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A Halloween Scare At My House

Author: Eric James

Part of a series: A Halloween Scare

Publisher: Hometown World (2014)

On a night when ghouls and ghosts, beasts and banshees, vampires and witches are on the growl, will you be prepared for the scariest night down your street?

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Aldo Moon And The Ghost At Gravewood Hall

Author: Alex Woolf

Part of a series: Aldo Moon

Publisher: Scribo (2013)

Flamboyant, eccentric and a touch wild, Aldo has the ability to pick up 'ripples in the ether', which he uses to investigate supernatural goings-on in late 19th century England. He is accompanied on his many adventures by the intrepid and volatile Nathan Carter, the story's narrator, and the prim, arch-sceptic Lily Morelle. In this, his first adventure, Aldo inquires into mysterious nocturnal noises at a spooky house in the country. With the help of his companions, he gradually uncovers an evil and sinister secret at Gravewood Hall.

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Blood And Sand

Author: Nick Shadow

Part of a series: The Midnight Library

Publisher: Hodder Children's Books (2005)

In this instalment, the first story takes us to the beach, where a seemingly innocent sand-castle competition takes a turn for the dark side ... Then we hear the tale of the evil babysitter - and meet Ben, whose parents don't seem to realise that their pet parrot has been possessed by a demon, bent on revenge ...

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Blood Roots

Author: Richie Tankersley Cusick

Publisher: Pocket Books (1992)

All her life, Olivia only wanted to be part of a large, loving family. But her mother hated her home and fled from it; Olivia’s grandmother did not even know she was alive. As Olivia grew into a beautiful young woman, her mother’s fits of fury trembled into madness, a brooding despair over all she had lost . . . Devereaux House, the grand plantation manor rising out of the evening mists . . . the genteel wealth and gallant ways of days long gone. Locked away in the dark during her mother’s terrible rages, Olivia could only dream of her ancestral home and all its glories –until her mother’s death. Then, yearning to find her roots and put the past to rest, Olivia came home at last to Devereaux House. Her grandmother lived here, the woman her mother had called evil. Yet here was Olivia’s one frail hope: the family, love and acceptance she so fervently desires. But when the crumbling doors of Devereaux House swung open, Olivia walked into a poisoned web . . . a legacy of lust and desecration reaching down through the ages to claim her . . .

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Company Of Ghosts

Author: Berlie Doherty

Publisher: Andersen Press (2013)

Ellie is excited to be going with Morag's family to their beautiful island, but when she finds herself abandoned there, things begin to change. Footsteps, shadows, strange lights, a haunting song; more and more she becomes aware that she is not really on her own ...

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Darkside

Author: Tom Becker

Publisher: Scholastic Children's Books (2007)

Jonathan's home has been attacked. His dad's in an asylum. He's running for his life. And there's nowhere to hide. He's stumbled on the city's greatest secret: DARKSIDE Incredibly dangerous and unimaginably exciting, Darkside is rule by Jack the ripper's children - a place where nightmares walk the streets. Dank corners, dripping tunnels, creatures of the night..... There's no place like home.

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Deep Trouble

Author: RL Stine

Part of a series: Goosebumps

Publisher: Scholastic US (2008)

Something scary is happening in GOOSEBUMPS HORRORLAND, the all-new, all-terrifying series by R. L. Stine. Just how scary? You'll never know unless you crack open this classic prequel! In DEEP TROUBLE, find out why Billy Deep and his sister, Sheena, are afraid of dark lagoons, coral reefs, and anything that appears to be half-human, half-fish!

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Dial A Ghost

Author: Eva Ibbotson

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books (2015)

'Get me some ghosts,’ said Fulton Snodde-Brittle. ‘Frightful and dangerous ghosts!’ Fulton Snodde-Brittle is not happy when grand Helton Hall is left to his nephew Oliver instead of him. But Fulton has an evil plan to take it back, and visits the Dial-a-Ghost Agency hoping to hire some truly terrifying ghosts to scare poor Oliver to death. The Shriekers are the most violent and sickening spectres the agency has - but a mix-up results in the kindly Wilkinson ghosts being sent in their place. Can the Wilkinsons help Oliver outwit the wicked Fulton Snodde-Brittle?

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Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson

Part of a series: Longman Literacy Land

Publisher: Longman (2002)

enre Range for ages 5-11 Provides exciting and engaging texts from all the fiction genres children need to experience and understand. Offers rich opportunities for speaking and listening through playscripts and poetry ranging from classics to contemporary. Provides easily manageable drama for study and performance in the classroom and an introduction to Shakespeare in Key Stage 2. Especially motivates and supports reluctant readers through accessible, visual genres such as comic strips and Access texts for ages 9-11. Provides varied models for writing for comparison, discussion and practice with letters and diaries providing particularly supportive examples of written communication. Simple integration of assessment for learning into class teaching is provided in the Teaching Notes which ensure children's reading and writing skills progress at word, sentence and text level. Accessible Teaching Notes and Activity sheets ensure teachers, teaching assistants and parents are all able to contribute to teaching and learning.

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End Game

Author: Nick Shadow

Part of a series: The Midnight Library

Publisher: Hodder Children's Books (2005)

Welcome to the terrifying world of The Midnight Library. I, Nick Shadow, have spent many years searching for the most spine-chilling stories in existence. Now, at last, I have chosen to share with you the best of my collection. Read on...if you dare! Simon is a computer addict. When he's sent a mysterious new game, the lines between virtual reality and real life become terrifyingly blurred...

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