night, Judy Moody, Stink, and
were home alone. The wind outside
and rattled the
. Inside, without warning, the lights
down in the
downstairs. They looked for a
. They heard creak and a
, and then the door slammed shut with a
Stink screamed "
", and grabbed Judy's
. "C'mon let's get out of here he screeched.
"We have to go down into the
. What if Mouse is
"OK. You go first," Stink whispered.
Judy tiptoed down the hall and opened the
fell across the stairs.
, went the steps on their way down. It was as dark as
Stink held his breath.
picked his/her nose. Judy
turned the knob onthe closet door.
All three closed their eyes. "
When they opened their eyes, out
not Mouse, not Toady, but