Welcome back, everyone, for a brand new installment of Daily Dead’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide. Today, we’ve got tons of gift ideas perfect for all those little monsters out there who dig horror and sci-fi. So, if you’ve still got some shopping to do for the burgeoning genre fan in your life, here’s a look at some great books, games, LEGO sets, and general games that would make for perfect gifts for kids this year.
Maury the Miserable Vampire lived in a cold, dark castle and he liked it that way. He never laughed, he never smiled, and he never went outside. When his only friend, Barry the Bat, suddenly disappears, Maury must summon the courage to set out into the world for the very first time in order to find him. Along the way, Maury meets friendly, funny monsters from across the globe and learns about other cultures, teamwork and, most importantly, the value of friendship.
The #1 New York Times best-selling series by Robert Beatty is now available in one spooky hardcover boxed set. Follow the brave and beloved heroine through her hair-raising adventures at the Biltmore estate in Serafina and the Black Cloak, Serafina and the Twisted Staff, Serafina and the Splintered Heart, and Serafina and the Seven Stars. This gorgeous set will delight loyal fans and new readers alike.
Hang out with Jack Sullivan and his friends as they navigate life after the Monster Apocalypse--living in a tricked-out tree house, avoiding zombies, battling evil world-destroying monsters, and generally treating life like it's the best video game ever! This boxed set includes the first three books from the New York Times bestselling The Last Kids on Earth series: The Last Kids on Earth, The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade, and The Last Kids on Earth and the Nightmare King. Full of black-and-white illustrations, cool inventions, and every sort of monster, The Last Kids on Earth Collection is the perfect gift for the kid who doesn't want the action (or the laughs) to stop!
From the celebrated team behind Creepy Carrots!, Aaron Reynolds and Caldecott Honor winner Peter Brown, comes a hilarious (and just a little creepy) story of a brave rabbit and a very weird pair of underwear.
Jasper Rabbit is NOT a little bunny anymore. He’s not afraid of the dark, and he’s definitely not afraid of something as silly as underwear. But when the lights go out, suddenly his new big rabbit underwear glows in the dark. A ghoulish, greenish glow. If Jasper didn’t know any better he’d say his undies were a little, well, creepy. Jasper’s not scared obviously, he’s just done with creepy underwear. But after trying everything to get rid of them, they keep coming back!
Tiny T. Rex has a HUGE problem. His friend Pointy needs cheering up and only a hug will do. But with his short stature and teeny T. Rex arms, is a hug impossible? Not if Tiny has anything to say about it! Join this plucky little dinosaur in his very first adventure, Tiny T. Rex and the Impossible Hug—a warm and funny tale that proves the best hugs come from the biggest hearts.
For the first time ever, you can fold Star Wars flyers that fly with the force. Star Wars Folded Flyers will speed through the living room as well as they do in outer space. That’s because each of the six-starfighter designs has been rigorously tested by the Klutz Aerodynamics Team. And they look as great as they fly, because they’re made from full-color, custom-designed papers – representing galactic vehicle exteriors, authentic to the last bolt. With five copies of each design, kids can have a fleet of Y-wings and X-wings at their command.
When Brystal Evergreen stumbles across a secret section of the library, she discovers a book that introduces her to a world beyond her imagination and learns the impossible: She is a fairy capable of magic! But in the oppressive Southern Kingdom, women are forbidden from reading and magic is outlawed, so Brystal is swiftly convicted of her crimes and sent to the miserable Bootstrap Correctional Facility.
But with the help of the mysterious Madame Weatherberry, Brystal is whisked away and enrolled in an academy of magic! Adventure comes with a price, however, and when Madame Weatherberry is called away to attend to an important problem, she doesn't return. Do Brystal and her classmates have what it takes to stop a sinister plot that risks the fate of the world, and magic, forever?
Blast off into hyperspace with these eleven action-packed Star Wars tales! Jedi Master Yoda has a lightsaber showdown with the dreaded Count Dooku; Luke Skywalker and the Rebels race against time to destroy the Death Star; and the brave Rey makes a new friend when she meets the droid BB-8. Each of these stories is the ideal length for reading aloud in five minutes--perfect for galactic adventures at lightspeed.
Folklorist Alvin Schwartz offers up some of the most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time. Includes Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, More Scary Stories, and Scary Stories 3.
The confusing-yet-brilliant inventor known only as Crazy Dave helps his niece, Patrice, and young adventurer Nate Timely fend off a "fun-dead" neighborhood invasion in Plants vs. Zombies: Lawnmageddon! Winner of over thirty "Game of the Year" awards, Plants vs. Zombies is now determined to shuffle onto all-ages bookshelves to tickle funny bones and thrill... brains.
In the valley of Fruitless mountain, a young girl named Minli lives in a ramshackle hut with her parents. In the evenings, her father regales her with old folktales of the Jade Dragon and the Old Man on the Moon, who knows the answers to all of life's questions. Inspired by these stories, Minli sets off on an extraordinary journey to find the Old Man on the Moon to ask him how she can change her family's fortune. She encounters an assorted cast of characters and magical creatures along the way, including a dragon who accompanies her on her quest for the ultimate answer.
12 spine-tingling 'Funatomy' parts are infesting Oogie Boogie and it’s up to you to remove them in Operation The Nightmare Before Christmas (2019 Edition). Displace a deck of cards from his 'Club Foot', a set of keys from his 'Lock Jaw', a couple bones with 'Fingers Crossed', and a game board spinner causing his 'Dizzy Spell', among other ailments. Draw a Doctor card to determine which icky foreign object to aim for with your trusty tweezers just don’t let them touch the edges of his burlap sack or you’ll set him off!
Aunt Agatha has passed away without any surviving relatives - so now her fortune is up for grabs! Her 12 friends and employees are all anxiously awaiting the reading of her will. But it says only one will inherit her fabulous wealth. She has left her estate to her favorite person (or cat!) - the one whose portrait is shown hanging on the wall. Will it be you?
Zombie labyrinth features unique puzzle-like game board pieces that can be rotated in any direction, allowing the game board to take a different shape each game, so that no two Zombie labyrinth games are ever the same. During the game, players guide their Zombie around the labyrinth and try to hoard the largest collection of brains along the way! each brain disc indicates a brain value, but the brain discs are scattered around the board face down. Only the player that collects the brain disc knows it’s value, and everyone’s brain collections remain hidden. Watch out for the Mad scientist, he will steal your brain collection and send your Zombie back to the start!
Castle Panic is a cooperative tower defense board game for 1 to 6 players, ages 10 and up. The co op element makes Castle Panic a great family game and the perfect kick off for your weekly game night. You must work together to defend your Castle, in the center of the board, from Monsters that attack out of the forest, at the edges of the board. Trade cards, hit and slay Monsters, and plan strategies together to keep your Castle towers intact. The players either win or lose together, but only the player with the most victory points is declared the Master Slayer. Players must balance the survival of the group with their own desire to win.
In Munchkin: X-Men, players will take on the role of young mutants enrolled at Xavier's school for gifted youngsters, starting at level 1, and work their way up to level 10 to graduate at the head of their class. Players gain levels by defeating iconic Marvel villains, recruiting allies such as Wolverine, declaring an x-affiliation and using special powers and items like silver samurai's Katana.
Zombie Gotcha is the creepy-cool kids' game that locks players in a house with a Zombie and challenges them to escape. To flee the house, you'll have to unlock your doors -- but beware the Zombie hands! Each player starts out with three Door Cards that you'll "unlock" by creating matches of two key cards in the same color. On your turn, either draw one Key Card from the Search Pile OR steal two Key Cards from the Zombie Stash, if you dare. Reach into the Zombie Stash at your own risk -- if it catches you, it'll GRAB you! If the Zombie Hands grab you, another door locks and you'll draw another Door Card. The first player to unlock all of their doors escapes the Zombie's clutches and wins the game! This exciting kids' game is tons of fun for 2 to 4 players, 5 years old and up. Includes one set of Zombie Hands, 57 Key Cards and 24 Door Cards.
Take control of your very own UFO to solve magnetic challenges! Maneuver your way over and around farm obstacles while beaming up cows. The 40 Easy to Super Hard challenges are great for beginner puzzlers, while the 20 Genius level challenges are appropriate for experienced puzzlers. Ignite your mind with 60 out of this world challenges!
Meltdown is a suspenseful, fun game for the whole family! It seems easy, right? Just stack some cubes and you're done...but it's not that simple! There's goop--real ooey, gooey slime-like goop that makes the platform shift and tilt. Plus, the cubes are slippery! So setting cubes on the platform and stacking them is NOT easy--but you can try to "outsmart" the goop and stack your cubes against the tilt, or even place your cubes in a way that makes it more difficult for the next player! The fun and suspense never ends...well, not until someone gets rid of all their cubes and WINS!
Zombies have taken over the town and they're EVERYWHERE! Can you be the first to escape the town and get to safety? The player with the lowest number of zombies following them after five rounds wins and successfully escapes the town. Zombie Run! combines memory with luck and is the ultimate card game for kids with BRAAAAAAAAAAAINS!!!
With advanced weaponry including heavy artillery blasters and close combat concussion Rams, Sith troopers are capable of combat in almost any situation! Celebrate the legacy of Star Wars, the action-and-adventure-packed space saga from a galaxy far, far away, with premium 3.75-Inch scale figures and vehicles from Star Wars The vintage collection. Figures feature premium detail and design across product and packaging inspired by the original line, as well as the movie- inspired collector Grade Deco that fans have come to know and love. (Additional products each sold separately. Subject to availability.) featuring premium detail and design, multiple points of articulation, and 5 accessories inspired by Star Wars: The rise of Skywalker, this collectible Star Wars the vintage collection 3.75-Inch-scale figure makes a great gift for Star Wars fans and collectors.
Satisfy your Pimple popping urge with gross Zombie SqueeZits! Pinch and squeeze a face full of squishy zits and release bright colored pus-like lotion! Simply refill your Zombie to pop again and again! Gross your friends out as you reveal a Zombie face and hands full of Puss. Rub in the colorful non-toxic lotion and easily clean your Zombie face with soap and water. Recommended for ages 6 and up.
Gross new shapes, delicious new flavors! Mold your own gummy worms and spiders using a natural gelatin-like ingredient called carrageenan that comes from seaweed. Flavor and sweeten your mixture with mixed berry and green apple flavors and then mold the gummy worms and spiders in the included mold. You can even add citric acid to make sour gummies! Learn about the properties of natural polymers.
As lead chemist in your very own out-of-this-world laboratory, it’s your job to identify UFOs — Unidentified Funky Oozes! Set up and use your lab station to mix up batches of unidentified “alien” slime and conduct tests on them to analyze and investigate their special properties. Real science and playful science fiction come together in this wacky, activity-filled kit!
Make your Halloween celebrations extra fun this year when you include this Zombie Bowling Game in your party supplies. Featuring assorted zombie pins and bowling balls that look like brains, this Bowling Game is perfect for classroom celebrations, office costume parties and more. Includes 10 pins and 2 balls.
My Singing Monsters is a beloved and critically acclaimed top-grossing mobile game with more than 80 million players worldwide! The game explores rich, intriguing worlds as players are engaged in discovery, creativity, and delight by breeding and feeding singing monsters to build unique melodies. And now those monsters have come to life in musical, collectible figures! Each Monster has its own unique sound, so players can mix and match monsters to create different melodies. Each can sing on its own, and all three also sing in sync and harmonize each other!
Synchronized LED lights and 3 speakers create an immersive battle simulation experience, featuring energy blaster fire FX and communication from R2-D2. Fans can imagine the biggest battles and missions in the Star Wars saga with premium role play items from Star Wars The Black Series! With exquisite features and decoration, this series embodies the quality and realism that Star Wars devotees love. Star Wars The Black Series includes figures, vehicles, and role play items from the 40-plus-year legacy of the Star Wars galaxy that includes the Star Wars comics, Star Wars movies, and Star Wars animated series.
Ooze your way through the galactic quest for real Gems with Treasure X – Aliens! Treasure X Aliens offers a new, slimy and always surprising 12-step reveal experience! Follow the mission objectives to dissect the aliens, save the Hunters and find their treasure! Cut through the packaging using the included tool to release the alien from his Crystal Vessel, then slowly dissect the alien belly to save the Treasure Hunter! Don’t forget to look out for the rib cage, gut critter and the green ooze within! Within each alien body, you will also find an included weapon and a treasure which could be the rare space gem! These gems are actually known as ‘peridot, ’ some of which have been found in meteorites! So your gem could actually be from outer space!! Once you’ve finished the dissection, you can store the ooze in the container provided or squish it in the alien head and watch it squelch out of the eyes, mouth and nose! With a dissection process that is out of this world, the chance to find real space gems and a whole new galaxy of 18 Treasure Hunters to discover and collect, the Treasure X Aliens Single Pack is the most ultimate play experience in the universe!
Be a part of the Jurassic World action and adventure! Inspired by fan favorite, Velociraptor Blue, this Primal Pal dinosaur figure captures the magic of Blue as a young Velociraptor, bonding with Owen in her first training sessions! Kids can bring Primal Pal Blue to life by pressing down on her back, which will unlock her innovative, realistic movements. You can watch her wiggle from side to side; rotate her neck and torso, and open and close her jaws to activate movie-inspired sound effects! Primal Pal Blue also includes neck, shoulder, tail and feet articulation for ultimate posing possibilities! With her realistic eyes and stylized design, she's ferociously adorable! Colors and decorations may vary.
From holiday, Groot with wreath, as a stylized POP vinyl from Funko! Figure stands 3 3/4 inches and comes in a window display box.
From holiday, Deadpool with turkey, as a stylized POP vinyl from Funko! Stylized collectable stands 3 ¾ inches tall, perfect for any holiday fan!
From holiday, Captain America snowman, as a stylized POP vinyl from Funko! Figure stands 3 3/4 inches and comes in a window display box.
Now you can hatch and train your very own baby dragon with Hatching Dragon Toothless! With light-up eyes, interactive movements and sounds, baby Toothless comes alive, even while he’s still inside his egg! Once he’s hatched, you’ll become the best of friends with Toothless as you train him how to fly and plasma blast, feed him and play games together. Hatching Dragon Toothless is ready for fun and adventure with you!
Turn Toothless from a happy dragon into a growling dragon with Squeeze & Roar Toothless! This 11-inch soft and huggable plush responds to your touch when you squeeze his belly. Recreate exciting scenes from How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World and bring out the fierce side of Toothless!
Belly Busters is the awesome new slime-making activity toy! With just a little bit of water and the included slime mixtures, you can make three unique textured slimes. Just fill belly Busters' Belly up to the fill line, pour in the powder, press his belly button, and watch as he blends up a slimy batch! As the slime mixture blends, it'll change color and reveal its texture. Belly Busters' Belly automatically shuts off once the slime mixture is done blending. Just let it sit for a few minutes and you're ready to play! You can amp up the slimy fun using belly Busters' Slimy nose, popping pimples, farting armpits, and more!
Bring home a premium piece of Avengers movie lore. Featuring 6 highly articulated electronic finger joints, pulsating light effects, movie-inspired sounds, and a fierce-looking fist lock display mode, this high-quality Power Gauntlet roleplay item makes a great gift for fans of the Avengers: Endgame movie.
From a long time ago, in a galaxy far away. . . The Millennium Falcon with Han Solo as a Pop! Deluxe from Funko! This Pop! Deluxe captures all the amazing little details of the iconic spaceship and is among the largest figures Funko has ever produced! Don't miss out on your chance to own the ship that made the Kessel Run in under 12 parsecs as only Funko can deliver! The figure measures 5. 5" tall, is 10. 5" wide and 13. 25" long and come in a window box display. This item will surely become the center piece of your Funko Pop! Star Wars collection!
A mask worth roaring over! The Roaring Chewbacca Wookiee Mask lets you channel your inner Wookiee and let out a mighty Chewbacca GRRRWAAAR! One of the most iconic characters in the expansive Star Wars galaxy, Chewbacca is a loyal friend and ally who roars into action alongside Han Solo, Princess Leia, and Luke Skywalker! With this adjustable mask that fits most head sizes (sorry, Jabba), you’re ready to be like the mightiest Wookiee in the Star Wars galaxy! So open your mouth and let the GRWWWAAAAR out! Wookiee sound FX included; Wookiee attitude sold separately.
Adventure awaits in a galaxy far, far away with the Galactic Heroes of Star Wars! The Millennium Falcon has flown countless quests for the Rebellion, and she's ready to go head-to-head with the Empire.
Engage youngsters in fun augmented-reality ghost-hunting adventures at the LEGO Hidden Side 70425 Newbury Haunted High School. This awesome toy combines a buildable LEGO model with an app to deliver a fully interactive play experience – interacting with the model makes things in the app come alive. With continuous updates, tough boss ghosts to battle, new mysteries to solve, cool items to find and ghosts to defeat and collect, this LEGO Hidden Side set takes LEGO play to a new dimension! This building toy for kids is full of cool details to kick-start hours of imaginative play. Kids will love to build and play with this school playset and try to defeat the ghost figures haunting the school. With two hero minifigures, Douglas Elton, a cute ghost dog figure and 4 other minifigures, this school toy is designed for role-play fun.
Kids can experience fun ghost-catching adventures combining an augmented reality play experience with this LEGO Hidden Side 70420 Graveyard Mystery playset. This awesome app toy combines a buildable LEGO model with augmented reality for kids to deliver a fully interactive play experience. Download the Hidden Side app and scan the model with a phone to make it come alive. With continuous updates, a unique boss ghost to battle in each set, new mysteries to solve, cool items to find, games to play and ghosts to collect, this LEGO Hidden Side set gives kids a whole new way to play and interact with building bricks! Packed with cool graveyard details, this toy construction set features a dog figure, gardener figure, girl and boy minifigures, a twistable statue, grave that opens and a haunted tree with posable arms for lots of fun ghost-hunting adventures.
Immerse youngsters in an amazing augmented-reality play experience with LEGO Hidden Side 70418 J.B.’s Ghost Lab. Hidden Side delivers an exciting new way to play with LEGO toys by combining a LEGO model with a game app for a fully interactive experience. Download the Hidden Side app and scan the model with a phone to make it come alive. Interacting with the model makes things happen in the app. And with continuous updates and new mysteries to solve, items to find, ghosts to defeat and tough boss ghosts to battle, this LEGO Hidden Side set takes LEGO play to a new dimension! J.B.’s Ghost Lab features a lot of cool tech details and scientific equipment inspired from the real world for hours of imaginative play. Kids will love to build and play with the mad scientist-inspired lab playset and defeat the ghost figure that’s haunting the friendly janitor in the app. The hero, haunted janitor and scientist girl minifigures, and cute ghost dog figure add to the role-play fun.
Immerse youngsters in fun ghost-catching adventures with this LEGO Hidden Side 70419 Wrecked Shrimp Boat playset. This awesome playset combines a buildable LEGO model with a game app for kids to deliver a fully interactive play experience. Download the app and scan the model with a phone to make it come alive. With continuous updates, a unique boss ghost to battle in each set, new mysteries to solve, cool items to find and ghosts to defeat and collect, this LEGO Hidden Side set takes LEGO play to a new dimension! With a toy shrimp boat that splits in two and a haunted, brick-built cliff, this building toy for kids is full of cool details to kick-start hours of imaginative play. The 2 hero minifigures, haunted captain and son minifigures, cute ghost dog figure and albino alligator figure adds a lot of fun play-starters.
Excite any LEGO builder or fan with this 75254 Star Wars AT-ST Raider Walker collectible model. This brick-built Star Wars building toy features the same cannibalized look of the walker from the hit Star Wars TV series The Mandalorian, including jointed posable legs, a turning turret that opens up to reveal a detailed interior with space to sit a minifigure, plus 2 firing shooters. This advanced AT-ST transport construction toy also includes Star Wars characters The Mandalorian, Cara Dune and 2 Klatooinian Raider minifigures to really get the action going. This 540-piece Star Wars model kit is ideal for kids aged 8+ and fosters both creative and imaginative play as they act out their favorite Star Wars battle scenes.
Inspire young minds and adult collectors alike with this LEGO Star Wars Collector Series 75249 Resistance Y-Wing Starfighter Collectible Model. This updated version of the classic fighter-bomber, a.k.a. wishbone, featured in the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker movie, has a new-for-October-2019 color scheme, opening cockpit with space for an action minifigure inside, firing spring-loaded shooters and dropping bombs that will inspire creative kids to create action-packed scenes with their friends. With Poe Dameron, Zorii Bliss and First Order Snowtrooper Star Wars characters, and D-O and astromech droid LEGO figures, this advanced starship model playset also makes a great Star Wars holiday gift to add to any fan’s collection.
Let the LEGO builder or Star Wars building toy fan in your life enjoy this brick-built 75248 Resistance A-Wing Starfighter advanced collectible model playset. Featuring an opening cockpit with space for the Snap Wexley minifigure, retractable landing gear, non-firing wingtip cannons and 2 integrated spring-loaded shooters, this detailed building version of the iconic A-wing starship model from the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker movie will inspire young minds to create epic space battles and makes a great addition to any fan's collection. This advanced LEGO set also includes a Lieutenant Connix Star Wars character.
Inspire action-packed play with these 2 LEGO Star Wars speeder bike building toys from the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker movie. Kids and collectors will love the fun details like the treadspeeder’s tank track, side-mounted stud shooters and a transparent stand for a ‘hovering' look. This fun Star Wars gift for kids also includes Star Wars characters Rey, a First Order Jet Trooper and a First Order Treadspeeder Driver, plus a BB-8 droid LEGO figure.
Add to any fan’s collection with two Yoda LEGO Star Wars characters in one set! This intricately detailed 75255 display model of powerful Jedi master Yoda is based on the character from Star Wars: Attack of the Clones. The collectible figure includes a posable head and eyebrows, moving fingers and toes, and Yoda’s signature green Lightsaber. This characterful LEGO Star Wars construction toy figure also includes a fact plaque with details about Yoda and a stand to mount the included Yoda minifigure with Lightsaber, making for an ideal Star Wars gift for fans and collectors.
Team up with Happy Hogan, Nick Fury, Mysterio and Spider-Man for an action-packed aerial battle in LEGO Marvel Spider-Man 76130 Stark Jet and the Drone Attack. This fun construction toy features the Stark Jet with 2 stud shooters, adjustable wings, energy bomb storage compartment, dual minifigure cockpit with a rear passenger seat for Spider-Man and an opening hatch function. Press the button on the top of the jet to drop energy bombs or let Spider-Man swoop down on his spider web string. This cool building toy for kids also includes 2 stud-shooting drones and 4 minifigures for imaginative play and to recreate exciting scenes from the Spider-Man: Far From Home movie.
Little superheroes will love to create endless role-play adventures with this Marvel superhero toy, as Marvel's Spider-Man and Hulk try to stop Sandman from stealing an important suitcase. Help young children develop fine motor skills as they build and rebuild Spider-Man's garage and Hulk's laboratory at Avengers HQ, then use the wrench to fix up the motorbike before Spider-Man speeds off to save the day! Includes 3 LEGO DUPLO figures: Spider-Man, Hulk and Sandman.
Enjoy an epic 360-degree play experience—and prepare for an alien invasion—with THE LEGO MOVIE 2 70840 Welcome to Apocalypseburg! buildable set. With over 3,000 pieces, it presents an awesome challenge even for master builders. This THE LEGO MOVIE 2 playset features a section of the Statue of Liberty with a chill-out room in the head, café, Scribble Cop’s office with a chair-kicking function, armory, barber’s/tattoo parlor, Lucy’s hideout, Fuse’s workshop, rooftop diner, gym, spa, lookout platforms and loads more! This popular toy also has 12 THE LEGO MOVIE 2 minifigures to role-play and reimagine your favorite scenes from the blockbuster film.
Kids can bring to life the Minecraft game with this toy cave by activating the TNT toy function to blast into the bat-infested Zombie Cave. They can battle a zombie and a baby zombie or mine for toy coal, redstone, gold and diamond ores. The adventures are limitless with this Minecraft toy for kids. They'll enjoy hands-on adventures with this LEGO Minecraft The Zombie Cave set—designed for young fans of the highly successful sandbox video game. This Minecraft toy also comes with a Steve Minecraft minifigure and other popular Minecraft characters. Combine this set with other LEGO Minecraft models to create your own unique LEGO Minecraft universe.
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