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Big and Scary Things

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FC: BIG & Scary Things A Short Story by Emily Ebert

1: Big and Scary Things a Short Story by Emily Ebert

2: It was time for bed, but Emily was far from ready to go to sleep. BIG and scary things were keeping her wide awake! | 1

3: The basement was big and scary. It growled and moaned and shrieked with rage. | 2

4: But when Emily's dad turned on the lights, the basement wasn't big or scary anymore. | 3

5: The closet was big and scary. Furry monsters waited to scare anyone who dared to come inside. | 4

6: But when Emily's dad opened the door, the closet wasn't big or scary anymore. | 5

7: Under the bed was a big and scary place. Something wanted to grab Emily's feet! | 6

8: But when her mom picked her clothes up off the floor, under the bed wasn't a big or scary place anymore. | 7

9: The shapes on the wall were big and scary. Teeth and claws danced around Emily's room. | 8

10: But when she looked out the window, the shadows weren't big or scary anymore. | 9

11: It was time for bed, but Emily was still wide awake. The dark was the biggest and scariest thing of all. | 10

12: Emily yelled and screamed and swung her arms. She leapt out of bed and ran to the light switch. | 11

13: She turned on the light, and the dark wasn't big or scary anymore! | 12

14: The big and scary things keeping Emily awake weren't so big or scary after all. She closed her eyes, laid her head down, and was finally ready for bed. | 13

15: 14 | The End.

17: About the Author Emily Ebert is eighteen years old and a senior at Ashwaubenon High School in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Emily enjoys art of all kinds, learning new things, and spending time with her family. When writing Big and Scary Things, she was inspired by a time when she was young and wanted to rid herself of nightmares. She wanted to write an educational book for children working to overcome all types of fears.

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  • Title: Big and Scary Things
  • Big and Scary Things, a children's book by Emily Ebert
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  • Started: over 7 years ago
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