Books by Greg
Greg Trine - Goldilocks Private Eye

George at the Speed of Light

Eleven-year-old George Mullin’s younger brother has been abducted by aliens, and now it’s up to George to come to the rescue. Fortunately, his grandmother is a retired Navy pilot with a secret spaceship buried under her peach orchard. Can George and his grandmother make it to planet Flerk and save the day?

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Greg Trine - Goldilocks Private Eye

Goldilocks Private Eye

Goldilocks is a brand-new detective on her very first case. What has happened to the missing grandparents? And why are bears living in the grandparents house? If anyone can solve the case, Goldilocks can. Then again, when has anyone ever entered the Black Forest and lived to tell the tale?

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Greg Trine - Willy Maykit In Space

Willy Maykit In Space

Earth-dwelling fourth-grader Willy Maykit couldn’t be more excited about his school field trip to Planet Ed. Willy’s class will blast off for the afternoon, learn about outer space, and be home in time for dinner. But when he wanders off on his own, Willy ends up being left behind on Ed! Can Willy, along with his classmate Cindy and an alien boy named Norp, outsmart the big hungry monsters on Ed until someone rescues them? With a little help from an android who likes knock-knock jokes and a seagull with terrific aim, they just might!

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Greg Trine - Pinkbeard's Revenge

The Adventures of Jo Schmo – Pinkbeard's Revenge

Fourth grade superhero Jo Schmo and her doggy sidekick Raymond are having a pretty rotten day—they just don’t know it yet. Danger is lurking all over the place: Dr. Dastardly and Numb Skull are planning a jail break, and they want to get revenge on Jo Schmo. Then a group of time-traveling pirates shows up in San Francisco and winds up on the wrong end of Jo Schmo’s famous fighting move, the Tasmanian Chop. So Pinkbeard the pirate joins forces with the dastardly doctor to concoct the evilest revenge plot ever. Watch out, Jo Schmo! And your little dog, too!

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Greg Trine - Shifty Business

The Adventures of Jo Schmo – Shifty Business

Fourth grade superhero Jo Schmo doesn’t know that a crime wave is about to hit her city. She’s too busy learning new superhero skills, like shape-shifting. Only it doesn’t seem to be going very well: what bad guy is scared of a superhero that looks like a frizzy-haired teacher? But Jo and her loyal doggy sidekick, Raymond, know they have to stop the villainous Numb Skull before the crime wave builds into full-on crime tsunami. And if that means Jo has to risk shape-shifting into a freckled monster, then that’s just what she’ll do!

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Greg Trine - Dinos Are Forever

The Adventures of Jo Schmo – Dinos Are Forever

Jo Schmo comes from a long line of crime fighters, but she’s just a normal fourth grade girl—until she gets a mysterious package with a superhero’s cape inside. Then it’s time to join the family business! Raymond the dog becomes her loyal and slobbery sidekick. Just in time, too. Can Jo Schmo and her superpowered dog stop the evil Dr. Dastardly and his deadly gang of dinosaurs?

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Greg Trine - Wyatt Burp Rides Again

The Adventures of Jo Schmo – Wyatt Burp Rides Again

When crime dies down in San Francisco, Jo Schmo and her doggy sidekick, Raymond, build a time machine and head back to the gold rush days to track down the notorious outlaw Wyatt Burp. Meanwhile, trouble is brewing in the present time. Two mean girls have it in for Jo, and they’re lying in wait for her with a wrecking ball. If Wyatt and his hole in the head gang don’t get her, Gertrude and Betty will. Look out, Jo!

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Greg Trine - The Second Base Club

The Second Base Club

Elroy's got one thing on his mind: girls. In an effort to get to second base, he offers to tutor the hot new girl in math, forms a band with his two best friends (okay, so he gets a face full of tomato for his efforts) and joins the wrestling team.

He's a little vague on the whole bases thing, but the jocks have a club dedicated to getting there with every girl they can. And now that he's a jock (sort of), maybe Elroy will find out for himself what it means to be a member of the Second Base Club.

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Greg Trine - Melvin Beederman Superhero Book 1

Melvin Beederman Superhero - The Curse of the Bologna Sandwich

Melvin loves fighting crime in Los Angeles, until the McNasty Brothers, the baddest guys of all, start robbing banks—and Melvin's superpowers mysteriously disappear. Enter Candace, a third-grade actress with some surprising new talents. Once they team up, nothing can beat these partners in uncrime. Nothing but bologna, that is…

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Greg Trine - Melvin Beederman Superhero Book 2

Melvin Beederman Superhero - The Revenge of the McNasty Brothers

Crime is at an all-time low in Los Angeles—but not for long. The McNasty Brothers have escaped from prison, and they want REVENGE. The superheroes need all their noggin power to capture the baddest-smelling villains around…plus a little help from a pretzel-loving rat.

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Greg Trine - Melvin Beederman Superhero Book 3

Melvin Beederman Superhero - The Grateful Fred

Someone is out to get the Grateful Fred, Melvin Beederman’s all-time favorite rock-and-roll band. Can he and Candace, his partner-in-uncrime, find out who it is before it’s too late? Only the narrator knows for sure!

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Greg Trine - Melvin Beederman Superhero Book 4

Melvin Beederman Superhero - Terror In Tights

Mysterious threatening emails, a sad sidekick, and . . . country music? Melvin Beederman and his partner in uncrime, Candace, are really in trouble. Once again someone is out to get them, and this time not even the Superhero's Code can save Melvin from a terrible bologna-filled plight.

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Greg Trine - Melvin Beederman Superhero Book 5

Melvin Beederman Superhero - The Fake Cape Caper

Melvin can't wait to go to Las Vegas for the Superhero Convention. Candace can't wait to be in charge of Los Angeles. But between the horrible bullies at school and the devious and sinister Spaz Brothers (Major and his brother, Big), Candace has her hands full. And someone has stolen her cape! How will she stop all the bad guys before the city is overrun with crime?

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Greg Trine - Melvin Beederman Superhero Book 6

Melvin Beederman Superhero - Attack of the Valley Girls

Melvin Beederman is fresh out of bad guys to catch. Or is he? Little does he know that trouble is brewing in a dressing room at a large department store... Devious and sinister Valley girls Chantelle and Brittany aren't just trying on clothes. They're, like, hatching a totally cool plan to take over the city. Will Melvin and Candace be outsmarted by two not-so-smart girls from the Valley?

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Greg Trine - Melvin Beederman Superhero Book 7

Melvin Beederman Superhero - Brotherhood of the Traveling Underpants

Melvin Beederman is in a pickle. Well, not really—that would be gross. But he does have a situation on his hands. The three members of the Bad Guy Brotherhood have broken out of jail, and now they’re coming after the superhero that put them there: Melvin himself! Goofball McCluskey, Max the Wonder Thug, and Calamity Wayne are using a time machine so they can get Melvin before he ever became a superhero.

Can Melvin and Candace travel back in time and reach the Superhero Academy to save young Melvin?

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Greg Trine - Melvin Beederman Superhero Book 8

Melvin Beederman Superhero - Invasion from Planet Dork

A few million miles away from Los Angeles, danger is lurking. Evil aliens are visiting Earth from their home planet, Dork—to kidnap Earthlings for their science class!

While busy on a snack food errand...uh, mission...Melvin Beederman, official superhero of Los Angeles, senses that something doesn't feel quite right. Can Melvin, Candace, and friends from the Superhero Academy prevail over extraterrestrial bad guys with a spaceship powered by Gamma Drive?

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