The Toy Shop of Terror (Choose Your Own Nightmare #18)
A new toy store has set up shop in your town, just in time for Christmas. Cool, huh? You ought to be able to score some great presents. Except that you have a funny feeling about this place.For starters, the store appears almost overnight. The staff is helpful, but a little weird. They look and dress like...well, like elves--and it creeps you out. And the toys the shop sel...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published November 10th 1997 by Skylark
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It isn't an especially good start to the holiday season when you and your friend Evan spot the monstrous new toy store that has somehow sprung up where your town's historic Camperdown Maple used to be. The big, homey old tree is still technically there, but most of its body has been replaced with the toy store, and you're ambivalent about the massive change. A huge toy store packed with the newest and best entertainments is great, of course, but what about when it destroys an ancient natural la...more
It took a few pages to get to the action, but I really loved this one. For some reason, I've always been a fan of juxtaposing the cheeriness of Christmas with horror, and this book does that very nicely. The story goes that a mysterious new toy store has been erected overnight in your town and you and your friend go in to investigate. You get into a war between elves, encounter deadly toys, and may even get to meet Santa himself. Some of the scenarios are a bit of a stretch (there's actually an...more