Posts Tagged "Haunted Houses"

Shadow House #1: The Gathering

Posted in Age-o-Meter:: 10-12, Scare-o-Meter: 9

Shadow House #1: The Gathering

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the spooky opening to Shadow House #1: The Gathering:     THE WICKED READ   Shadow House #1: The Gathering By Dan Poblocki Book Published by Scholastic, Inc. ISBN-13: 9780545925501 Audiobook Published by Scholastic Audio Narrated by Dan Bittner Age Range: 10 – 12 Years Some houses are more than just haunted… they’re hungry. Dash, Dylan, Poppy, Marcus, and Azumi don’t know this at first. They each think they’ve been summoned to Shadow House for innocent reasons. But there’s nothing innocent...

Read More

A Dark, Dark Tale

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 3-5, Scare-o-Meter: 3

A Dark, Dark Tale

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the dark, dark opening to A Dark, Dark Tale:     THE WICKED READ   A Dark, Dark Tale By Ruth Brown Book Published by Penguin Young Readers Group ISBN-13: 9780140546217 Audiobook Published by Weston Woods Studios Narrated by Ian Thomson Music by Ernest Troost Age Range: 3 – 5 Years “Once upon a time there was dark, dark moor. On the moor there was a dark, dark wood. In the wood there was a dark, dark house”. Young listeners will be kept on the edge of their seats as the journey continues up dark stairways...

Read More

Scaredy Squirrel At Night

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 4-8, Scare-o-Meter: 4

Scaredy Squirrel At Night

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the “what’s-that-under-the-bed” opening to Scaredy Squirrel At Night:     THE WICKED READ   Scaredy Squirrel At Night By Mélanie Watt Published by Kids Can Press, Limited ISBN-13: 9781554537051 Audiobook Published by Weston Woods Studios Narrated by David de Vries Music by Scotty Huff Age Range: 4 – 8 Years Scaredy never sleeps — sleep might mean bad dreams about dragons, ghosts, vampire bats and polka-dot monsters. Our wide-eyed hero has a plan: stay awake all night, every night. Between counting...

Read More

Los Gatos Black on Halloween

Posted in Age-o-Meter: 4-8, Scare-o-Meter: 3

Los Gatos Black on Halloween

SNATCH A STORY   Close your eyes and listen to the spooky opening to Los Gatos Black on Halloween:     THE WICKED READ   Los Gatos Black on Halloween By Marisa Montes Illustrated by Yuyi Morales Book Published by Square Fish ISBN-13: 9781250079459 Audiobook Published by Weston Woods Studios Narrated by Maria Conchita Alonso Music by Otmaro Ruiz Age Range: 4 – 8 Years Under October’s luna, full and bright, the monsters are throwing a ball in the Haunted Hall. Las brujas come on their broomsticks. Los muertos rise from their coffins to join in the fun. Los...

Read More

The Secret Files of Fairday Morrow

Posted in Age-o-Meter:: 10-12, Scare-o-Meter: 5

The Secret Files of Fairday Morrow

SNATCH A STORY     THE WICKED READ   The Secret Files of Fairday Morrow By Jessica Haight & Stephanie Robinson Illustrated by Roman Muradov Published by Random House Children’s Books ISBN-13: 9780385744713 Lexile: 780L Age Range:  10 – 12 Years Fear Not the Unexpected.   Eleven-year-old Fairday Morrow is less than thrilled that her family is moving thousands of miles from civilization to the quiet country town of Ashpot, Connecticut, where she’s absolutely certain she’ll die of boredom. As if leaving New York City and her best friend, Lizzy, the only other...

Read More