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The Puppet's Payback And Other Chilling Tales

Mary Downing Hahn


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Hardcover (9/1/2020)


Meet a malicious hand puppet that’s as much a part of your body as your hand itself.
Attend a school that prepares students not for life, but for death.
Witness a boy who lends his baseball glove to a different kid every spring—though he himself died years ago . . . 
Best-selling author Mary Downing Hahn is at her eerie and unforgettable best in this collection of thrilling, chilling tales, and an afterword reveals sources of the author’s inspiration as well as tips for young writers.  

Praise For The Puppet's Payback And Other Chilling Tales

"There is something for every fan of paranormal page-turners.... Unearthly tales sure to tingle the spines of fans new and old." —Kirkus   "This collection of short spooky tales is accessible for more sensitive readers, but will still find fans with Hahn’s regulars and horror aficionados alike."—School Library Journal

Clarion Books, 9780358539780, 192pp.

Publication Date: September 7, 2021

About the Author

Mary Downing Hahn’s many acclaimed novels include such beloved ghost stories as Wait Till Helen Comes, Deep and Dark and Dangerous, and Took. A former librarian, she has received more than fifty child-voted state awards for her work. She lives in Columbia, Maryland, with a cat named Nixi.