Flea Circus Books and Stories
In the same way as for films the mystery of the flea circus is used by fiction writers to add fear or horror to their stories. The characters associated with Flea Circuses are often sinister or corrupt. However the flea circus is also frequently used for amusement in children's books.
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Anthony Ant and the Flea Circus
by John Grant
Another Roadside Attraction by Tim Robbins has a young clairvoyant
named Amanda re-establishing the flea circus
How Spider Saved the Flea Circus
by Robert Kraus
Grimmy's Flea Circus by Mike Peters
- The Old Man and the Flea
The Wee Little Flea Circus
(Pop-Up Books) Dan Witkowski, Nathan Jarvis
a short story
Kermit the Flea
a story from Story Soup Kids
The Terror of the Shivery Sea
. The gang visit a circus containing a flea circus with flea ballet dancers but
no flea wrestlers.
- Hector Springs Loose by Shreeve, Elizabeth. Hector, an imaginary
"wumblebug," is evicted from his cozy hole in the ground when a noisy flea
circus moves in. He ventures out in search of a new home and meets up with a
variety of small critters and small adventures.
- Fred's famous fabulously fantastical flea circus by Shonagh Rae is a children's
counting book with a magnifying glass. Unfortunately this book is only
available in museums like the British
- The Mystery of the Missing Man is one of "The 5 Find-Outers" by
Enid Blyton. Here the Fangio's Famous Fleas have a cart, a crane and a
barrel in their act.
- Flea Circus a brief bestiary of grief by Mandy Keifetz is due for release in 2012. "Tim Acree, Brooklyn barkeep's boy, merchant sailor, entomologist, aka Professor Aloysius, flea-circus ringmaster, lies dead, a suicide, at the bottom of a tenement air shaft..."
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