The Hatching

From the Series The Nightmare Club

  • Interest Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

The Nightmare Club is not for just ANYBODY. Only the spookiest, scariest stories get told at Annie’s Halloween sleepovers—and if you can’t take it, well, tough!

What’s the least spooky thing you can imagine? An egg, right? It’s perfectly smooth all over. It’s totally natural. It can’t talk. It can’t put a curse on you. It doesn’t have a soul, so it can’t haunt you.

Ha! That’s what Seamus thinks until his friend gives him an egg she found by the side of the road. When the egg starts to hatch, out comes…

Format Your Price
978-1-4677-4354-9
$18.99
978-1-4677-7641-7
$28.99
Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Copyright 2015
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Darby Creek ™
Language English
Number of Pages 64
Publication Date 2015-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.7
Text Type Fiction—Paranormal
BISACS JUV044000, JUV018000
Dewey [Fic]
Graphics 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 5.0625 x 7.8125
Lexile 780
Guided Reading Level R
ATOS Reading Level 4.5
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 170680
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Original artwork

Author: Annie Graves

Annie Graves is twelve years old and has no intention of growing up. She lives at an undisclosed address in Dublin with her pet toad, Much Misunderstood, and a small black kitten, Hugh Shalby Nameless.

Illustrator: Glenn McElhinney

Glenn McElhinney is an illustrator from Ireland.