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Home Sweet Horror

Home Sweet Horror

Scary Tales (Volume 1)

James Preller, illustrated by Iacopo Bruno

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Welcome. Have a seat. Let us tell you a story. But be warned. Home Sweet Horror isn't just any tale. This is a Scary Tale.

Meet Liam Finn, who's just moved into a new home with his father and sister. But this old house that seems empty, isn't . . . Bloody Mary is here. Called back from the dead by a game, she's just dying to talk.

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THE HOUSE ON THE HILL
"Wake up, Liam. We're here," Mr. Finn whispered from the driver's seat. "Our new home."
The eight-year-old boy rubbed his eyes, groggy from the long drive. He looked out the car window, blinking...

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Praise for Home Sweet Horror

“Preller (the Jigsaw Jones mysteries) serves up gasp-worthy scenes and chilling twists in this illustrated chapter book that launches the Scary Tales series. . . .Just enough chills to keep burgeoning readers flipping pages.” —Publishers Weekly

“The thrills and chills are delightfully spine-tingling in this truly terrifying tale. A great choice for reluctant readers.” —School Library Journal

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About the author

James Preller, illustrated by Iacopo Bruno

JAMES PRELLER is the author of Six Innings, Bystander, and the Jigsaw Jones series. He lives in Delmar, New York, with his wife, three kids, two black cats, and a not-so-scary dog.

IACOPO BRUNO is a graphic artist and illustrator who lives in Italy.

James Preller

Maggie Preller

Iacopo Bruno

Iacopo Bruno

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