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Who knows what these creepy kids are capable of…

‘Stop that’, ‘don’t touch’, ‘hands to yourself, ‘quiet please’ – for some parents, phrases like these can feel like mantras. And even the mildest-mannered sweeties will occasionally have their off moments. But you can’t watch them all the time. So we hold our breath in hope that even at their worst they’re not really capable of anything that bad. But what if they are? Here are some books where the kids aren’t alright.

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