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Shadow House #1: The Gathering

By Dan Poblocki   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545925501 Hardcover
224 Pages | 5.69" x 8.26" | Ages 8 to 12

A brand-new trilogy that brings Miss Peregrine to middle-grade readers, with an online twist! Come play with us...

Buildings have memories. Places bear scars. We’ve all had those moments — a chill in the air, a sense that something terrible once happened where we stand. But some houses are more than scary. They’re hungry.

Larkspur House has lured five kids inside, and they’re trapped. The five will have to look carefully — there are clues to the house’s secrets scattered all over the grounds, and if they can figure out the past, it might show them a way out of their terrifying present. Will they stay strong enough to discover the house’s weakness and escape? Or will the horrors of Larkspur House scare the five right out of their minds?

Each book in the series is full of creepy photos and objects that tell one story in the book, and unlock exciting, choose-your-own-adventure stories online where kids try to survive the house!

Raves & reviews:

Praise for The Book of Bad Things

"Ghostly... grotesque... eerie..." —Booklist

"Poblocki’s return, full of mystery, monsters and ghosts, is sure to satisfy his fans. Old-school, John Saul-style horror." —Kirkus Reviews

Praise for The Haunting of Gabriel Ashe

A YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults selection

"Poblocki creates danger by not pulling punches. An atmospheric, creepy ghost story best read at night." —Kirkus Reviews

Praise for The Ghost of Graylock

A YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults selection

"Poblocki misses nary a horror-story trope as he propels his cast through one terrifying incident after another to, at last, a climactic flight. Definitely a story to be read by flashlight." —Booklist