Playing an endless make-believe game about pirates, mermaids and warriors under the rule of a formidable Great Queen china doll, best friends Zach, Poppy and Alice find their bond tested when Zach is compelled to give up their shared adventures and Poppy begins having dreams about the doll. By the co-author of the best-selling Spiderwick Chronicles.
Spending the summer with her scientist father in the tiny Scottish village of Journey's End, Nolie Stanhope soon befriends a local, Bel McKissick, whose family depends on tourism drawn by the "Boundary," a mysterious place from which only one person has returnedùwithout having aged a day and with no memory of the past 100 years.
Eleven-year-old Thelma Bee is a budding scientist who has curiosity and adventure in her blood, but when a ghost kidnaps her father her only clues for getting her dad back are a strange jewelry box and the word "Return" whispered to her by the ghost
A follow-up to Serafina and the Black Cloak finds Serafina studying the ways of the catamount while struggling to find a place for herself in two disparate cultures before a series of mysterious animal attacks test her role as the Biltmore Estate's protector.
Irish orphans Molly, 14, and Kip, 10, travel to England to work as servants in a crumbling manor house where nothing is quite what it seems, and soon the siblings are confronted by a mysterious stranger and the secrets of the cursed house. By the author of Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes.
Looking for excitement, Coraline ventures through a mysterious door into a world that is similar, yet disturbingly different from her own, where she must challenge a gruesome entity in order to save herself, her parents, and the souls of three others.
Agonizing over his sick baby brother's struggles to survive, Steve is visited in his dreams by a mysterious wasp queen who offers to save his brother at a formidable cost. Illustrated by the Caldecott Medal-winning artist of This Is Not My Hat.
The first book in a new trilogy tells the story of a girl who claims she is visiting a parallel universe where a nefarious being called The Riverman is stealing the souls of children, and because she fears her soul may be next, she asks Alistair Cleary, a boy everyone trusts, to write her biography before it's too late.
In post-World War I England, eleven-year-old Triss nearly drowns in a millpond known as "The Grimmer" and emerges with memory gaps, aware that something is terribly wrong, and to try to set things right, she must meet a twisted architect who has designs on her family
Welcome to a macabre world of scary stories, where a folklorist offers up some of the most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge and supernatural events of all time, in a 25th anniversary edition of extraordinarily chilling tales enhanced by all-new, spine-tingling illustrations by a renowned artist.
Thirteen-year-old Conor awakens one night to find a monster outside his bedroom window, but not the one from the recurring nightmare that began when his mother became ill, but an ancient, wild creature that wants him to face truth and loss.
With all the tragedy and problems facing his family, Michael's excitement about moving into his new home is all but gone, yet his encounter with the creature in the garage is certain to put a spark back into his life in more ways than he had ever expected.
In New York City in 1872, Horace becomes entangled in a plot to create fraudulent spirit photographs, but when he accidentally frees the real ghost of a dead girl bent on revenge, Horace's life takes a frightening turn