cover image Stage Fright

Stage Fright

James Howe. Aladdin Paperbacks, $4.99 (160pp) ISBN 978-0-689-80338-3

Graduates of the Bunnicula books can move on to the adventures of young sleuth Sebastian Barth. In the first of these mysteries Sebastian investigates the strange accidents that befall a noted actress; the second book, which PW called ``a tense adventure with laugh-out-loud moments,'' involves a ghost and puzzling notes from one of Sebastian's friends. Ages 9-12. (Aug.)