'I walked over to the forbidden cupboard and gave the handle a shake. It was locked firm. I put my eye to the keyhole but everything was black. I sniffed under the gap at the bottom of the door. It was musty and dusty. Something silent inside seemed to call me.
'It was almost as if a gentle voice was stirring the shadows of years gone by. The stillness seemed to echo my name, "Shane, Shane, Shane..."'
This spooky story, with the twist in the tail that Paul Jennings is famous for, is vividly brought to life by Peter Gouldthorpe's powerful, haunting illustrations.