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   Scream, The, by Joan Aiken  
  Novel, first publication in February 2002
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      Spooky or funny, surprising or frightening, SHOCK SHOP is a collection of eight brand new novels by some of the greatest names in children's writing. THE SCREAM David's Gran has a mysterious liking for the famous painting 'The Scream'. She has strange powers, and sends bad luck to people she doesn't like. On her Scottish island home she was a 'Ridder' who could make troublesome rats run into the sea. Now she has moved to the city to look after her orphaned grandchildren, but her dark secrets have come with her... A tense, exciting and disturbing new story from Joan Aiken, whose magical, fantastic and supernatural books for children are among the best ever written.

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