This is a collection of 10 scary stories. First, there's the tale of Luke, who befriends Steven so he'll help him on his homework and tests. Steven is a very strange kid, who lives with all his stuffed pets, and creates things out of them. He made his stuffed hamster come to life by making it a robot. Everything was great with Luke and Steven, until Luke tells the school what a weird kid Steven is. Steven is very upset and vows to get even. Cut to the last scene of the story, and there's Luke back, at school after visiting Steven. But why does Luke now have these lips like chiseled stone, and eyes that are blue and clear like glass?? There are other scary tales about cats that take over a town; a boy watching a video that suddenly shows his future; an archaeologist, who discovers a pharaoh's tomb, only to end up cursed, and locked away in the tomb with the pharaoh.
Similar books: Horowitz Horror by Anthony Horowitz; All Hallows' Eve: 13 Stories by Vivian Vande Velde; Beware!: R.L. Stine Picks His Favorite Scary Stories
Date read: 4/13/2009