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Arthur Slade

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Arthur Slade was raised in the Cypress Hills of southwest Saskatchewan and began writing at an early age. He received an English honor’s degree from the University of Saskatchewan, spent several years in advertising and is now a full-time fiction writer. He is the author of the “Northern Frights” series, the “Canadian Chills” series, Dust, which won the 2001 Governor General’s Award for Children’s Literature, and Tribes. Monsterology was his first “creepy” collection, and this is his second. His most recent novel is Megiddo’s Shadow. He lives in Saskatoon with his wife, Brenda, and daughter, Tori.


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Dust

By: Arthur Slade

SEVEN-YEAR-OLD MATTHEW DISAPPEARS one day on a walk into Horshoe, a dust bowl farm town in Depression-era Saskatchewan. Other children go missing just as a strange man named Abram Harsich appears in town. He dazzles the townspeople with the...

Jolted: Newton Starker's Rules for Survival

By: Arthur Slade

Newton Goddard Starker lives with a mysterious curse. Members of the Starker family attract lightning, and nearly all his relatives have died from lightning strikes.

Newton is determined to beat the odds,...

Megiddo's Shadow

By: Arthur Slade

Fueled by anger at the death of his two brothers in World War I, 16-year-old Edward abandons his ailing father on their farm and leaves Canada to enlist. After proving that he can tame any wild horse, he's is sent to Jordan...


Monsterology

By: Arthur Slade
illustrated by: Derek Mah

Monsterology: Fabulous Lives of the Creepy, the Revolting, and the Undead is the most fun anyone can have with some of the nastiest creatures ever imagined! Who can resist morsels like the fact that “Drakul”...

The Dark Deeps: The Hunchback Assignments 2

By: Arthur Slade

A fantastic Steampunk adventure in the deeps

Transforming his appearance and stealing secret documents from the French is all in a day’s work for fourteen-year-old Modo, a British secret agent. But...

The Hunchback Assignments

By: Arthur Slade

A gripping new series combines Steampunk, spying, and a fantastic Victorian London.

The mysterious Mr. Socrates rescues Modo, a child in a traveling freak show. Modo is a hunchback with an amazing ability to...


Tribes

By: Arthur Slade

Percy’s father, a famous anthropologist, died in Africa four years ago; and Percy has taken on his father’s eyes to see the world as a brilliant Observer. He and his friend Elissa are fascinated...

Villainology

By: Arthur Slade
illustrated by: Derek Mah

Villainology is a veritable who’s who of characters from the underworld. Be they fictitious or all-too-genuine baddies, they are bound together by their infamous deeds. Author Arthur Slade takes...

Empire of Ruins: The Hunchback Assignments 3

By: Arthur Slade

Secret agent Modo's next assignment? Find ancient Egyptian ruins hidden deep in the Australian jungle. The mysterious God Face is rumoured to be a powerful weapon—anyone who looks upon it has been...


Island of Doom: Hunchback Assignments 4

By: Arthur Slade

After previous assignments in London, the depths of the Atlantic Ocean, and the Australian rain forest, this final adventure in the Hunchback Assignments series finds our hero, shape-shifting, masked spy...