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Horror Novels About Creepy Kids

I can’t be the only one who gets such a kick out of those Tweets or

Kids who seem to know things they shouldn’t about lost family members or strangers they’ve

Times they lingered over their sleeping parents or saw monsters in the corner of the room or

These threats are all in good fun with a sense of teasing to them now the creep

Kids’ imaginations run wild and their grip on reality and language is unstable at best, so what

Here are eight horror novels with some of my favorite creepy kid characters to enjoy this festive

Twins Holland and Niles grew up on a remote farm with a strange sort of telepathy between

Holland was always the troublemaker, Niles the one cleaning up the damage left in his wake

As Holland’s aggressive behavior gets more and more worrying and tragedy seems to follow the twins,

Afterwards, she’s sent to an orphanage, now alone in the world

Despite them all being orphans, the kids around her bully and steal from her, ruining the doll

To win them over, she asks them to play a game at night where they pretend to

As a result, Hanna develops the habit of scaring her mother, tricking her, willfully going against everything

Amanda is dying in a hospital room in Argentina, a young boy named David beside her

But he isn’t her son and his interrogation of her and her past isn’t friendly

In the process of their conversation, Amanda reveals her past with her own daughter

Ghostwritten is a compilation of four novellas all on the theme of books

But it’s not just a normal book; it shifts the layout of his home, making hidden

Desperate for companionship, Olo invites a group of kids over for his birthday to try to make

At eight, she’s imaginative and intelligent to a fault, her ability to fit in at school

As TillyTilly’s actions get more and more scary, Jessamy wonders if she’s really her friend

When she meets a boy, Tarquin, his strange tattoos and the evil she can see inside of

But her every attempt at saving him fails and she must turn to extreme measures in the

After a disease kills all of the children around the world who haven’t yet hit puberty,

But they’re not quite right with their gray skin and lack of heartbeats with only a

I hope you found at least one of these kids creepy enough to add to your TBR

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