ISBN 9780823439843 HOLIDAY HOUSE – RANDOM HOUSE US June 2019 Paperback 160 pp
BETTY REN WRIGHT (1927-2013) was the distinguished author of many award-winning books for young readers, including Christina’s Ghost. In addition to her middle-grade mysteries, Wright also penned more than thirty-five picture books for children, including The Blizzard, which appeared on state award master lists and was a Bank Street Best Children’s Book of the Year. In 2006 she was honored as a Notable Wisconsin Children’s Author by the Wisconsin Library Association.
Dolls can’t move by themselves. . . . Or can they? A special anniversary edition of the beloved classic mystery with a foreword by Goosebumps creator R.L. STINE and a new, glow-in-the-dark jacket.
Amy is terrified. She hears scratching and scurrying noises coming from the dollhouse in the attic, and the dolls she was playing with are not where she left them. Dolls can’t move by themselves, she tells herself. But every night when Amy goes up to check on the dollhouse, it’s filled with an eerie light and the dolls have moved again! Are the dolls trying to tell her something? Could this all be connected to the murders of her great-grandparents? Sinister secrets unravel as Amy gets closer to revealing the mystery of the dolls in this haunting novel that combines complicated family relationships with a hair-raising mystery.