"She went up the stairs to her Dad's room, just in
time to see something terrible happen. Her Dad was sitting at his desk. To his
left was the wall, and there was something black on it. At first Dora thought it
must be a big spider; then that her Dad must have somehow splashed ink or black
paint onto the wallpaper; but then she saw that it was moving and growing
A mysterious boy, a mysterious box, and a
mysterious black beetle. The first of 12 chapters.