Schwartz, Alvin, 1927-1992.

Scary stories to tell in the dark : collected from folklore / retold by Alvin Schwartz ; illustrated by Brett Helquist. - Reillustrated ed. - New York, N.Y. : Harper, 2010. - 113 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-111)

"AAAAAAAAAAAH!" -- The big toe -- The walk -- "What do you come for?" -- Me tie dough-ty walker -- A man who lived in Leeds -- Old woman all skin and bone -- The thing -- Cold as clay -- The white wolf -- The haunted house -- The guests -- The hearse song -- The girl who stood on a grave -- A new horse -- Alligators -- Room for one more -- The wendigo -- The dead man's brains -- "May I carry your basket?" --The hook -- The white satin evening gown -- High beams -- The babysitter -- The viper -- The attic -- The slithery-dee -- Aaron Kelly's bones -- Wait till Martin comes -- The ghost with the bloody fingers.

Tapped from the oral traditions of American folklore, these ghost stories and tales of weird happenings, witches, and graveyards have startling, funny, or surprising endings.

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Ghost stories, American--Juvenile literature.
Folklore--United States--Juvenile literature.
Tales--United States--Juvenile literature.
Ghost stories, American.
Folklore--United States.

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