Book Genre: Middle School

The Zombie Cat

Witches, Tsunami, Toxic Chemicals and Tossed Cookies
-We didn't mean to get into trouble. The trouble always found us...-
This is a book about a bunch of ordinary kids who have extraordinary adventures. What happens when my friend Kovar brings his sister's cat from the dead? What happens when my cousin Adam finally goes boogie boarding? Was it really a good idea to take candy from the doorstep of the witch's house? And what about the inter-school game of capture the flag that we played with water guns?
Epic humor, horror and pungent stanks...
Written for young people and adults with a sense of humor, The Zombie Cat includes seven stories plus a full length chapter book (novella).
Mark Binder is the storytelling author of more than 20 books and audio books, including It Ate My Sister and It was a dark and stormy night... Much of his work is multigenerational for diverse audiences of listeners and readers. An internationally renowned performer, he tours the world sharing truths, telling lies and transmitting joy.

Fun, funny, disgusting and exciting!

It Ate My Sister (and other family stories)

 Like many siblings, Mark and his older sister Ellen don't get along. She tortures him, calls him names and regularly locks him out of the bathroom.

Mark decides to take revenge…

From bullies and wild snakes to exploding turkeys and a mysterious "Running Head," these are stories that will make you smile, laugh, and occasionally spook you out.

“If this is true, then I’m still alive!”-Frank Zappa

Seven complete stories, and a full-length novel.

It was a dark and stormy night…

Spooky Comedy!

Vampires… Corpses… Mangled Harry Potter…

TV Deprogrammer — a modern fable
It Ate My Sister — autobiographical
Hairy Fingers — a classic… with a twist
Old Scratch Nickels — modern revenge
The Monkey’s Paw — montypythonesque
Death of Harry Potter — infamous!
Haunted Playground — autobiographical
Sarah’s Stake – a girl and her vampire

Some violence and gruesome detail. Parental guidance: If the cover bothers you, don't buy it. .
Recorded live!

60 minutes. Perfect for keeping the peace on car rides...
Recorded live at Knotty Oak and Horrible Mann

Genies, Giants and a Walrus

Genies, Giants and a Walrus

Amazing Adventures and Terrific Tall Tales for older readers who are ready to sink their teeth into something fun.

Fun, Fantastic and Exciting

Boys, Girls and Parents will Love Reading Genies, Giants and a Walrus.

Thor… Scheherazade… Paul Bunyan… Clever Doris?

Enjoy discovering the original myths that inspired the videos. Find new stories to make you smile.

Magic and Myth, Tricksters and Theft Wits Win and Tales Triumph

Award-winning author and storyteller Mark Binder has collected some of his favorite adventures from across the globe and put them together in one collection for the entertainment of all.

Genies, Giants and a Walrus includes some of the world’s best adventure stories, selected and edited for the pleasure of voracious young readers. From Gilgamesh and the Arabian Nights to Norse Mythology and the American West, these are stories that both girls and boys will enjoy reading and rereading. is an excellent primer for young readers… Classic tales retold with new energy… New tales that seem timeless, and a few old favorites that preserve the flavor of years gone by.

Grades 3-6 and all lovers of stories.