When you sit down to read a picture book with your toddler, something magical happens. Her eyes light up, her body softens, and you both relax into the pages of a good story. But then there are other stories. The ones that make you scrunch your nose, shake your head, pause indefinitely; stories whose pages you skip, sentences you shorten, and words you change, because by that point, you’re in over your head as you venture into pure creepiness. Here are the ten creepiest toddler books, complete with overbearing or neglectful parents, bratty kids, and kooky plotlines.