Babysitting Nightmares (Hardcover)
The Phantom Hour
Imprint, 9781250156990, 224pp.
Publication Date: January 29, 2019
"Fans of Goosebumps and the updated Baby-Sitters' Club graphic novels will find lots to like in this delightfully monstrous mash-up." —School Library Journal on Babysitting Nightmares: The Shadow Hand
The supernatural never sleeps in Babysitting Nightmares: The Phantom Hour, the second book in Kat Shepherd's spooky adventure series!
Clio has already had one brush with the paranormal, and she’s dead set on making it her last.
But her new babysitting job is in a haunted house! At first, Clio’s excited to work at the historical Victorian mansion in town—until doors start closing behind her, objects move on their own, and messages appear from beyond the grave.
Clio enlists the help of her three best friends, Tanya, Maggie, and Rebecca, to uncover long-buried secrets from the past. Can Clio face her fear and solve the mystery of the haunted mansion?
There are a handful of black-and-white illustrations by Rayanne Vieira for the key spine-tingling moments.
Read the whole series:
Babysitting Nightmares: The Shadow Hand
Babysitting Nightmares: The Phantom Hour
Babysitting Nightmares: The Twilight Curse
Babysitting Nightmares: The Vampire Doll
An Imprint Book
"A wicked-fun friendship series, packed with deliciously creepy scares."
—Lauren Myracle, co-author of the New York Times-bestselling Upside-Down Magic series
About the Author
Kat Shepherd lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two dogs, and a rotating series of foster dogs. Each year she and her husband travel to a different national park for her wedding anniversary, and they have been lucky enough to also visit places like South Africa, Paris, and the Galapagos Islands.
Babysitting Nightmares is her first middle grade series.
Rayanne Vieira is a children's book illustrator who also works on visual development for short films and TV shows. She has illustrated such books as Babysitting Nightmares: The Phantom Hour, Babysitting Nightmares: The Shadow Hand, and The Nice Monster Under My Bed.
Praise For Babysitting Nightmares: The Phantom Hour…
"These spooky stories of friendship and paranormal adventure will have young readers flipping pages well past their bedtime."
—Jennifer Chambliss Bertman, New York Times-bestselling author of Book Scavenger
"A crackling, suspenseful tale of true sisterhood."
—Sarah Mlynowski, New York Times-bestselling author of the Whatever After series
"Fast-paced, action-packed, and just as fun as it is frightening. A sure winner."
—Jarrett Lerner, author of EngiNerds