In a dark house, Andrew gets scared while reading a spooky book in which a girl is reading a spooky book in a scary house.
“[A] Hitchcockian thriller-within-a-thriller.” Publishers Weekly
“The spooky-reading atmosphere and theme… are appealing, and the verse refrain has a pleasingly haunting flavor.” The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
“The well-crafted plot is beautifully complemented by McElligott's dramatic watercolor illustrations, which make wonderful use of shadows and warped perspectives to create ominous scenes.” Booklist
“An enigmatic story-within-a-story that tweaks the imagination.” Boston Globe
- Walker & Company
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- Product dimensions:
- 11.37(w) x 8.79(h) x 0.32(d)
- Age Range:
- 5 - 8 Years
Meet the Author
MATTHEW McELLIGOTT is the author of several books for children, including The Lion's Share, Absolutely Not, and Backbeard and the Birthday Suit. He teaches at Sage College and also visits elementary schools around the country. He lives in New York.
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