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The Package

The package was sitting on the porch when she got home from class, even though she had repeatedly told Aunt Katy not to send it this year.

Where does Cat go at noon?

At breakfast, Cat sits on the deck of the pool, outside the glass doors to the kitchen. Bang, bang. She hits the door with her paw. This means “Johnny, feed me” in Cat’s special language. I get up from my chair and feed Cat.

Tall Ted’s Turtles

Tall Ted Thompson parked his traveling turtle tank on Tenth Street in front of Tonawanda Town Hall. Tall Ted's traveling Turtle Aquarium was a big attraction in Tonawanda. Timmie Torlish and his twin sister Trish ran to push their noses against the tanks windows to take a look at the turtles as Tall Ted walked up Tenth Street to talk to the mayor.

Mighty and the Beanstalk

Mighty the black Labrador watched the Hadley's mount their horses. All their equipment was packed on their saddles. "Take good care of the farm, Mighty," said Mrs. Hadley as they rode away. The Hadleys were going on an overnight camping trip.

Mighty and the Troll

Mighty the black Labrador lived on a small farm. Every day she inspected the vegetable garden, looked for intruders and watched the horse. She took good care of the farm for the Hadleys. One day, Mighty was walking in the pasture where Dixie, the Hadley's horse was grazing. To Mighty's surprise, Dixie refused to go near the stream to get a drink of water. Mighty decided to investigate. She ran down to the bridge.

Haunted Places in New Jersey

This Halloween, you may want to check out some of these haunted spots throughout New Jersey.

Xing-Xing Sings

The Xenos family lived in a rambling old house called Xanadu. Xavier was a xylographer, which meant that he worked all day engraving words on wood. His wife Xenia made lovely xenogardens which were gardens in which all of the plants - like cactus and sage brush - thrive in dry weather. .

The Demon Spell

One night I had been invited to the house of a friend, who was a great believer in the manifestations from the unseen world, and who had asked for my special edification a well--known trance medium. 'A pretty as well as heaven-gifted girl, whom you will be sure to like, I know' he said as he asked me.

Haunted Places in New York

Like ghost hunting? You may want to check out some of these haunted spots throughout New York.

Haunted Places in North Carolina

You may want to check out some of these haunted places throughout North Carolina.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

S.E. Schlosser
S.E. Schlosser is the author of the Spooky Series by Globe Pequot Press. She has been telling stories since she was a child, when games of "let's pretend" quickly built themselves into full-length tales acted out with friends. A graduate of both Houghton College and the Institute of Children's Literature, Sandy received her MLS from Rutgers University while working as a full-time music teacher and a freelance author.

Coming Dec. 1, 2020
Get ready for twenty-five creepy tales of Ohio hauntings, eerie happenings, and other strange occurrences in this all-new addition to the bestselling Spooky series.