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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.

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. Five Nights at Freddy's: The Silver EyesFive Nights at Freddy's: The Silver Eyes 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 Last Kids on EarthThe Last Kids on Earth Max Brallier. "Terrifyingly fun! Delivers big thrills and even bigger laughs. "--Jeff Kinney, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Diary of a Wimpy Kid meets The Walking Dead in this very funny post-apocalyptic graphic novel for middle-grade readers.
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. Ever wonder what it would be like to be a Minecraft Zombie? In the first book of this hilarious Minecraft adventure series, we get to read the diary of an actual 12 year old Minecraft Zombie. Take a peek at what is really going on between the hollow eyes, and dead expression that we normally see when we face the dreaded Zombies of Minecraft. The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie ParadeThe Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade Max Brallier. A very funny post-apocalyptic graphic novel, now a New York Times bestseller! - "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. In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories (I Can Read! Reading 2)In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories (I Can Read! Reading 2) Alvin Schwartz. Creak. . . Crash. . . BOO!Shivering skeletons, ghostly pirates, chattering corpses, and haunted graveyards. . . all to chill your bones! Share these seven spine-tingling stories in a dark, dark room.
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. Goosebumps Retro Scream Collection: Limited Edition TinGoosebumps Retro Scream Collection: Limited Edition Tin R. L. Stine. Reader beware--it's the original scare! - Five of the all-time bestselling Goosebumps books including Welcome to Dead House, Say Cheese And Die!, Night of the Living Dummy, The Haunted Mask, and One Day at HorrorLand. Ghostbusters (Ghostbusters) (Little Golden Book)Ghostbusters (Ghostbusters) (Little Golden Book) John Sazaklis.
The Rescue Mission (Pokémon Leveled Reader)The Rescue Mission (Pokémon Leveled Reader) Maria S. Barbo. Join Ash and his friends on another amazing adventure! This time, they'll encounter the rare Legendary Pokemon Zygarde. Can they protect Z from the evil Team Flare?The Color Monster: A Pop-Up Book of FeelingsThe Color Monster: A Pop-Up Book of Feelings Anna Llenas. 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. Serafina and the Twisted Staff (Serafina Book 2)Serafina and the Twisted Staff (Serafina Book 2) Robert Beatty. The brave and unusual Serafina lives in the magnificent Biltmore Estate in the opulence of the Gilded Age and the rugged beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. But she's caught between two worlds: she's too wild for Biltmore's beautifully dressed ladies and formal customs, and too human to fully join her forest kin.
The Twisted Ones (Five Nights at Freddy's)The Twisted Ones (Five Nights at Freddy's) 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. Scary Stories Box Set: Scary Stories, More Scary Stories, and Scary Stories 3Scary Stories Box Set: Scary Stories, More Scary Stories, and Scary Stories 3 Alvin Schwartz. Walking corpses, dancing bones, knife-wielding madmen, and narrow escapes from death—they're all here in this chilling collection of ghost stories. The Graveyard BookThe Graveyard Book Neil Gaiman. In this Newbery Medal-winning novel, Bod is an unusual boy who inhabits an unusual place—he's the only living resident of a graveyard. Raised from infancy by the ghosts, werewolves, and other cemetery denizens, Bod has learned the antiquated customs of his guardians' time as well as their ghostly teachings—such as the ability to Fade so mere mortals cannot see him.
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I'm a Monster Truck (Little Golden Book) Dennis Shealy.

The 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 .

Slappy Birthday to You (Goosebumps SlappyWorld #1) R.L. Stine. The evil dummy comes to life to tell his own twisted tales and scary stories! - It's bad enough Ian Barker has to spend his twelfth birthday with his sister and their two annoying cousins. The four of them can't ever hang out without getting into trouble.

Serafina and the Black Cloak Robert Beatty. A brave and unusual girl named Serafina lives secretly in the basement of the grand Biltmore Estate amidst the splendor of the Gilded Age. Serafina's pa, the estate's maintenance man, has warned her to keep herself hidden from the fancy folk who live on the floors above, but when children at the estate start disappearing, Serafina and her friend Braeden Vanderbilt must work together to solve a dark and dangerous mystery.

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.

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.

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.

Tickle Monster Josie Bissett. A loveable monster has just flown in from Planet Tickle on a mission is to tickle any child who happens to be following along with the Tickle Monster book. Parents read aloud and do the tickling, while children laugh and squirm with delight.

The School is Alive!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #1) Jack Chabert. Eerie Elementary is one scary school! - 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.

Horizon (Horizon, Book 1) Scott Westerfeld. This harrowing tale of supernatural suspense kicks off a new series from the visionary mind of #1 New York Times bestselling author Scott Westerfeld. - When a plane crash-lands in the arctic, eight young survivors step from the wreckage expecting to see nothing but ice and snow.

The Locker Ate Lucy!: A Branches Book (Eerie Elementary #2) Jack Chabert. Sam Graves's school is ALIVE! - 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.

Neil Gaiman/Chris Riddell 3-Book Box Set: Coraline; The Graveyard Book; Fortunately, the Milk Neil Gaiman. This exclusive box set contains the British editions of three bestselling Neil Gaiman classics in paperback, including the Newbery Medal and Carnegie Medal winner The Graveyard Book; Coraline; and Fortunately, the Milk, all illustrated by acclaimed artist Chris Riddell.

Coraline Neil Gaiman. "Coraline discovered the door a little while after they moved into the house. . . . "When Coraline steps through a door to find another house strangely similar to her own (only better), things seem marvelous.

Diary of a Minecraft Zombie Book 4: Zombie Swap Zack Zombie. 12 Year Old Zombie and Steve have Switched Bodies! - Find out what happens as 12 year old Zombie has to pretend to be human and Steve pretends to be a zombie. In this latest Minecraft adventure, 12 year old Zombie and Steve have accidentally switched bodies and must pretend to be each other until they figure out a way to switch back.

Plants vs. Zombies Volume 1: Lawnmageddon Paul Tobin. The confusing-yet-brilliant inventor known only as Crazy Dave helps his niece, Patrice, and young adventurer Nate Timely fend off a "fun-dead" neighborhood invasion in Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon! Winner of over thirty "Game of the Year" awards, Plants vs.