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  • Winner, Hackmatack Children's Choice Award (Atlantic Canada), 2015
  • Short-listed, Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award, 2015
  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Starred Selection, 2014

Scare Scape Canadian Title

By Sam Fisher   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545744973 Hardcover
352 Pages | 5.76" x 8.54" | Ages 8 to 12

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545521628 Ebook
352 Pages | Ages 8 to 12

"A Lovecraft-lite debut full of monster-fighting action and a dark-magic mystery."--BOOKLIST

Spooky, funny, and fresh, Sam Fisher's middle-grade debut explores the bonds and rivalries that are unique to siblings...even as it revels in monstrous mayhem!

Toxic Vapor Worms. Shark Hounds. King-Crab Spiders. Two-Headed Mutant Rodents.

These are just a few of the beasts featured in the pages of Scare Scape, the creepiest comic book around. They’re enough to give most kids nightmares.

Morton Clay isn’t easily frightened, though. He’s not afraid of the dark, or grossed-out by bugs and slugs. But when Morton and his siblings, James and Melissa, find an old stone statue buried in their yard, they discover that there is good reason to be afraid . . .

Mystery, humour, and menacing monsters await you in Scare Scape!

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Praise for Scare Scape:

Nominee, Manitoba Young Readers’ Choice Award, 2015
Nominee, Hackmatack Children’s Choice Award (Atlantic Canada), 2014-2015

“An imaginative, not-too-dark urban fantasy . . . Fans of spooky fiction and comics will be in a dark and happy place.” —Booklist

“This scary, but not too scary, horror novel has excellent characters; a well-developed plot; and clear, well-paced writing.” —School Library Journal