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Stephen Mooser Collection

Summary Information
Title: Stephen Mooser Papers
Dates: 1981-1984
Creator: Mooser, Stephen
Extent: 1 folder
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1012
The collection contains a corrected typescript photocopy, a galley proof, and a layout note, for 2 titles.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


This collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials.


Funny Man and the Penny Dodo, 1984

Funnyman's First Case, 1981

Biographical Sketch

Stephen Mooser was born July 4, 1941, in Fresno, CA. He became a photographer and producer of documentary films, and an author of children's books. He has written a number of different series, including the Which Way Interactive Series, the Gigglemajig Series, the Treasure Hound Series, the Creepy Creature Club Series, and the All-Star Meatballs Series. The last three of these are directed a beginning readers, and feature regular casts of characters who often encounter strange things. Mooser feels that children enjoy these types of books because for them, the world is still a wide open, incredible place. Mooser also writes for teens. He enjoys writing about the unusual, and writes with a great deal of humor. Biographical Sources: Something About the Author, vols. 28, 75

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains a corrected, photocopy typescript, layout notes, and a galley proof.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Mooser, Stephen
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Funny Man and the Penny Dodo 1984 
Note  New York: Franklin Watts, 1984
Box MF1624
typescript, corrected photocopy (5 p.)  Box MF1624
Funnyman's First Case 1981 
Note  New York: Watts, 1981
Box MF1621
galley proof (5 p.)  Box MF1621
layout note (1 p.)  Box MF1621