One night when he was lying in his bed, Michael heard a voice.
“Give me the box,” it said.
Michael sat up.
“Who are you?” he asked.
“I am the angel,” said the voice. “I have come for my box.”
“You are not my angel,” shouted Michael. He was beginning to grow frightened.
“Your angel has sent me. Give me the box.”
“No. I can only give it to my angel.”
“Give me the box!”
“NO!” cried Michael.
There was roar, and a rumble of thunder. A cold wind came shrieking through his bedroom…
Welcome to the weird world of Bruce Coville, a world populated by aliens and unicorns, willing werewolves and tender vampires, monsters and… more. A world where nothing is ever quite what it seems—nor quite what you expect.
Come on in and take a walk on the odd side!
“Deliciously chilling… will make readers laugh out loud with relief and pleasure.”—School Library Journal
“The rich diversity of moods that Coville evokes in this collection… serves as a testament to his breadth as a writer.”—Language Arts
A Booklist Best Fiction Book for Young Adults