Not for the faint of heart, this curious collection of stories will haunt and, at times, horrify and are best read by flashlight.
Fans of shivery tales will find much to appreciate here, from dolls who love their playmates a little too much to luck that comes at a high price.
This collection of 36 short dark fantasies . . . aspires to sit on the same shelf as Alvin Schwartz’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and succeeds admirably. . . . Readers who enjoy their Halloween chills all year round will find this anthology a delight.
A hefty sheaf of chillers—all short enough to share aloud and expertly cast to entice unwary middle graders a step or two into the shadows.
Claire Legrand’s tour de force delivers a magical misfit heroine and a heart-stealing dog in a riveting cosmic conflict, with much devastating loss and joyous triumph along the way.
Snappy dialogue and creative fantasy elements–bloodthirsty unicorns, a dragon who collects teapots and is scared of ghosts–will delight seasoned fantasy readers, while the power of friendship between Girl and Fox gives the story depth.