"'I made it. The Noise-eater. He's asleep now. Don't make a noise or he'll get you.'"
"'Well, he had a body like Mother's vacuum cleaner - the one that lies down on the floor - and his legs were like my sled, so he could slide on the floor, and had a nose like the hose on the cleaner only he was able to make it long or short when he wanted to.'"
"'And he had little eyes like the light inside the refrigerator - '"
Zenna Henderson, Hush!Read Scott's blog post about this story here.