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Not Quite Martin

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 5
Page count: 24
Categories: Ghosts, Humor



Appeared in

Ghosts, Ghosts, Ghosts: Stories of Spooks and Spirits, Haunts and Hobgoblins, Werewolves and Will-o'-the Wisps.

Story Summary

When young Cody stays in the forest too late picking Huckleberries he takes refuge in an abandoned cabin. His solitude is soon interrupted by a series of talking animals each bigger than the previous and each refusing to tell him what is going on until Martin gets there, but Cody high-tales it before he meets Martin.