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Guillermo del Toro to Bring us Some Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

by: Jay Carlson – Editor-in-chief

I was eight when my third grade teacher introduced our class to Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark around Halloween. 228 more words


Check Under the Bed....And in the Closet. Just Check the Whole House.

Don’t you roll your eyes at me because this trio of books I’m going to talk about seemingly belongs in the area of ‘To Be Read By Children.’ By the age of 13 I was already reading Stephen King and Clive Barker.  588 more words

Children's Books

An "Adult" Re-reads Scary Story to Tell in the Dark

I consider myself an “adult.” I’m a college student. I have a job. I can and do pay for things like ramen and toweling paper, boring adult stuff I’d never have to think about buying for myself before. 1,023 more words

Summer-Time Ghost Stories

It’s June! And to me that means it’s officially summer! And as the season for campfires and fire-fly nights awakens I find myself reminiscing on some of my favorite ghost stories from my childhood, and how my fascination for all things ghoulish told around a campfire or under the stars still holds me to this day. 508 more words


Just One of My Unusual Interests

There is something you need to know about me. I love weird and creepy shits. Most of people I know usually got freaked out or shocked by this fact because “you are too adorable and innocent-looking to like those stuff.” Well, well, don’t let appearance deceive you! 415 more words


Stephen Gammell Art aka Monster Mama

There is a great little book called Monster Mama by Liz Rosenberg, illustrated by Stephen Gammell. I like it for the illustrations as well as the story line. 124 more words

Art Lessons

The Relatives Came

Written by Cynthia Rylant, Illustrated by Stephen Gammell Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1985 Awards: Caldecott Honor

It was in the summer of the year when the relatives came.

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Caldecott Honor