Fun Activities and Curriculum Tie-ins

Hey, teachers and librarians — Here are some cool resources you can use when teaching/presenting Bruce’s books. And some of them are even Common Core-friendly!.

Many of these resources are downloadable PDFs. You may need to install Adobe Reader in order to download and open them. You can get Adobe Reader by clicking the icon below:

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Check out a TV interview with Bruce here:

Chet Gecko

Use Chet Gecko to teach figurative language:

Chet Gecko Activity Booklet

Draw Chet Gecko and Natalie Attired:

Download Draw Chet Gecko
Download Draw Natalie Attired

Book trailer for Hiss Me Deadly

School For S.P.I.E.S.

Bruce Hale reads a selection from School For S.P.I.E.S.: Playing With Fire:

Here’s a fun teaser video for Playing with Fire:

Snoring Beauty

Make literacy connections with Snoring Beauty.

Download Snoring Beauty Handout

Clark the Shark

Watch a video book trailer for Clark the Shark:

Have fun with the Clark the Shark activity sheet:

Clark the Shark Activities

Here’s a Clark the Shark comics page:


And don’t forget the Clark the Shark event kit:

Clark the Shark Event Kit