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 (Browse shelf)||Available||39270003662966|
|Books||Bob Lucas Memorial Library||Children's Collection||Children's Fiction||BRANCH J SCH (Browse shelf)||Available||39270003772625|
Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
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!).
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!
$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.