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The idea for Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go came to me where most of my ideas come from: that area just behind the eyes and somewhere, approximately, between the ears. A friend of mine, whom I’ll refer to as “Paul Harrod,” wanted to make a short “mockumentary” film on the devil, sort of a VH1 “Behind the Brimstone”-type of thing (sorry for all the quotes and the parenthetical asides). While helping him to mine the topic for potential nuggets of humor, I unearthed the idea of an H-E-double-hockey-sticks Lite, just for children, which–of course–simply had to be called Heck. I... Read More


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Blimpo: The Third Circle of Heck
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
Trade Paperback

With more clever, dark humor and zany silliness, Dale E. Basye sends Milton and Marlo Fauster back for thirds in another laugh-out-loud installment of the popular series Heck.

After his second escape from Bea "Elsa" Bubb, the Principal of Darkness, Milton Fauster makes his way to Blimpo—the circle of the otherworldly reform... Read More
 





Blimpo: The Third Circle of Heck
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
eBook

With more clever, dark humor and zany silliness, Dale E. Basye sends Milton and Marlo Fauster back for thirds in another laugh-out-loud installment of the popular series Heck.

After his second escape from Bea "Elsa" Bubb, the Principal of Darkness, Milton Fauster makes his way to Blimpo—the circle of the otherworldly reform... Read More
 





Fibble: The Fourth Circle of Heck
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
Trade Paperback

Dale E. Basye's most over-the-top (the Big Top, that is) adventure yet is now available in paperback. When Marlo Fauster claims she has switched souls with her brother, she gets sent straight to Fibble, the circle of Heck reserved for liars. But it's true—Milton and Marlo have switched places, and Marlo... Read More
 





Fibble: The Fourth Circle of Heck
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
Hardcover

With more dark humor and zany silliness, Dale E. Basye returns to Heck for his most over-the-top (the Big Top, that is) adventure yet.

When Marlo Fauster claims she has switched souls with her brother, she gets sent straight to Fibble, the circle of Heck reserved for liars. But it's true—Milton and... Read More
 





Fibble: The Fourth Circle of Heck
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
eBook

With more dark humor and zany silliness, Dale E. Basye returns to Heck for his most over-the-top (the Big Top, that is) adventure yet.

When Marlo Fauster claims she has switched souls with her brother, she gets sent straight to Fibble, the circle of Heck reserved for liars. But it's true—Milton and... Read More
 





Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
eBook

WHEN MILTON AND Marlo Fauster die in a marshmallow bear explosion, they get sent straight to Heck, an otherworldly reform school. Milton can understand why his kleptomaniac sister is here, but Milton is—or was—a model citizen. Has a mistake been made? Not according to Bea “Elsa” Bubb, the Principal of Darkness... Read More
 





Heck: Where the Bad Kids Go
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
Trade Paperback

When Milton and Marlo Fauster die in a marshmallow-bear explosion, they get sent straight to Heck, an otherworldly reform school. Milton can understand why his kleptomaniac sister is here, but Milton is—or was—a model citizen. Has a mistake been made? Not according to Bea “Elsa” Bubb, the Principal of Darkness. She... Read More
 





Precocia: The Sixth Circle of Heck
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
Trade Paperback

Dale E. Basye sends Milton and Marlo to Precocia, the circle reserved for kids who grow up too fast, for their latest hilarious escapade in Heck.

When Bea "Elsa" Bubb, the Principal of Darkness, tells Milton and Marlo Fauster they've gotten too big for their britches, she sends them to Precocia, the... Read More
 





Precocia: The Sixth Circle of Heck
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
eBook

Dale E. Basye sends Milton and Marlo to Precocia, the circle reserved for kids who grow up too fast, for their latest hilarious escapade in Heck.

When Bea "Elsa" Bubb, the Principal of Darkness, tells Milton and Marlo Fauster they've gotten too big for their britches, she sends them to Precocia, the... Read More
 





Rapacia: The Second Circle of Heck
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
Trade Paperback

In his second novel in the popular series Heck, Dale E. Basye takes Milton and Marlo Fauster on a journey that is as full of clever, dark humor and laugh-out-loud silliness as the first.
 
Welcome to Rapacia, where the greedy kids go.

When her brother, Milton, escapes the otherworldly reform school Heck in... Read More
 





Rapacia: The Second Circle of Heck
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
Hardcover

In the second installment of the popular series, Heck, Dale E. Basye takes Milton and Marlo Fauster on a journey that is as clever, as laugh-out-loud funny, and as satisfying as the first.

Welcome to Rapacia, where the greedy kids go . . .

When Milton escapes from Heck in a soul balloon... Read More
 





Rapacia: The Second Circle of Heck
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
eBook

In the second installment of the popular series, Heck, Dale E. Basye takes Milton and Marlo Fauster on a journey that is as clever, as laugh-out-loud funny, and as satisfying as the first.

Welcome to Rapacia, where the greedy kids go . . .

When Milton escapes from Heck in a soul balloon... Read More
 





Snivel: The Fifth Circle of Heck
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
Trade Paperback

Dale E. Basye sends Milton and Marlo to Snivel, the circle reserved for crybabies, for their latest hilarious escapade in Heck. Snivel is a camp—a bummer camp—a dismal place where it's always raining, and Unhappy Campers are besieged by swarms of strange mosquitoes that suck the color right out of them... Read More
 





Snivel: The Fifth Circle of Heck
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
Hardcover

Dale E. Basye sends Milton and Marlo to Snivel, the circle reserved for crybabies, for their latest hilarious escapade in Heck. Snivel is a camp—a bummer camp—a dismal place where it's always raining, and Unhappy Campers are besieged by swarms of strange mosquitoes that suck the color right out of them... Read More
 





Snivel: The Fifth Circle of Heck
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
eBook

Dale E. Basye sends Milton and Marlo to Snivel, the circle reserved for crybabies, for their latest hilarious escapade in Heck. Snivel is a camp—a bummer camp—a dismal place where it's always raining, and Unhappy Campers are besieged by swarms of strange mosquitoes that suck the color right out of them... Read More
 





Snivel: The Fifth Circle of Heck
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
Hardcover Library Binding

Dale E. Basye sends Milton and Marlo to Snivel, the circle reserved for crybabies, for their latest hilarious escapade in Heck. Snivel is a camp—a bummer camp—a dismal place where it's always raining, and Unhappy Campers are besieged by swarms of strange mosquitoes that suck the color right out of them... Read More
 





Wise Acres: The Seventh Circle of Heck
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
Trade Paperback

Welcome to Wise Acres, where the sassy kids go.
 
In the seventh installment of Heck, Dale E. Basye sends Milton and Marlo Fauster to Wise Acres, the circle reserved for kids who sass back. In Wise Acres, the cleverest, snarkiest, put-downiest kids debate and trade insults in Spite Club. But... Read More
 





Wise Acres: The Seventh Circle of Heck
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
Hardcover

Welcome to Wise Acres, where the sassy kids go.
 
In the seventh installment of Heck, Dale E. Basye sends Milton and Marlo Fauster to Wise Acres, the circle reserved for kids who sass back. In Wise Acres, the cleverest, snarkiest, put-downiest kids debate and trade insults in Spite Club. But... Read More
 





Wise Acres: The Seventh Circle of Heck
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
eBook

Welcome to Wise Acres, where the sassy kids go.
 
In the seventh installment of Heck, Dale E. Basye sends Milton and Marlo Fauster to Wise Acres, the circle reserved for kids who sass back. In Wise Acres, the cleverest, snarkiest, put-downiest kids debate and trade insults in Spite Club. But... Read More
 





Wise Acres: The Seventh Circle of Heck
Written by Dale E. Basye
Illustrated by Bob Dob
Hardcover Library Binding

Welcome to Wise Acres, where the sassy kids go.
 
In the seventh installment of Heck, Dale E. Basye sends Milton and Marlo Fauster to Wise Acres, the circle reserved for kids who sass back. In Wise Acres, the cleverest, snarkiest, put-downiest kids debate and trade insults in Spite Club. But... Read More
 

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