Books Bubble Trouble by Margaret Mahy and Polly Dunbar School And Library, 37 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $16 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleBubble TroubleAuthorMargaret Mahy and Polly Dunbar Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary When her baby brother is captured inside one of her bubbles and floats high in the air, Mabel, her family, and everyone in town chases about to get him safely back down to earth before he sails too far away! Genres: Children's Books Young Adult Fiction Also by Margaret Mahy Down the Back of the Chair Seven Chinese Brothers Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Bubble Trouble Heather Murphy Best Books Of 2009 Librarian Nancy Pearl's 2009 Under-The-Radar Books December 10, 2009 The end of another year means another giant stack of books you missed during the past 12 months. Nancy Pearl, our favorite librarian, stops by to share recommendations that should keep old, young and 'tween readers content. Librarian Nancy Pearl's 2009 Under-The-Radar Books Listen · 7:19 7:19 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/121243815/121274741" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Excerpts: Best Books 2009 Excerpt: 'Bubble Trouble' December 10, 2009 The trouble begins when young Mabel blows a bubble that ensnares her baby brother, wafts out the house and begins floating around town. This children's book by Margaret Mahy is beautifully illustrated with the watercolor and cut paper pictures of illustrator Polly Dunbar.