This is the story of a very normal girl on an almost
normal night in a fairly
normal housenormal, that is, except for a not-so-normal clock whose numbers count not twelve but a spooky thirteen
James Stimson's extraordinary book about the antics of a perky prankster in pajamas is a feast of words and pictures. Filled with sly wordplay, atmospheric illustrations, and a baker's dozen of spritely, spooky, spunky characters, it reminds readers that more fun than fright can be had from things that go bump, bong, groan, clatter, squeak, and gong in the night.