The Childcatcher from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang has been voted the nastiest villain from a book ever.
But is he the character you find the most frightening, or is there another baddie that makes you too scared to turn the page?
Which book villain is scariest?
The Childcatcher – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
Cruella DeVil – 101 Dalmatians
Bill Sykes – Oliver Twist
Voldemort – Harry Potter
Gollum – The Lord of the Rings
The Grand High Witch – The Witches
Wicked Stepmother – Snow White
Miss Trunchbull - Matilda
The White Witch – The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Captain Hook – Peter Pan