And if there really is a ghost, will it let them go now that it has them in its clutches? Then a mysterious man called the Stranger comes to town, and Hoodoo starts dreaming of the dead rising from their graves. Even worse, he soon learns the Stranger is looking for a boy. Not just any boy. A boy named Hoodoo.
This is the Agreement. But one Halloween, Gretchen Whipple smashes her way into their lives. But he is wrong. Uncle Jonathan and his next-door neighbor, Mrs. Zimmermann, are both magicians! Lewis is thrilled. At first, watchng magic is enough. Then Lewis experiments with magic himself and unknowingly resurrects the former owner of the house: a woman named Selenna Izard. It seems that Selenna and her husband built a timepiece into the walls—a clock that could obliterate humankind. And only the Barnavelts can stop it! Jackaby, an investigator of the unexplained with a keen eye for the extraordinary—including the ability to see supernatural beings.
On her first day, Abigail finds herself in the midst of a thrilling case: A serial killer is on the loose. Not scorpions, not the boys who tease her, and certainly not jumbies. Then one night Corinne chases an agouti all the way into the forbidden forest, and shining yellow eyes follow her to the edge of the trees. Or could they? When Corinne spots a beautiful stranger at the market the very next day, she knows something extraordinary is about to happen. Severine plans to claim the entire island for the jumbies. It is also a dangerous one. And once it is uttered, can it be taken back?
But the house and its family are not quite what they seem. Soon the children are confronted by a mysterious spectre and an ancient curse that threatens their very lives. But Kris is green with envy. Why does Lindy get to have all the fun and all the attention? Kris decides to get a dummy of her own. Then weird things begin to happen. Nasty things.
Evil things. Included are poems about haunted houses, bogeyman, vampires, werewolves, and skeletons. Jasper Chevalier has always lived in Ingot. His father plays a knight at the local Renaissance Festival, and his mother plays the queen. Then an apparition thunders into the festival grounds and turns the quiet town upside down. When Mia and Uly are separated from their litters, they discover a dangerous world full of monsters.
In order to find a den to call home, they must venture through field and forest, facing unspeakable things that dwell in the darkness: a zombie who hungers for their flesh, a witch who tries to steal their skins, a ghost who hunts them through the snow.
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One of her favorites was the legend of Skeleton Man, a gruesome tale about a man with such insatiable hunger he ate his own flesh before devouring those around him. But ever since her parents mysteriously vanished, those spooky tales have started to feel all too real.
Only Ollie and two of her classmates heed these warnings. Keep to small. The show is about to begin. The carnival rolls in sometime after midnight, ushering in Halloween a week early. Two boys will discover the secret of its smoke, mazes, and mirrors; two friends who will soon know all too well the heavy cost of wishes…and the stuff of nightmares. Used Soft cover. Save for Later. About this Item paperback, very good condition, bumped causing horizontal crack across spine near top, pp.
Released as a children's book tells the startling story of teenage love and obsession. Hal meets Barry and he discovers the intensity of adolescent love. Uncompromising in its depth, provocative and powerful.
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Bookseller Inventory Publication Date: Binding: Soft cover. Cheque payment in UK sterling only please email for details. The two soon learn that you can find friendship in the most unexpected places. My Monster Burrufu is a story of fear overcome, a curse, and a most unusual monster who learns from a little girl how to trust his heart.
Can she find a way to out-witch her sisters? In this I Can Read Level 4 paperback—complete with full-color art and short chapters—Alice Low has adapted her popular story specifically for readers bridging to chapter books. Could this innocent-seeming rabbit actually be a vampire? There is no need for it when your life is perfect.
The only smudge on her pristine life is her best friend Lawrence. He is a disaster—lazy and dreamy, shirt always untucked, obsessed with his silly piano.
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Victoria often wonders why she ever bothered being his friend. Lawrence does too. But then Lawrence goes missing. Kids go in but come out. The second is that the other children in his neighborhood who pay visits to their grandmothers never seem to return. He and Georgie are thrust into a creepy underworld created from stolen nightmares, where monsters disguised as grandmothers serve an ancient, evil queen by holding children captive as they slowly sap each one of their memories and dreams.
But something is different about Charlie. His worrisome nature, so often a burden, proves an asset in this frightening world. Will he be able to harness this newfound power to defeat the queen and save his sister? Her best friend is even a ghost.
Here, graveyards, castles, and secret passageways teem with restless phantoms. The city of ghosts is more dangerous than she ever imagined. Were you frightened by a scratching sound inside of your walls or the beady red eyes and knotted green fingers of a duende? In his first collection of scary stories, Xavier Garza asks these questions. The stories in this collection curdle with the creepy and crawling characters of traditional folklore. These stories brim with the supernatural: the mysterious disappearance of children who made deals with duendes, evil trolls who live inside the walls of our houses; the ghostly specter of La Llorona who floats along the creek bed, howling,!
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Ay, mis hijos! These are all cucuys, supernatural beings who have come to haunt the imagination in these tales of wonder and warning. These delicious and frightful stories come down through generations of grandmas teaching children to respect the laws of nature and the All Powerful. Mesmerizing and breathtakingly original, these tales are inspired by African American history and range from the time of slavery to the civil rights era. With her extraordinary gift for suspense, Patricia C. McKissack has created a heart-stopping collection of lasting value, a book not quickly forgotten.
Ruling over all is the Great Queen, a bone-china doll cursing those who displease her.
But they are in middle school now. But nothing goes according to plan, and as their adventure turns into an epic journey, creepy things begin to happen. Is the doll just a doll or something more sinister? And if there really is a ghost, will it let them go now that it has them in its clutches? Then a mysterious man called the Stranger comes to town, and Hoodoo starts dreaming of the dead rising from their graves. Even worse, he soon learns the Stranger is looking for a boy.
Not just any boy. A boy named Hoodoo. This is the Agreement. But one Halloween, Gretchen Whipple smashes her way into their lives. But he is wrong. Uncle Jonathan and his next-door neighbor, Mrs. Zimmermann, are both magicians! Lewis is thrilled.