September 29, 2020 | strande
Ready for goosebumps and crazy creatures? Here's a collection of spooky stories featuring unexpected creatures and adventures. Books are suggested for Second Grade, but remember that each reader is different and might find something interesting at another level.
Obsessed with horror films, ten-year-old Alonzo dreams of transforming himself into "The Boy of a Thousand Faces" and gets his wish in an unexpected way.
Beware the Hare! Is he or isn't he a vampire? Before it's too late. Harold the dog and Chester the cat must find out the truth about newest pet in the Monroe household--a suspicious-looking bunny with unusual habits...and fangs! Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their foundling baby bunny must be a vampire.
Hansel and Gretel ransack Willow the good witch's gingerbread cottage and play havoc with her spells, driving the poor witch to her wit's end. The deliciously wicked twist ending that is sure to surprise and delight.
When his haunt is torn down and he is separated from his ghost family, Kaz befriends human Claire, who has the ability to see ghosts, and helps her investigate a haunting at the local library.
An alphabetical examination of creatures of popular legend presents well-known creatures such as mummies, werewolves, and zombies, as well as lesser-known monsters such as the Roc and the giant called Xing Tian.
A riveting and atmospheric picture book about the young woman who wrote one of the greatest horror novels ever written and one of the first works of science fiction, Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein is an exploration of the process of artistic inspiration that will galvanize readers and writers of all ages.
A little boy walking through an ordinary forest encounters an extraordinary monster.
A boy who is afraid of the dark waits anxiously in bed for the strange creatures that visit him every night to descend from the ceiling, before discovering that even his parents' bed is not safe.