Belling the Cat

The mice are looking for a way to guard themselves from the cat.

The Robber Bridegroom

A miller's daughter is betrothed to a relative strange with a very dark secret. Will she survive?

The Sun and the Wind

The Sun and the Wind have a contest to see who can persuade a traveler to take off his cloak.

Godfather Death

When a thirteenth child is born to a poor family, the father makes Death the little boy's godfather.

Robin Hood Meets Allan-A-Dale

When Robin Hood learns that Allan-A-Dale's bride has been promised to an old man, he steps in to stop the wedding.


Rumplestiltskin saves the life of a miller's daughter by spinning straw to gold. But the deal comes with a terrible clause.

The Singing Bone

When the King offers his daughter's hand to the one who kills a wild boar ravaging the land, a villain kills the true hero and claims the girl for himself.

The Lion and the Gnat

A very small gnat takes on a very large lion. But winning isn't everything...

Arachne and the Weaving Contest

The goddess Athena challenges Arachne to a weaving contest to prove who is the superior craftsperson.

King Maximilian and the Geese

When King Maximilian drops his book, he asks a boy tending a flock of geese to find it. But who will keep the geese in order until he returns?


S. E. Schlosser
Editor of and, S.E. Schlosser is the author of the Spooky Series by Globe Pequot Press. She has been telling stories since she was a child, when games of "let's pretend" quickly built themselves into full-length tales acted out with friends. A graduate of both Houghton College and the Institute of Children's Literature, Sandy received her MLS from Rutgers University while working as a full-time music teacher and a freelance author.
The Spooky Series by S.E. Schlosser