Available: January 2021

Reading Level: Grade 2 - 3 • Interest Level: Grade 2 - 3
The Creepy Old House
Available: January 2021
Author: Wil Mara
Specs: 5 1/4” x 7 1/8” • 64 pp •
HC ed.: 978-1-5383-8434-3 • $17.95 | $13.45
eBook: 978-1-5383-8436-7 • $17.95 | $13.45
Pbk. ed.: 978-1-5383-8435-0 • $10.55 | $8.95
Logan might be new to Earth, but he already has a terrestrial best friend named Abby. She's figured out his secret identity, and is excited to help him observe humans in their natural habitat. When all of his neighbors are invited to a party at the creepiest house on the street, Logan watches as they give in to their deepest fears before they even enter the house. Can Logan come up with a plan to uncover the truth behind the biggest mystery on the block?

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About the Author:
Wil Mara is a veteran author with more than 200 books to his credit, both fiction and nonfiction, for children and adults. His work for children includes more than 150 educational titles for the school and library markets, and he has also ghostwritten five of the popular Boxcar Children mysteries. His titles have received excellent reviews not only from consumers but also in all respected journals, such as SLJ, Kirkus Reviews, Horn Book, Children's Literature, and others. His first novel for adults, 2005’s Wave, won the New Jersey Notable Book Award. More recently, his thriller Frame 232 reached the #1 spot in its category on Amazon, won the Lime Award for Excellence in Fiction, and was a finalist for the Christy Award. The hit 2014 feature film Draft Day, starring Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner, was based on his novel The Draft, published by St. Martin's Press in 2006. He is also an associate member of the NJASL, and an executive member of the Board of Directors for the New Jersey Center for the Book; an affiliate of the US Library of Congress.