I heard a noise in the basement so I asked mum if I could go and investigate.
She said, “No, you can tomorrow.”

But I had to see what was inside the basement. After hours of waiting I finally heard snoring coming from mum’s bedroom.
I tiptoed into the basement, and noticed that the door was wide open. Now that really creeped me out.
”Oh My God!” I muttered under my breath.

The creature looked weird and kinda cute. It reminded me of a…
“Aardwolf!” I shouted just a bit too loud.
Mum was bound to have heard me now.

ARABELLA = YEAR 6