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Eerie Animals: Seven Stories
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SOLVED: Children's/YA > SOLVED. Children’s anthology of scary stories involving pets, including hellhound and carnivorous lizard (Weekly Reader Book Club?) [s]

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message 1: by Timothy (new)

Timothy | 2 comments I’m looking for a collection of scary stories for children, which I believe was published in the Weekly Reader Book Club series around 1996-1999.

The two stories that I remember involve pets.

1. A boy gets a seemingly immortal dog, possibly some type of hellhound. An attempt at euthanizing and cremating the dog utterly fails.

2. A boy gets a lizard-type pet that turns out to be carnivorous/violent. The pet escapes and the story ends with the boy holed up in his bedroom with a baseball bat, his dresser blocking the door and the lizard thumping up the stairs.

I remember the cover being an ominous black, possibly with red/orange streaks.

message 2: by Kris (new)

Kris | 35141 comments Mod
Here's a Goodreads list of Weekly Reader Books.

message 3: by Timothy (new)

Timothy | 2 comments The book is Eerie Animals by Donna Hill.

message 4: by Kris (new)

Kris | 35141 comments Mod
Glad you found your book, Timothy. Here's the link - Eerie Animals: Seven Stories by Donna Hill.

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