When you’re trying to interest reluctant readers, these are the books (by Alvin Schwartz) to put in their hands. The pacing is perfect: scary, scarier, scariest! But not so scary as to give nightmares.
ALL of his books are delightful.
What do you think of sisters that do everything together? Sisters who play, swim, hunt and eat together? Actually, you don’t want to know them. They are the qallupulliat sisters and they hunt children. Their eyes are as big as saucers and their skin is a slimy green. Arctic children learn to stay away from old ice, because that’s where the sisters like to hide.