Scaredy Bat and the Costumed CatsA Scaredy Bat StoryBy Marina J. Bowman     DING DONG!      Creeeeak! The door to the old house opened a crack.     “Trick or Treat!” Ellie, Jessica, and Fez said in unison as they held out their candy buckets.     Squeak! Squeak!      A wide-eyed, plump mouse scuttled through the

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We love short stories, Scaredy Bat, and Halloween… Oh and sleepovers! So why not, a short story about a Spooky Sleepover with Ellie and the gang this Halloween! Just tell us what email to send your free story to!

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     CRINKLE. SNAP.     The twigs and leaves on the forest trail crackled under the two pairs of heavy boots. Hobbs noticed that the further into the forest they walked, the darker it got. He held his breath.     “Twenty, twenty-one, twenty-two…” Jasper counted.     Hobbs looked up. There was barely any sky visible

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–PART ONE–     TING-A-LING.     The door chime clanked as Ellie raced in the door of the toasty bakery. She couldn’t believe she was late.      The smell of sweet cinnamon instantly filled her nose as she ran toward the door behind the counter. She knocked on it as she tried to catch her breath,

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Want to find out how Ellie “Scaredy Bat” Spark and her friends spend Halloween night? Check out this short story!

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Halloween is coming…The costumes, the buckets of candy and of course the spooky stories. This year, we wanted to bring you a special treat…so we collaborated with 9 other kids book authors to create a FREE collection of Halloween themed short stories just for you.And I’m so excited to share that the Trick or Treat

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