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Kids Promo & Giveaway: The Pinkaboos: Bitterly and the Giant Problem by Laura Gosselin & Jake Gosselin

Book Summary

This is going to be the best year ever for best friends Bitterly, Abyssma and Belladonna as they are starting a new school year at Fright School! As young frights they'll learn how to chase aware the fears of little human girls by entering their dreams and teaching them how to overcome nightmares. 

But when Bitterly, the most promising fright, is faced with a school bully and some nightmares of her own, she finds help from the last place she expected-the little girl whom she has sworn to protect. Pinkaboos is an empowering new chapter book series for girls and young readers (6-9) that presents the challenges of childhood through the thrilling and magical world of the Pinkaboos. 

Praise for the Pinkaboos chapter books from the author of Monster High: "Facing fears has never been so much fun. The Pinkaboos are ah-dorable!" -Lisi Harrison, author of The Clique, Alphas, Monster High, Pretenders.

(Chapter book for ages 6-9


Laura Gosselin - After receiving her undergraduate degree in English from Cal State University Long Beach in California, Laura Gosselin completed her MFA at Stony Brook Southampton. She has since served as a reporter for a local newspaper in New York, an editor for a national magazine in Vancouver, Canada, as well as senior copywriter for a marketing firm. She currently lives in southern California with her husband and daughter where she works as a creative consultant for Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts.


Jake Gosselin completed his undergraduate degree in Anthropology at the University of Toronto before heading to New York where he finished his MFA in English and Writing at Stony Brook/Southampton College of Long Island University. He currently lives in Southern California where he works as an author, freelance writer and website producer for



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Molly pedaled faster than she had ever pedaled before. Sweat beaded up on her forehead. The giant was after her again. He lumbered behind her, cracked lips snarling around a broken set of yellow teeth, filthy tattered rags for clothes.

His club, an uprooted oak tree, hung menacingly over his shoulder. Fear grabbed hold of Molly and sent her pedaling with a new boost of energy. The giant was slow, but his strides were very long and he was catching up fast. Molly ditched her bike, ran behind a tree and held her breath. Her hands were shaking as she clasped them together. She could feel the giant looking for her, shaking the earth with every powerful movement.
He picked up a large rock nearby, looked beneath it and then threw it back down. Molly started to climb the tree she was hiding behind. She was good at climbing trees even though her mom and dad constantly warned her about falling. She put one leg up on a branch and hoisted herself up, keeping an eye on the giant, who had begun pulling apart some bushes behind her.

Molly reached for another branch and pulled herself up higher. She angled her foot onto yet a higher, thinner branch, but the branch made a loud snapping noise when she put weight on it. She stopped. She held her breath and slowly turned to look at the giant. The giant had stopped looking in the bush. Molly’s heart sank as she realized his eyes were locked onto her.

“You be lunch!” he boomed . . 


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