Trouble with Tattle-Tails (The Fabled Stables Book #2) (Hardcover)

Trouble with Tattle-Tails (The Fabled Stables Book #2) By Jonathan Auxier, Olga Demidova (Illustrator) Cover Image

Trouble with Tattle-Tails (The Fabled Stables Book #2) (Hardcover)

By Jonathan Auxier, Olga Demidova (Illustrator)


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Book 2 in The Fabled Stables series from New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Auxier introduces a new one-of-a-kind creature: the Tattle-Tail!

Auggie and his magical companions are tending to the Fabled Stables when the building shakes and shudders to make room for a new arrival: the Tattle-Tail. Auggie and friends travel through the portal to a town called Rainbow’s End in search of this mysterious creature. Auggie assumes that the Tattle-Tail is in danger, but he learns that it’s actually the town that needs rescuing . . . from an infestation of Tattle-Tails!
These talking tails have taken over, attaching themselves to every backside in town (including Auggie’s!). The Tails tattle on whomever they’re attached to: She picked her nose! He just double-dipped! The constant stress of being tattled on has thrown all of Rainbow’s End into chaos!
Soon, Auggie and friends hatch a plan to collect the Tattle-Tails and bring them safely to the Stables—foiling a pair of evil bank robbers along the way.
Jonathan Auxier is the New York Times bestselling and critically-acclaimed author of Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes, The Night Gardener, and Sweep. He lives with his family in Pittsburgh. You can find him online at
Product Details ISBN: 9781419742729
ISBN-10: 1419742728
Publisher: Amulet Books
Publication Date: May 18th, 2021
Pages: 96
Language: English
Series: The Fabled Stables
"The tattling is so silly and the tails illustrated so joyfully that they’ll delight readers, especially when Auggie’s attempts to free the town backfire in funny ways... Funny, charming, and bighearted."
— Kirkus Reviews

"Bright cartoon art and speech-bubble dialogue help add character and detail to the story. The silly imaginary creatures combined with a gentle plot works well for early chapter book readers as well as for those eager to listen to longer stories read aloud. The solution to the Tattle-Tail dilemma, and the problems it caused, offers a number of points for engaging discussion."
— The Horn Book Magazine