The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids (or simply The Bailey School Kids) is a series of children's chapter books co-authored by Marcia T. Jones and Debbie Dadey. It revolves around a group of third-grade kids who are convinced that people around them are monsters. In each story, the kids meet an adult who shows signs of being some mythical being.
Aesop Amnesia: The characters take turns between believing a character is supernatural, considering it unlikely, and teasing their friends for considering it, depending on the book. This becomes particularly egregious when a character who was convinced their science teacher was a sea monster in the last book sneers at their friend for thinking the cashier at a restaurant is a mummy in the next.
Agent Mulder: Liza is almost always the one to suggest that someone is a supernatural creature.
Agent Scully: Eddie is consistently the most doubtful of the group, making him official Scully. Melody also usually takes more convincing than the others.
Almighty Janitor: Regardless of whether or not he's Santa, Mr. Jolly is clearly this.
Artistic License - Physics: Frankenstien Doesn't Plant Petunias has the kids making shaped bubbles, including stars and cubes. Soap bubbles are spherical no matter what, because surface tension draws them into the tightest possible grouping of molecules-a shpere.
Does Not Like Shoes: Mr. Jenkins avoids wearing shoes, until his cabin is filled with wolfsbane, at which point he puts shoes on.
Does This Remind You of Anything?: Although it may not have stood out in 1990, when Vampires Don't Wear Polka Dots was published, modern vampire mythology often puts them into a sexual context, making one wonder what Mrs. Jeepers did to Eddie in the last chapter.
Evil Albino: Mrs. Zork from Aliens Don't Wear Braces. She's implied to be an alien on a mission to steal color from Earth and bring it to her monochromatic home planet.
Expy: The Pizza parlor from Dragons Don't Cook Pizza is one of the Medieval Times restaurant chain.
Funetik Aksent: Averted with Mrs. Jeepers; she is said to have a thick accent, but it does not translate into text.
Girlish Pigtails: Melody is always drawn with twintails, sometimes wearing a ponytail or braids within the story.
Haunted House: The Clancy House, which Ms. Jeepers moves into in the first book, is described as this by the students.
Love Potion: Cupid Doesn't Flip Hamburgers has the kids believe the new lunch lady is making people fall in love with heart-shaped sugar cookies.
Magitek: One book heavily implies a dragon is being used to fire a pizza oven.
Maybe Magic, Maybe Mundane: The books rarely come to a concrete conclusion over whether someone is or is not the creature the kids think they are.
Mind-Control Eyes: Mrs. Jeepers' eyes flash green when she hypnotizes Eddie. (They also flash green threateningly when she's disciplining the children).
The Mole: Allegedly, a vampire infiltrated the leprechauns' kingdom as the teacher of their children in order to take back the gem they stole and seal them in Ireland. It's heavily implied that Mrs. Jeepers was this vampire.
Our Vampires Are Different: Mrs. Jeepers is clearly able to go out in the sunlight (which vampires in the original legends were able to do, although it's implied to have something to do with her brooch), but has an allergy to garlic and is shown to be able to hypnotize people. It's implied that she sleeps in a coffin and can feed off people.
Our Werewolves Are Different: Mr. Jenkins is shown to turn into a hairy humanoid on nights surrounding the full moon, and prefers raw meat in human form. Exposure to wolfsbane causes him to turn far less hairy, looking just like an ordinary person at all times.
Shown Their Work: In Frankenstein Doesn't Plant Petunias, Liza gives a surprisingly good summary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, avoiding most of the misinformation that has been engrained in the public's minds after the movie. The only one mentioned is the angry mob at the climax, and Frankenstein's fear of fire, both of which are actually plot points.
It should be noted, however, that Frank's creator is Dr. Victor, whereas his creator in the novel is not a doctor at all, although his first name is Victor.