The following is a list of characters from The Scarecrow Walks at Midnight and its television adaptation in order of appearance.

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Character Medium Description

Book and TV episode Jodie is the book's protagonist and narrator. She is twelve years old and has long, blonde hair. She and her brother, Mark, are spending the summer with their grandparents. When Jodie notices the two aren't acting like their normal selves, she grows concerned.

Book and TV episode Mark is Jodie's younger brother. He tends to be very lazy.

Book and TV episode Stanley is the farmhand of Grandpa Kirk and Grandma Miriam. Described as kind, but "slow" by Jodie, Stanley starts acting suspiciously when the two siblings arrive on the farm. He begins talking vaguely about a book he found and how he used it to make the scarecrows walk.
Grandpa Kurt and Grandma Miriam

Book and TV episode Jodie and Mark's grandparents. When the two arrive, something feels off about them. Grandma Miriam doesn't make her chocolate chip pancakes anymore, and Grandpa Kurt refuses to tell scary stories to them. The couple is acting very paranoid, but assure their grandchildren everything is fine.

Book and TV episode Sticks is Stanley's son. He loves pulling pranks on Mark and Jodie. When it seems the scarecrows on the farm are moving on their own, Sticks seems to be the one responsible, but he denies all accusations.
The Scarecrows

Book and TV episode A group of scarecrows that Stanley brings to life with a book of spells. The animate beings begin to take over the farm until they are eventually destroyed.
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