The House on Strange Street
Author Simon Cheshire
Fantasy and Myths
Dad wants to buy the rundown house on Strange Street, but Joel and Zoe aren’t so sure. The garden is overgrown, the paint is flaking off the windows, and the roof leaks. Inside, the place is very dusty, creepy and spooky. It’s full of weird noises and creaking floorboards, and... what was that? A shadow? Or was it some kind of scary creature...? Should the family risk it, and buy the house? The readers decide.
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Chapter 1 House for Sale
“That’s the strangest house I’ve ever seen,” said Joel. “It looks scary, too,” said his sister Zoe. “Hmm,” said their dad. “It’s not very cosy, is it?” Dad, Joel and Zoe were standing outside t...
Chapter 2 Spookier and Spookier
Suddenly, Joel stopped. “What was that?” he said. “What?” said Zoe. “I heard a voice,” Joel replied. “It whispered something.” “Just the wind,” said Zoe. They both listened. For a full minute...
Chapter 3 Into the Darkness
The glow from the torch shone ahead of them. It wobbled about. “Stop wobbling that torch,” said Joel. “I can’t help it, I’m scared,” replied Zoe in a scared voice. In the torchlight, they could...
Chapter 4 A Monstrous Trick
The two ghosts floated deep into the cave. Joel and Zoe tiptoed after them. They had to step carefully. The only light was the faint glow of the ghosts. “We mustn’t lose them,” whispered Zoe, “or...
Chapter 5 A Lovely Family Home
Zoe thought carefully. “We need to talk to those ghosts,” she said. “And I know just how to find them!” She began to speak in a loud voice. “Oh! I am SO scared! Oh! This house is sooooo scary!” ...