The workshop is an imaginative and wonder-filled space where kids and families are invited to join in creative expressions of all kinds with Slugs & Bugs characters Doug, Sparky, Morty and Maggie. Life in the workshop is filled with finding joy and delight in everyday experiences and everyone’s different contributions in God’s big world.


“Our hope is that these books provide an opportunity for families to return to the creative Slugs & Bugs Workshop and experience stories that reflect the joy and truth we cling to in Christ.” Randall Goodgame




Join Doug the Slug, Sparky the Lightning Bug, and Morty and Maggie Raccoon as they kindle imaginations, pursue hijinks, and discover timeless truths about life and faith.

Our new 5-book set is designed for families to read together and covers important topics including friendship, fairness, collaboration, character, and of course silliness because at Slugs & Bugs we believe silliness is next to godliness.


Between school, work, and one-too-many video chats, it's so easy to get distracted and forget what really matters. Adventures from the Workshop and Beyond is a brand new book series from The Slugs & Bugs Show that joyfully weaves spiritual truth into the rhythms of daily life. Grab the whole family and explore valuable themes including friendship, silliness, and creativity! For ages 3-7-year-olds.


About the books

Experience brand-new stories with the popular workshop characters from The Slugs & Bugs Show, Adventures from the Workshop and Beyond! Box Set includes books 1-5:


"The Great Jungle Pirate Adventure" (Collaboration) - Can the friends join forces to locate the famed Jewel of the Jungle? Inspired by the episode "Let's Collaborate" from The Slugs & Bugs Show


"Danger! Possum Dance?" (Character) - Will Doug and Sparky end up in a delicious casserole, or will they make friends with someone different from themselves? Inspired by the episode "Tasting a Feast" from The Slugs & Bugs Show.


"The Tale of the Lost Lure" (Friendship) - Will Morty's troubles sink the ship? Or will they find that forgiveness comes to those who seek it? Inspired by the episode "True Friendship" from The Slugs & Bugs Show. 


"The Flight of Morty Raccoon" (Fairness) - Are the laws of physics a fair match for friends with imagination and scissors? Inspired by the episode "Fair Cupcakes" from The Slugs & Bugs Show. 


"The Silliness Olympics" (Silliness) - Who will forget themselves and be awarded the silliest champion? Inspired by the episode “Silly Tractor” from The Slugs & Bugs Show. 


Key Features

- 5 Brand-new hardcover books and case with the characters from The Slugs & Bugs Show


- Beautifully-illustrated stories involving friendship, fairness, collaboration, silliness, and character.


- Models Biblical truth to kids ages 3 to 7


“Our hope is that these books provide an opportunity for families to return to the Workshop and experience stories that reflect the joy and truth we cling to in Christ.” Randall Goodgame


Here's what friends are saying about them!

"If you love all things Slugs & Bugs, then this 5 Book Collection is for you. The comic-book style, and character monologues are sure to captivate everyone in your household. Each book has a biblical application through the Word and allows your children to see how God's truths apply to every day life. Our family's new favorite book character, the praying mantis...you'll have to read to find out more."

"Our children loved the books as they tie into the show. Their favor new character is the praying mantis!!! "

"The books in the Slugs & Bugs series have provided an enjoyable opportunity to connect with my sons and a way to walk together with them toward living out Biblical principles." 


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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do we need to have seen the videos to enjoy the books?

No these stories stand alone.  But, the stories in the books do connect to the episodes which are referenced on the last page along with a Bible verse and associated Slugs & Bugs songs.

Who wrote the books?

The books were written by Randall Goodgame, Jennifer Grafton, and Jonathan Rogers - our very talented writing team.

Are these books the same size as the other Slugs & Bugs books?

No, these are larger, 8 x 10" hard cover picture books.  The box is also a thick board box, not just a light wrapper.