The Nightmarys

Marissa Hurd

There is nothing to fear but fear itself.


Timothy and Abigail are assigned project partners for a project. Their project is to find out what the fear bone is and another part of their project is to research a picture frame that holds a picture of the fear bone. The fear bone supposedly controls yours fears of whoever has hands on it. When their whole entire class goes on a field trip to the museum, the display of the fear bone is gone. So Timothy and Abigail go on this big journey to try to find where the fear bone went. Their journey includes fighting off some of their most scariest fears, like the two twin girls who people call the Nightmarys. Then, when the end comes near, Abigail's grandmother takes the fear bone and smashes it to pieces.

Discription of Two Characters

Abigail Tremens

Abigail Tremens was a quiet and unsociable kind of girl. She wears a gray sweatshirt, jeans and sneakers. She had thick , red messy hair and brown eyes. Abigail is also new to Timothy's school.

Timothy July

Timothy July is an outgoing boy with lots of friends. He wears jeans, plain white t-shirts and sneakers. He has brown hair and brown eyes. He doesn't really know Abigail because she is a new student.


The setting takes place on a long Autumn day with high winds.

Conflict and Resolution

The conflict is when Timothy and Abigail find out that the Fear bone is missing. An evil professer took the bone and wants to take over the world. He is friends with the Nightmarys and sends them to haunt Abigail. Abigails grandmother, Zilpha, also knows the professer and wants to stop him. The relolution is when her grandmother stops the professer and stomps on the bone. Everything then goes back to normal.

About the Author

Dan Poblocki

Dan PoBlocki was born in Rhode Island and he currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.
He is the author of The Stone Child, The Nightmarys, The Ghost of Graylock, and The Mysterious Four series. Dan loves reading and writing books, playing video games, eating cupcakes, spending time with his cats, Pedro and Tavi. He also enjoys telling ghost stories late at night to anyone who will listen.


"This is for you, Ben. Then he brought his arms down as hard as he could".

"By the time Timothy's head hit the pillow again, he'd nearly forgotten all about it. Nearly".

"Thank you, thank you, thank you, he thought to no one in particular".