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Aug 27, 2002
| ISBN 9780440418573
| Middle Grade (8-12)
Mar 02, 2011
| ISBN 9780307781741
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Aug 27, 2002 | ISBN 9780440418573 | Middle Grade (8-12)
Mar 02, 2011 | ISBN 9780307781741 | Middle Grade (8-12)
From around the world comes this spooky collection of short stories and folktales: ghosts, ghouls, vampires, and skeletons galore to satisfy all horror hounds and thrill seekers! Something was approaching the house, and growing larger the nearer it came. Coming closer . . . and closer . . . Suddenly, she heard a blood-chilling scratch, scratch, scratch at the window. . . . Shiver, shake, and shudder! Be prepared for goose bumps when you read these thirty stories that will scare you silly—if you dare to keep reading. . . . Ghouls, vengeful spirits, the walking dead, and deals with devils! Horror lives in every corner of the globe, from China to Virginia, Brazil to Japan, Haiti to Nigeria. The most terrifying stories on earth will keep you up all night and are perfect to read to your friends. Can they handle it?
Thirty hair-raising stories from around the world fill this spooky collection with delicious shivers and spine-tingling chills—perfect for fans of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark! Sit down and meet “The Vampire Cat,” “The Draug” and “The Rolling Head”; or take a stroll with “The Thing in the Woods.” You’ll find favorites such as “The Golden Arm” and startling new stories such as “Knock…Knock…Knock,” vividly told with plenty of ghastly details and spooky endings. There’s something here for everyone who likes a good shudder…but be prepared for goose bumps! Twenty delightfully creepy illustrations by Katherine Coville and Jacqueline Rogers highlight this companion to Robert San Souci’s first collection of scary stories, Short & Shivery.
Robert D. San Souci is the award-winning author of many popular books for young readers, including the Short & Shivery books, and the quartet of picture books about Arthurian legends, Young Merlin, Young Guinevere, Young Lancelot, and Young Arthur.
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