Inside a House That is Haunted

by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, pictures by Tedd Arnold

A knock on the door of a haunted house creates an uproar among its inhabitants, including a spider, bats, a ghost, a cat, and a mummy. Finally, a monster stomps down the hall to confront the visitor, only to find a small version of himself. When the trick-or-treater removes his mask, the creatures are so terrified that they flee. Following the cumulative structure of “This Is the House That Jack Built,” the text incorporates rebuses for key words.