"Folks say Old Auntie takes a girl and keeps her fifty years - then lets her go and takes another one."
Mary Downing Hahn, a former children's librarian, is the award-winning author of many popular ghost stories. An avid reader, traveler, and all-around arts lover, Ms. Hahn lives in Columbia, Maryland, with her cat, Oscar. Visit her online at www.marydowninghahnbooks.com.
"Horror fans and readers looking for a good scare will enjoy this creepy tale."
--School Library Journal
"Hahn successfully reworks the recipe for those who still enjoy a good scare...a compelling addition to the Hahn collection of ghost stories."
"This creepy tale skillfully weaves in--and honors--the oral tradition of folklore, legends, and ghost stories."
--Horn Book Magazine
"Stalwart young readers who brave Daniel's telling are rewarded with a resolution that blends the mystical with the hopeful and creates community where once only fear and sorrow thrived."