She told me the plot but, I still want to read it. The only clues to the danger they’re in are a scrap of an old Nazi uniform — and an unfamiliar voice, crying out for help in German For others especially younger readers, I’m sure they will enjoy it. Don’t just read about Shadow House — explore its haunted depths with the free app! I liked this book overall. Leah Moore and John Reppion. And the townspeople are shocked to discover that Ursula was a hoarder: Another great suggestion from Abby, this book was a creepy and magical read.

This is unfortunate because they are key to the plot and the whole impact of the book. He moves to a new town and discovers that his favorite books’author Nathaniel Omstead lives there, but he disappeared over 20 years ago. Scary, suspenseful, and surprising, Dan Poblocki’s latest ghost story will keep you turning pages deep into the dead of night. And the specimen jars are tormenting not only Timothy but his teacher as well. Dan Poblocki – Author. What better way to connect to our loved ones than to read their cherished books.

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Eddie meets Harris, an Olmsteady himself, and Maggie, who endure terrifying experiences with gremlins, lake-dogs, and the horrific Woman in Black in order to solve the mystery of Nathaniel’s disappearance.

Claire O’sullivan I would say it is more for preteens and teenagers rather than elementary as the book is sgone bit dark in some respects. Trusting your extincts 2 4 Oct 04, It was meant to be a place of healing – a hospital where children and teenagers with mental disorders would be cared for and perhaps even cured. Jun 12, K It doesn’t appear that Poblocki has written anything further with this set of characters, Eddie, Harris, Maggie Since poblovki John Bellairs’ Lewis Barnavelt series, I have been looking for something with the same feel.

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It is a very quick and very easy read but I did find myself falling into it and I can easily imagine that younger audiences would really love this book.

Monsters, curses, witches and plenty adventures are awaiting for you if you choose to read “The stone child”. I recomend this book to any spooky or mystery lovers. Horror stories are terrifying enough, but then they come to life for Eddie Sstone. Books by Dan Poblocki. For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.

I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. A new kid moves into town and then mysterious things start happening.

Google Books — Loading Swap 1 have, 10 want. Rocket Robinson and the Secret of moie Saint. The Stone Child has kept me on the edge of my chair until the last moment.

I’m sure if I saw the creatures it’d be scarier, but I didn’t feel very creeped out. Monsters and horror Recommend? Aug 18, Stoone rated it it was amazing Shelves: I thought the book read a lot like an episode of Are You Afraid of the Dark?

The hebrew letter CHET. She listens as rumors spread that Ursula’s vengeful ghost is stalking the town with a warning from beyond the grave. Even as a kids’ book, it’s still not as complex as I would have liked.


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Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. I do not like horror, but even I think that this story could have done a better job in that section. Modern master of the macabre Dan Pobocki is back with another scary story best read at night.


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Stuart ends movir in the hospital, terrified that monsters are stalking him. A true fan would never peek ahead to the end of a Nathaniel Olmstead book Click to show. Lists with This Book.

When friends Eddie, Harris, and Maggie discover that the scary adventures in their favorite author’s fictional books come true, they must find a way to close the portal that allows evil creatures and witches to enter their hometown of Gatesweed. Although a lot of these ideas appear in more dated Gothic literature Dan did a really good job tying all these ends together to make a compelling story.

Will a second stone child book follow, one can only hope My favorite part of this whole story were the characters. A true fan would never peek ahead to the end of a Nathaniel Olmstead book.

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Late one night on the way to their new house Eddie’s father hits a strange beast that appears on the road, totaling thei If I was a kid, this book would have been slightly terrifying. Great premise but the writing just Jul 27, Katrina rated it did not like it Shelves: For my mom and dad. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Wish kovie jacket had fewer spoilers His brother, his face decaying, approaches Timothy on the street.

This book, it really gave me the creeps. Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: I put this book on my list at the recommendation of my oldest grandchild