The Legend of the Pumpkin Thief

The Legend of the Pumpkin Thief

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As the townsfolk sleep, something creeps into the neighborhood. Hidden in the shadows, its presence is as old as time itself, its intent not born of goodness. Nick, a teenager who fancies himself a detective, wakes to find his carved masterpiece missing. Now a mystery is afoot and Nick has his first assignment, to find out who or what is snatching up the town’s pumpkins and why. Unfortunately, as with all great detectives, obstacles stand in Nick’s way—the neighborhood bully and his cronies and the strange old lady and her dog who share the run-down house at the end of Nick’s block. As Nick investigates, an urban legend unravels  . . . the legend of the Pumpkin Thief. Nick fears the legend as he embarks on the most dangerous adventure of his young life. Collecting clues, getting ever closer to the true nature of evil, he learns that curiosity comes with a high price.show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 13mm | 213g
  • Month9books
  • United States
  • English
  • 1944816542
  • 9781944816544

About Charles Day

Charles Day is an artist, illustrator, and the owner of Day Media and Publishing, which houses the successful imprints, Evil Jester Press, Evil Jester Comics, and Hidden Thoughts Press. He lives in Long Island, New York.show more

Review quote

"Charles Day's The Legend of the Pumpkin Thief should be every Halloween-crazy kid's favorite book--and a lot of us adults will love this wonderful tale as well. Part mystery, part fantasy, and part perfect Halloween scary story, it all adds up to 100% sheer delight. Bravo to intrepid young detective Nick, that black-suited Pumpkin Thief, and Charles Day for putting them together in this sweet-'n'-spooky novella."  —Lisa Morton, author, Trick or Treatshow more
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