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Kids love Scary Stories. We are delighted to offer, in association with Amazon.com (the world's largest bookstore), a special selection of the best scary stories for kids! Many of the titles below are offered at substantial discount to list prices. Any suggestions for additional stories to feature here? Please let us know.

Love MonsterLove Monster Rachel Bright. Love Monster is a slightly hairy monster trying to fit in with the cuddly residents of Cutesville. But as it turns out, it's hard to fit in with the cute and the fluffy when you're a googly-eyed monster. GhostsGhosts Raina Telgemeier. Catrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister, Maya, is sick. Cat isn't happy about leaving her friends for Bahía de la Luna, but Maya has cystic fibrosis and will benefit from the cool, salty air that blows in from the sea. The Last Kids on Earth and the Nightmare KingThe Last Kids on Earth and the Nightmare King Max Brallier. A New York Times and USA Today bestelling series, with one million copies in print! - "Terrifyingly fun! Delivers big thrills and even bigger laughs. "--Jeff Kinney, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Life after the zombie apocalypse is pretty good for 13-year-old Jack Sullivan: he lives in a mind-clobberingly cool tree fort with his best friends, speeds through town playing Real-Life Mario Kart, has a crew of monster buddies, battles zombies on the regular, and generally treats life like it’s a videogame!   But then Jack’s friends make a startling discovery: they may not be the last kids on earth, after all.
The Silver Eyes (Five Nights At Freddy's #1)The Silver Eyes (Five Nights At Freddy's #1) Scott Cawthon. Ten years after the horrific murders at Freddy Fazbear's Pizza that ripped their town apart, Charlie, whose father owned the restaurant, and her childhood friends reunite on the anniversary of the tragedy and find themselves at the old pizza place which had been locked up and abandoned for years. The Twisted Ones (Five Nights at Freddy's #2)The Twisted Ones (Five Nights at Freddy's #2) Scott Cawthon. The highly anticipated sequel to the bestselling Five Nights at Freddy's: The Silver Eyes. It's been a year since the horrific events at Freddy Fazbear's Pizza, and Charlie is just trying to move on. Even with the excitement of a new school and a fresh start, she's still haunted by nightmares of a masked murderer and four gruesome animatronic puppets. Diary of a Minecraft Zombie Book 1: A Scare of A Dare (Volume 1)Diary of a Minecraft Zombie Book 1: A Scare of A Dare (Volume 1) Zack Zombie. Diary of a Minecraft Zombie Book 1 A Scare of a Dare
The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie ParadeThe Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade Max Brallier. A New York Times and USA Today bestelling series, with one million copies in print! - "Terrifyingly fun! Delivers big thrills and even bigger laughs. "--Jeff Kinney, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Diary of a Wimpy Kid   The zombies are disappearing. The Color Monster: A Pop-Up Book of FeelingsThe Color Monster: A Pop-Up Book of Feelings Anna Llenas. "This sensitive book . . . encourages young ones to open up and discuss how they feel, even when their thoughts are confusing. " —Parents - We teach toddlers to identify colors, numbers, shapes, and letters—but what about their feelings? By illustrating such common emotions as happiness, sadness, anger, fear, and calm, this sensitive book gently encourages young children to open up with parents, teachers, and daycare providers. Goosebumps 25th Anniversary Retro SetGoosebumps 25th Anniversary Retro Set R.L. Stine. Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Goosebumps with five of the all-time bestselling books including Monster Blood, Why I'm Afraid of Bees, A Night in Terror Tower, The Beast From the East, and Legend of the Lost Legend.
Love Monster and the Last ChocolateLove Monster and the Last Chocolate Rachel Bright. When Love Monster comes home from vacation, he discovers a box of chocolates on his doorstep. He knows he should share it with his friends, but what if there's none left for him after everyone has a piece? What if they take his favorite-the double chocolate strawberry swirl? And even worse-what if the only piece left is the coffee-flavored one? Ick! In the end, Love Monster learns that sharing with friends is the sweetest treat of all. Tickle Monster Laughter KitTickle Monster Laughter Kit Josie Bissett. Share the treasured gift of laughter with your child! Josie Bissett's enchanted new book is well on its way to becoming a celebrated children's classic. A loveable monster with big puffy mitts has just flown in from Planet Tickle. Scary Stories Paperback Box Set: The Complete 3-Book CollectionScary Stories Paperback Box Set: The Complete 3-Book Collection Alvin Schwartz. Scary Stories
The Last Kids on EarthThe Last Kids on Earth Max Brallier. A New York Times and USA Today bestelling series, with one million copies in print! - "Terrifyingly fun! Delivers big thrills and even bigger laughs. "--Jeff Kinney, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Ever since the monster apocalypse hit town, average thirteen year old Jack Sullivan has been living in his tree house, which he's armed to the teeth with catapults and a moat, not to mention video games and an endless supply of Oreos and Mountain Dew scavenged from abandoned stores. The Graveyard BookThe Graveyard Book Neil Gaiman. The original paperback edition of a perennial favorite, The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, which has sold more than one million copies and is the only novel to win both the Newbery Medal and the Carnegie Medal. The Gruffalo's ChildThe Gruffalo's Child Julia Donaldson. Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler team up again to create this funny and adorable sequel to The Gruffalo. One night, the Gruffalo’s child wanders into the woods to search for the Big Bad Mouse. But instead, she comes upon a small mouse in the woods .
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A Crankenstein Valentine Samantha Berger. CRANKENSTEIN! He's BAAAAACK! - See what happens to an ordinary kid on the most lovey-dovey, yuckiest day of the year-Valentine's Day! - Cheesy cards, allergy-inducing bouquets, and heart-shaped everything? It's enough to turn anyone into a monster! - YECHHHH! - But Crankenstein might just find a way to turn his sour day sweet.

I'm a Monster Truck (Little Golden Book) Dennis R. Shealy.

Valensteins Ethan Long. Something strange is in the air on this dark, cold night. The members of Fright Club are always ready to scare, but tonight Fran K. Stein has something else on his mind. He's busy making something, and the other monsters want to know what it is.

Vampirina Vee is for Valentine: 8x8 with Punch-out Cards Disney Book Group. What could be more fun than celebrating Valentine's Ghoulentine's Day with Vampirina and her friends? This adorable tale is based on a Valentine's Day-themed episode and comes with punch out cards!

The Notebook of Doom, Books 1-5: A Branches Box Set Troy Cummings. This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line called Branches, which is aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina.

Battle of the Boss-Monster: A Branches Book (The Notebook of Doom #13) Troy Cummings. Pick a book. Grow a Reader! This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina.

The Stonekeeper (Amulet #1) Kazu Kibuishi. Graphic novel star Kazu Kibuishi creates a world of terrible, man-eating demons, a mechanical rabbit, a talking fox, a giant robot---and two ordinary children on a mission. - After the tragic death of their father, Emily and Navin move with their mother to the home of her deceased great-grandfather, but the strange house proves to be dangerous.

Never Touch a Monster . You must never touch a monster . . . except in this book!This monster-themed, touch-and-feel book is perfect for young children! Children will love reading the funny rhyme that tells them the dangers of touching a monster--and then ignoring the advice!Amazing silicone touches are featured throughout, each with a different texture for children to explore.

The Stonekeeper's Curse (Amulet #2) Kazu Kibuishi. Graphic novel star Kazu Kibuishi returns with his mysterious world full of new allies . . . and old enemies! - Emily and Navin's mother is still in a coma from the arachnopod's poison, and there's only one place to find help: Kanalis, the bustling, beautiful city of waterfalls.

Groggle's Monster Valentine Diana Murray. Groggle has been up all night making a Valentine’s Day card. This isn’t just any Valentine, though, and it has to be perfect—it’s for Snarlina, his beast friend in the whole wide world. Searching in the dark forest, he finds just the right heart-shaped leaves.

Never Touch a Dinosaur! Rosie Greening. You must never touch a dinosaur . . . except in this book!This dinosaur-themed, touch-and-feel book is perfect for young children. Little ones will love reading the funny rhyme that warns of the dangers of touching a dinosaur--and of ignoring the advice! Innovative silicone touches are featured throughout the book, with a different texture for children to discover on every spread.

Serafina and the Splintered Heart (Serafina Book 3) Robert Beatty. The storms are coming. . .  Something has happened to Serafina. She has awoken into a darkness she does not understand, scarred from a terrible battle, only to find that life at Biltmore Estate has changed in unimaginable ways.

Don't Push the Button! Bill Cotter. A USA Today Bestseller!There's only one rule in Larry's book: don't push the button. (Seriously, don't even think about it!)Even if it does look kind of nice, you must never push the button. Who knows what would happen?Okay, quick.

The Twilight Saga White Collection Stephenie Meyer. This gorgeous gift set--available for a limited time only--includes paperback editions of Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, Breaking Dawn, and The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner with exclusive white covers, making it the perfect gift for fans of the bestselling series.

My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish Boxed Set: (My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish; The Seaquel; Fins of Fury) Mo O'Hara. This must-have paperback boxed set includes the first three books in the winning and wacky My Big Fat Zombie Goldfish illustrated chapter book series, from New York Times–bestselling author Mo O'Hara.