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Publisher: New York, NY : Katherine Tegen Books, 2018
ISBN: 9780062560087
Characteristics: 294 pages ; 22 cm


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Sep 18, 2019

THE BEST BOOK EVER!!!!!!!! my favorite scary story is top bunk.

Aug 09, 2019

8/9-12 exc reviews
A boy is imprisoned by a witch and must tell her a new scary story each night to stay alive. This thrilling contemporary fantasy from J. A. White, the acclaimed author of the Thickety series, brings to life the magic and craft of storytelling.

vpl_childrens May 15, 2019

Lex loves horror and loves to write. When he is trapped in a witch's oddly large, magical apartment he finds himself required to read her one of his stories every night. Along with a fellow prisoner named Yasmin, Alex must figure out a way to escape before he runs out of stories. This is a not-so-scary story for young horror fans. Also available in eBook, audiobook, and downloadable audiobook.

Wow, this is a great scary book! It’s not the best scary book I’ve read, but it’s still good. I liked listening to Alex’s scary stories he made and I liked Lenore(the cat). I liked how the action started the first chapter, not halfway through the book. The only thing was the book was kind of boring at some parts, but at other parts there were lots of action.

ArapahoeJessica Sep 21, 2018

A fast-paced, spine-tingling fairy tale retelling of Hansel and Gretel! These days witches can't just rely on kids to wander into the woods. They've found new hunting grounds in the most unlikely of places... as Alex discovers to his cost when he wanders through his apartment complex at midnight!

I devoured this book in two hours. Loved all of the spooky stories within the story and the surprise ending! Perfect for middle grade readers in search of chills, thrills, and adventure.


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