Nightmares!
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Nightmares!

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The first book in a terrifyingly spooktastic adventure series by Jason Segel! WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF NIGHTMARES! Sleeping has never been so scary. And now waking up is even worse! Charlie has just moved into the sinister purple mansion that overlooks Cyprus Creek with his dad and new wicked stepmother. He has terrible nightmares every night - and now they are slipping into the waking world too. Can Charlie and his friends stop the nightmares taking over and conquer the creatures of the night?show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 130 x 200 x 26mm | 260g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552571016
  • 9780552571012
  • 124,676

Review quote

"A good choice for elementary-aged scare-seekers" * School Library Journal * "Segel and Miller build an entertaining, cartoony world full of scary (but not too scary) monsters, silly jokes, plucky kid heroes, and a cinematic plot that trundles onward to a satisfying conclusion, with a promise of adventures to come" * Booklist * "Segel and Miller make for a solid team; their Netherworld is populated by everything from talking bugs to killer clowns, and the underlying message-sometimes you have to admit to and confront your fears-is important. Kwasny's illustrations provide a fitting mixture of realism and absurdity." * Publishers Weekly * "HowI Met Your Mother vet Jason Segel offers a touching comical saga, the first of a trilogy, about facing things that go bump in the night." * US Weekly *show more

About Jason Segel

Jason Segel used to have nightmares just like Charlie, and just like Charlie, he's learned that the things we're most afraid of are the things that can make us strong...if we're brave enough to face them. Jason likes acting, writing, making music, and hanging out with his friends. Sometimes he writes movies. Sometimes he writes songs for movies. Sometimes he stars in those movies and sings those songs. You might know him from The Muppets and Despicable Me. Your parents might know him from other stuff. Nightmares! is his first novel. Kirsten Miller grew up in a small town just like Cyprus Creek, minus the purple mansion. She lives and writes in New York City. Kirsten is the author of the acclaimed Kiki Strike books and the Eternal Ones series. You can visit her at kirstenmillerbooks.com.show more

Review Text

"Segel and Miller build an entertaining, cartoony world full of scary (but not too scary) monsters, silly jokes, plucky kid heroes, and a cinematic plot that trundles onward to a satisfying conclusion, with a promise of adventures to come"show more

Back cover copy

WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF NIGHTMARES . . . Sleeping has never been so scary. And now waking up is even worse! Charlie has just moved into the sinister purple mansion that overlooks Cyprus Creek with his dad and new wicked stepmother. He has terrible nightmares every night - and now they are slipping into the waking world too. Can Charlie and his friends stop the nightmares taking over and conquer the creaures of the night?show more

Rating details

5,357 ratings
3.87 out of 5 stars
5 27% (1,464)
4 41% (2,179)
3 25% (1,365)
2 5% (257)
1 2% (92)
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