Robert Crayola

Biography

Robert Crayola is the author of numerous educational guides and videos, plus the following works:

FICTION
Dr. Jew (2010)
Ueda Sensei Solves Crimes of Depravity and Perversity (2011)
Ueda Sensei Vomits on the Garbage of Humanity (2012)
Ueda Sensei Castrates the Insidious Underground (2013)

SHORT FICTION
Savage Tales (2013)

DRAMA
18 Plays For Untalented Actors (2012)

NONFICTION
Cheat Codes For Life (2010)
William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Experience: Illustrated by Robert Crayola (2011)

SHORT TEXTS
Prayer Magic: Conversations With Reality (2008)
Vipassana Meditation: My Experiences at a 10-Day Retreat (2012)

ALBUMS
Alpha Cat (2011)

Where to buy in print


Books

The Odyssey: A Reader's Guide to the Homer Epic
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This new guide to The Odyssey is the perfect study aid for reading Homer's epic. Included in this guide: a historical look at the book's origins, a look at its context in Ancient Greece, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays. Concise and easy to read, this is the definitive guide to The Odyssey.
On the Road: A Reader's Guide to the Jack Kerouac Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
Jack Kerouac's On the Road was a handbook for a generation and continues to inspire people today with its wild energy and unconventional ideas. This new, definitive guide to the novel includes: a biography of author Jack Kerouac, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays, all in concise and easy-to-understand language.
Nine Stories: A Reader's Guide to the J.D. Salinger Story Collection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
With this new guide to J.D. Salinger's Nine Stories you will have an even greater understanding of these classic stories, avoid confusion, and unravel the mysteries Salinger included in the text. Included in this guide: a biography of author J.D. Salinger, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed story summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays, all in a concise format.
The Fault in Our Stars: A Reader's Guide to the John Green Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
With this new guide to The Fault in Our Stars you will have an even greater understanding of the book. Included in this guide: a biography of author John Green, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays. This is the definitive guide to The Fault in Our Stars, concise, and easy to understand.
A Tale of Two Cities: A Reader's Guide to the Charles Dickens Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
With this definitive new guide to A Tale of Two Cities, you will have an even greater understanding of the book. Included in this guide: a biography of author Charles Dickens, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays, all in a concise and easy to read format.
Brave New World: A Reader's Guide to the Aldous Huxley Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,980. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This is the definitive guide to Brave New World, concise, easy to understand, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of this classic story. Included in this guide: a biography of author Aldous Huxley, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, a glossary, character analysis, and much more.
To Kill a Mockingbird: A Reader's Guide to the Harper Lee Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
Included in this new guide to To Kill a Mockingbird: a biography of author Harper Lee, a look at the book's context and literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and an examination of critical questions and essay topics. This is the definitive guide to To Kill a Mockingbird - concise, unlocking its confusing aspects, making the book accessible and enjoyable, and easy to read.
The Catcher in the Rye: A Reader's Guide to the J.D. Salinger Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This new guide to The Catcher in the Rye will give you an even greater understanding of the book. Included in this guide: a biography of author J.D. Salinger, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays. This is the definitive guide to The Catcher in the Rye, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of this classic story
The Book Thief: A Reader's Guide to the Markus Zusak Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
With this new guide, you will have an even greater understanding of Markus Zusak's The Book Thief. Included: a biography of author Markus Zusak, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays. This is the definitive guide to The Book Thief, concise, easy to read, and guaranteed to add to your enjoyment of this classic story
A Reader's Guide to The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
A concise new guide to Stephen Chbosky's "The Perks of Being a Wallflower." Included are a biography of Chbosky, a detailed book summary and commentary, a look at all the literary elements of the text, and a guide to essay topics and critical questions. Whether you need to review the book or just want to gain deeper understanding, this new guide will add to your overall enjoyment and experience.
Ueda Sensei Castrates the Insidious Underground
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Series: The Ueda Sensei Chronicles, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,500. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
BOOK 3 IN THE UEDA SENSEI CHRONICLES Ueda Sensei and Otto Knuckle return for another round of ultraviolent antics, this time traveling to New York for a miserable work vacation. Along the way they'll meet old friends, make new ones, and face an endless onslaught of ne'er-do-wells.
Fahrenheit 451: A Reader's Guide to the Ray Bradbury Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This new guide to Fahrenheit 451 challenges you to think about the book in new ways. Included are a biography of author Ray Bradbury, a character guide, an examination of the book's historical context, detailed chapter summaries, and analysis of critical questions and themes in the story. This is the definitive guide to Fahrenheit 451, guaranteed to add to your enjoyment.
Ender's Game: A Reader's Guide to the Orson Scott Card Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
This new guide enhances your understanding of Ender's Game, challenging you to think about the book in new ways, and opening up new avenues of exploration. Included are a biography of author Orson Scott Card, a character guide, an examination of the book's historical context, detailed chapter summaries, and analysis of critical questions and themes in the story.
Anthem: A Reader's Guide to the Ayn Rand Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
Anthem has proven to be one of Ayn Rand's most enduring books. With this new guide, you can take your understanding of Anthem to a higher level. Included are: a biography of Ayn Rand, detailed chapter summaries and analysis, examination of the book's context and history, and much more in a concise and easy-to-read format, making this the essential guide to help you navigate Ayn Rand's Anthem.
As I Lay Dying: A Reader's Guide to the William Faulkner Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes
William Faulkner has a reputation as a "difficult" author -- but he doesn't have to be! With this new guide, As I Lay Dying can be easy to understand. Included are: a thorough description of all the characters, a chapter-by-chapter summary and commentary on the story, a biography of Faulkner, and much more, all in a concise and easy to understand format, making it the perfect aid for the book.
Of Mice and Men: A Reader's Guide to the John Steinbeck Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This new guide to John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men gives you an in-depth look at this important work, unlocking its confusing aspects, making the book accessible and enjoyable, and helping you uncover all the details that make up the story. Included in this guide: a biography of author John Steinbeck, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, and analysis.
The Great Gatsby: A Reader's Guide to the F. Scott Fitzgerald Novel
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This new guide gives you an in-depth analysis of The Great Gatsby, unlocking its more confusing aspects, making the book accessible and enjoyable, and helping you uncover all the details that make up the story. Included in this guide is a biography of author F. Scott Fitzgerald, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, and detailed chapter summaries and analysis.
Savage Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,690. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Robert Crayola presents a volume of 50 all-new stories, spanning a variety of genres, all infused with dark humor.
Ueda Sensei Vomits on the Garbage of Humanity
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Series: The Ueda Sensei Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,820. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Book 2 in the Ueda Sensei Chronicles. Ueda Sensei and Otto return in a new round of adventures that delve into Ueda's dark past and explore the strangest corners of San Francisco and beyond. Not for the mellow-hearted.
18 Plays For Untalented Actors
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Plays » American / African American
Everything you need to begin your lifestyle as an actor: 18 short plays by Robert Crayola. "These scenes were designed with the neophyte actor in mind. Most theater requires effort, practice, timing, and skill. Not these scenes... I have so infused these scenes with my genius that it's a wonder you even need to show up." -- Robert Crayola, from the Introduction
Vipassana Meditation: My Experiences at a 10-Day Retreat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Vipassana is one of the world's most ancient forms of meditation. In this detailed essay, author Robert Crayola describes all that goes on at a 10-day Vipassana course, providing a thorough accounting of the pros and cons involved. Also included is information on taking the course yourself.
Ueda Sensei Solves Crimes of Depravity and Perversity
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Series: The Ueda Sensei Chronicles, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,150. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Book 1 in the Ueda Sensei Chronicles. Aided by his janitor Otto, Ueda Sensei penetrates the strangest crimes in San Francisco in 32 tales of sex and brutality, obliterating the mystery genre with wit and unnecessary violence, acting as equal parts homage and parody of Sherlock Holmes, Encyclopedia Brown, and other great sleuths. A book to thrill you and restructure your brain completely.
Dr. Jew
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,720. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The story of Dr. Jew, an unscrupulous lecher who will go to any length to achieve fame and power in a diseased world of glitter. A dark comedy of a reality not unlike our own, with hints of William Faulkner, William S. Burroughs, Vladimir Nabokov, and the most lurid pulp fiction.
Prayer Magic: Conversations With Reality
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
Discover the power of prayer for immediate results, taking your wealth, health, relationships, and happiness to undreamed of new levels. This booklet contains concise and clear instructions you can use now to improve your life.
Cheat Codes For Life: How to Achieve Anything With the Technologies of Success
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Are you making the best decisions to guarantee your success? Cheat Codes For Life is a cookbook for success in all areas of your life: wealth, health, relationships, work, and happiness. Robert Crayola clearly presents 35 key areas to direct your energy and gives you specific techniques and exercises to get you results immediately. No fluff and jargon-free - if it's in the book, it works.

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