Scary stories to tell in the dark : collected from folklore /Material type: BookPublisher: New York, N.Y. : Harper, 2010Edition: Reillustrated ed.Description: 113 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780060835200 :; 0060835206; 9780060835194 :; 0060835192 :.Title notes: $5.99 (replacement) 12-2012 (db)BRA $5.99 prolam 11/21/2013Subject(s): Ghost stories, American -- Juvenile literature | Folklore -- United States -- Juvenile literature | Tales -- United States -- Juvenile literature | Ghost stories, American | Folklore -- United States
|Item type||Home library||Collection||Shelving location||Call number||Status||Date due||Barcode|
|Books||Altadena Main Library||Children's Collection||Children's NonFiction||j 398.2 SCH 2010||Available||39270003662966|
|Books||Bob Lucas Memorial Library||Children's Collection||Children's Fiction||BRANCH J SCH||Available||39270003772625|
Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
<p>The iconic anthology series of horror tales that's now a feature film!</p> <p>A classic collection of chillingly scary tales, collected and retold by Alvin Schwartz and illustrated by renowned artist Brett Helquist (illustrator of A Series of Unfortunate Events and more!).</p> <p>Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark contains some of the most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time. Walking corpses, dancing bones, knife-wielding madmen, and narrow escapes from death--they're all here in this chilling collection of ghost stories. Make sure you read these books with the light ON!</p> <p>And don't miss More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and Scary Stories 3!</p>
$5.99 (replacement) 12-2012 (db)
BRA $5.99 prolam 11/21/2013
Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-111)
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.
"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.