“Life in the Seven Kingdoms is never dull . . .” 

–Jen McConnel, School Library Journal



Stories of Adventure and Hilarity for ages 9 to 12

The Story of Bumpity Boulevard Press

  • Publishes stories of adventure and hilarity for ages 9 to 12. Bumpity Boulevard is the dirt road from our Vermont farmhouse to adventure, a.k.a. Mud Pond, Big Rock, and the land of Stretchy the Leech.
  • Specializes in books for smart readers ages 9 to 12. If you’re looking for books for high-level readers with age-appropriate content, you’ve come to the right place.
  • Locations: Peacham, Vermont and Bonn, Germany.
  • Books are available in ebook, Kindle, paperback and hardcover formats from online retailers, wholesalers, and by special order.
Peacham village

Want to learn more about a specific title? Bookcovers are clickable.

October 2018

Trouble With Parsnips

First book in the Seven Kingdoms Fairy Tales series published.

princess in a burning tower

TROUBLE WITH PARSNIPS is about speaking up when you’d much rather invent things in your dungeon workshop.

October 2018

November 2019

Lost With Leeks

Second book in the Seven Kingdoms Fairy Tale series published.

boy in a hot air balloon with dragon

LOST WITH LEEKS is about learning how to lead when you aren’t good at finding your way. *cough* And rescuing St. Nicholas.

November 2019

December 2019

Trouble At The Christmas Fair

First short story published in the Seven Kingdoms story world.

snowy Christmas market scene book cover

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December 2019

October 2020

Under Pressure With A Squash

Third book in the Seven Kingdoms Fairy Tale series published.

twins and baby dragons in a submarine

UNDER PRESSURE WITH A SQUASH is all about measuring up. The Saffron twins take a deep dive into tests when Princess Saffy and Prince Magellan attend two VERY different new schools.

October 2020

November 2021

Seven Kingdoms Fairy Tales: Books 1-3

book cover for collection of 3 books

The first massive collection in hardcover, paperback, and ebook.

November 2021

January 2022

Trouble at the Valentine Factory

Book cover image Trouble at the Valentine Factory

When the cupids got out of hand, this “short” holiday story turned into a book!

“Gr 4-7–Decher’s fourth book in the “Seven Kingdoms” series is a zany story of ingenuity and collaboration.” –Jen McConnel, School Library Journal

January 2022

September 2022

Rule Trouble: The Case of the Illegal Dragon


cover for Rule Trouble

An illegal baby dragon, friends on opposite sides of the rules. And a fairy godparent’s magical ice cream truck.

September 2022

November 2022

Trouble at the Christmas Fair

November 2022
December 2022

January 2023

Trouble at the Valentine Factory

Audiobook and Hardcover with Jacket in time for Valentine’s Day!

audiobook cover


January 2023
September 5, 2023 (Apple Books)

September 5, 2023 (Apple Books)

Lost With Leeks

Audiobook from Apple Books in time for St. Nicholas!

audiobook cover

September 5, 2023 (Apple Books)

March 2024 (ebook) May 2024 (pbk, hardcover)

Giant Trouble: The Mystery of the Magic Beans

Giant Trouble bookcover

is about a comic strip artist who has to solve the mystery of his giant friend’s sudden sleeping sickness. And campaign for peace when out-of-town giants show up to picket the Royal Marigold Restaurant!

March 2024 (ebook) May 2024 (pbk, hardcover)

Bumpity Boulevard Press Catalog

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Digital format

Smaller file size and lower resolution. 2-page spreads. Not for booklet printing. Includes order forms for US, UK, and EU.

Booklet format

Large file for printing a handy booklet

Two pages fit on US Letter (or A4) paper. Print double-sided for a half-sheet (A5) sized booklet. Includes order forms for US, UK, and EU. The zipped file is compressed to make the file size smaller. Double-click (Mac) to open the file after downloading.

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Available wherever good books are sold.

Paperback & Hardcover:

Blackwell’s (free worldwide shipping)

Bookshop.org (IndieBound)


Barnes & Noble





Palace Marketplace


cloudLibrary (bibliotheca)




Wholesale Availability

Contact us for wholesale and bulk orders:

Bumpity Boulevard Press, P.O. Box 191, Peacham, Vermont 05862, U.S.A.

Or by email at: press AT bumpityboulevard.com