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The Full Moon Resort in western Canada looks all but abandoned when Hunter, his twin sister, Maeve, and their parents arrive. The outdoor pool is in disrepair and the cabins are overgrown with strange plants. What a dump! And to make matters worse, Hunter and Maeve's aunt and uncle, as well as their two kids, fail to show up for the family holiday. What is going on and why did they have to come all the way out to the sticks anyway? Before long, the spooked-out siblings find out why - and it's a very hairy situation indeed!
Ellie may be new to the gated community of Whitmore Way, but she can tell right away that something about her neighbours is very, very wrong. They dress perfectly. They speak perfectly. They even act perfectly - much too perfectly, in fact. And that's not all. Every time she looks around, they are watching her. They even have a Neighbourhood Watch group they want her parents to join. What is up with these weird people? And why do the mirrors in her house seem like they are watching her too? Mystery abounds as Ellie uncovers the ghastly truth behind the watchers of Whitmore Way!
Things are not quite right in Neary Heights. People are going missing, garden gnomes seem to be multiplying and Stan could swear he hears the pitter-patter of tiny feet behind him when he walks through the neighbourhood. As Stan begins to wonder if these strange happenings are somehow related, all the garden gnomes take on screaming faces. Can he figure out what is going on with these nightmare gnomes before he it's too late?
Jason is so thrilled with the set of 12 mythological Greek god figures he receives for his birthday that he carries one with him to a local toy shop. Soon he discovers that a 13th doll - the Medusa Doll - was also made for his set. Surely this rare figure will be too expensive . . . or is it? Much to his surprise, the toy shop owner simply gives him the doll for free! At first, Jason can't believe his luck. But then strange stone statues start appearing, and Jason discovers that the true price of the Medusa Doll is stone cold fear!
Pine Island is a remote getaway for campers and hikers. So when Darius and the rest of the Wilderness Warriors show up for a late summer trip, the area is practically empty. The group sets off into the woods, but they soon experience eerie sounds and strange sightings, as if they're being tracked by something that is not quite animal, but not quite human. When they wake one morning to find their guide's tent empty, the Wilderness Warriors discover that their terrifying journey is only just beginning.
As a little kid, Val was intrigued by anything to do with the supernatural. So when her cousin Ronnie comes to visit for a long weekend, with a book of spells, a Ouija board and some mysterious gems in tow, Val's curiosity is re-ignited. But soon Ronnie's fearless spirit and sense of spooky fun starts to haunt Val, who keeps having nightmares and witnessing a monster following her around the house. Can the girls figure out the truth before they're forced to come face to face with a real-life haunting?
Make sure you turn on a light, because these stories will chill you to the bone. From paranormal occurrences to downright horror, this book series has spooks to satisfy every reader. Complete with non-fiction back matter, writing prompts and discussion questions, the shivers will still come even after you've finished reading.
It's a dream come true - Kenzie has been invited to a big international gaming tournament on a sun-soaked island. But then unreality ratchets up with disturbing scenes involving other contestants, soldiers and frantic chases through the hotel. Worst of all, Kenzie seems to be losing his senses one by one - and he has no idea whether the dangers he faces are real or the game. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 9+
With his father suddenly struck ill, Tenji is thrust into the role he's been longing for - guiding climbers to the summit of Mount Everest. But can he convince the group that he's up to this extreme challenge?
Hot on the heels of the widely popular Sounds of the Wild series comes Sounds of the Past - In Wild West join the pioneers as they set out across the prairie in a wagon train, witness a noisy cattle stampede, visit Native American settlement and experience a terrifying stagecoach robbery - all brought to life with panoramic pop-ups and lively sounds. Information pages packed with historical detail accompany each pop-up.
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