The Hobyahs

The Hobyahs Once upon a time a little girl lived with an old man and woman and their five faithful dogs in a tiny house at the edge of a forest Deep in the forest lived goblins called Hobyahs plotting mischief

  • Title: The Hobyahs
  • Author: Robert D. San Souci
  • ISBN: 9780440412120
  • Page: 105
  • Format: Paperback
  • Once upon a time, a little girl lived with an old man and woman and their five faithful dogs in a tiny house at the edge of a forest Deep in the forest lived goblins called Hobyahs, plotting mischief against the people in the tiny house Who will help them when the Hobyahs come creeping out of the woods in the dead of night This spooky story will keep kids on the edge ofOnce upon a time, a little girl lived with an old man and woman and their five faithful dogs in a tiny house at the edge of a forest Deep in the forest lived goblins called Hobyahs, plotting mischief against the people in the tiny house Who will help them when the Hobyahs come creeping out of the woods in the dead of night This spooky story will keep kids on the edge of their seats right up to the satisfyingly happy ending.

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      Mr San Souci lives in San Francisco, California.



    623 thoughts on “The Hobyahs

    • Silent as the snakes that glide across the forest floor, Silent as the will-o'-wisps that haunt the reedy shore,The Hobyahs came.Furry monsters plot between their pointed ears. Between their hungry fellows they exchange knowing plans. Rumble in my tummy pass it on. The nothing that escapes their sharp teeth is a sound relative of darkness threatening to make you take its place. They have the kind of eyes that foretell entrails and blood to sop up the fleshy bits. Waiting in bushes eyes. To me th [...]


    • A retelling of an unusual British folktale with reasonable illustrations.The title Hobyahs' attempts to attack a family are at first foiled by dogs, but the old man and old woman complain of the barking, and things go downhill from there.


    • Good read-aloud, scarier for 1st graders than 2nd graders. Whispering in the right places, and using raspy Hobyah voices help maintain the tone. (The dogs' names annoy me, but that's a personal preference.)


    • A slightly scary tale, based on an Australian version of a Scottish folk tale. The Hobyahs are planning an attack on an old man, old woman and young girl. San Souci adds some poetical phrases to add to the menace as well as a repetitive refrain chanted by the Hobyans to add to the read out loud aspect of the book





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