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Ghosts! : ghostly tales from folklore /

by Schwartz, Alvin; Chess, Victoria [ill.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: An I can read book. Publisher: N.Y., N.Y. : HarperCollins Publishers, c1991Description: 63 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0060217979 (lib. bdg.) :; 0060217960.Title notes: $16.89 7-2005 (db)Subject(s): Ghost stories | Tales | Ghosts -- Folklore | FolkloreSummary: Presents seven, easy-to-read ghost stories based on traditional folk tales and legends from various countries.
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Children's Collection Children's NonFiction j 398.2 SCH (Browse shelf) Available 39270002568834

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Do you believe in ghosts?<br> Some people do . . .<br> <p>These spooky -- and funny -- tales about singing ghosts, toast-eating ghosts, and ghosts no one even guesses are sure to send shivers up and down your spine.</p> <p>Why not retell them to your friends and see if you can make their spines tingle, too?</p>

Ages 4-8.

Presents seven, easy-to-read ghost stories based on traditional folk tales and legends from various countries.

$16.89 7-2005 (db)

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Horn Book Review

Young readers will delight in Schwartz's newest collection of frightening folk tales; his choice of stories reflects his gift for recognizing what will motivate children to read. The illustrations balance the scary stories by introducing many humorous touches. Source notes included. From HORN BOOK 1991, (c) Copyright 2010. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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