny and his hilarious remarks. The book also comes with endearing illustrations hat sure break the monotony of reading from the children. The drawings also enhance the story instead of preempting it, a knack Ursula has gotten quite hold of.

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