Peggy the Pig keeps getting mysterious phone calls from "the Viper!" Peggy gets more and more scared until the funny, surprise ending.
"Few beginning readers are as good as this one....This book is absolutely delightful." -SLJ (starred) "Delightfully funny....Young readers will thrill to its mildly scary tone." -Kirkus (starred) "Thiesing gives fresh life to an old folk yarn that is both chilling and funny." -Booklist Top 10 Mysteries for Youth
The Ghastly Gertie Swindle with the Ghosts of Hungryhouse Lane