Welcome to the Scaredy Bat Series
AN ENCHANTING MIDDLE GRADE SUPERNATURAL MYSTERY SERIES
If you like brave heroines, family-friendly humor, and interactive crime solving, then you'll love these fast-paced mysteries!
Scaredy Bat | Book 1
Scaredy Bat and the Frozen Vampires
She’s a smart little vampire. But she’s terrified of everything. Can she summon some courage, or will the royal wedding be ruined?
Ellie "Scaredy Bat" Spark is a 12 year old vampire that loves solving mysteries, but is afraid of...everything. She's afraid of spiders, clowns, and loud noises -- just to name a few. And her pesky sister Penny never lets her forget it. But with a little courage and help from her friends, Ellie just might achieve her dream of becoming a real detective. When Ellie attends the royal vampire wedding, all she can think about is her wish to solve a real mystery. The next thing she knows, the entire wedding and all its guests have been frozen solid! If the wedding doesn't happen in time, Ellie's life will change forever.
Can Ellie swallow her fright to solve the mystery, before it's too late..?
Scaredy Bat | Book 2
Scaredy Bat and the Sunscreen Snatcher
She’s a clever young vampire. But she’s terrified of everything. Can she summon some courage, or will the Garlic Festival be her doom?
When Ellie learns of a class trip to her hero’s favorite getaway, she can’t believe her luck. But soon Ellie discovers her special sunscreen is missing, and she suspects that someone is out to get her. Ellie must overcome her fear of clowns (and disgust with garlic) to solve the mystery of the missing sunscreen...before she ends up with permanent blue dots all over. Or worse, misses out on the biggest class trip of the year.
Can Ellie face her fear to solve the mystery, before it's too late?
Scaredy Bat | Book 3
Scaredy Bat and the Missing Jellyfish
She’s a smart little vampire. But she’s terrified of everything. Can she summon some courage, or will her class trip be ruined?
Twelve-year-old Ellie “Scaredy Bat” Spark would give her fangs to prove herself and become a real detective. So when she learns the jellyfish at the lake have vanished, she jumps at the chance to solve the puzzle. But if her fear of boggy water stalls the case, the park will close and her best friend’s dream of going to science camp will be dashed. With only one day to unscramble the riddle, Ellie tries to ignore her dread of swimming and recruits her pals to help search for the missing jellies. Suspecting everything from pollution to sea monsters, the only clue they find is a furry brown rat dogging their heels.
Can Ellie swallow her fright and rescue the wobbly lost creatures?
Scaredy Bat | Book 4
Scaredy Bat and the Haunted Movie Set
She’s a smart little vampire. But she’s terrified of everything. Can she find some courage, or will stage fright be her doom?
Ellie “Scaredy Bat” Spark would give her fangs to prove herself and become a real detective. So when she learns of a haunted movie set, she jumps at the chance to solve the puzzle. But if her stage fright stalls the case, Ellie will disappoint her hero and the Mumford Mansion will be condemned. With only a few hours to unscramble the riddle, Ellie recruits her friends to uncover the spooky truth and stop the movie set sabotage. Suspecting everyone from crew members to ghosts, their only clue is mysterious purple goo.
Can Ellie face her fear and solve the mystery, before it’s too late?
A Book Series That Educates AND Entertains
Prepare your kids to succeed, no matter what life throws at them
Now more than ever, it's important for children to feel confident and in control of their own lives.
As your kids use their detective skills to solve the mystery, they'll feel the sense of accomplishment that comes with it.
Combine that with the satisfaction of finishing the book and your kiddo is well on their way to high self-esteem and resilience.
Show kids that it's okay to be afraid and help them overcome their fears in a fun way!
Tackling fear is a core element of every book in the Scaredy Bat series. Each time Ellie is frightened, she transforms...POOF into a bat!
By the end of the book, kids will see that Ellie chooses to tackle her fear, and will be inspired to do the same!