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The Oxford book of scarytales

Author: Dennis Pepper
Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Collection of scary stories by various authors.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Pepper
ISBN: 0192781316 9780192781314
OCLC Number: 60000130
Description: 155 pages
Contents: This is the key to the castle / Dave Calder --
Dear Jan --
/ Sheila Lavelle --
Slam and the ghosts / Kevin Crossley-Holland --
Crossing over / Catherine Storr --
Miller's end / Charles Causley --
A change of aunts / Vivien Alcock --
Tiger in the snow / Daniel Wynn Barber --
Camilla / Adele Geras --
Emperors of the island / Dannie Abse --
The shiner / Grace Hallworth --
Prince Kano / Edward Lowbury --
Wiley and the hairy man / Virginia Haviland --
The start of a memorable holiday / Roy Fuller --
The great swallowing monster / Geraldine McCaughrean --
The Slitherydee / Robert Scott --
Who's that? / James Kirkup --
Bush lion / Robert Scott --
Eyes of the cat / Ruskin Bond --
Timmy / Alison Prince --
The visitor / Ian Serraillier --
The big black unbrella / Maria Leach --
Dare you / Robert Scott --
My great-grandfather's grave-digging / Susan Price --
Poem / Hugh Sykes Davies --
Bronwen and the crows / Alison Leonard --
Supermarket / Dennis Hamley --
The cave / Gregory Harrison --
The hawk / John Gordon --
No-good Claus / Jan Mark --
Pteranodon / Douglas Livingstone --
The leopard in the rafters / Marilyn Watts --
The friendly ghost / A.C. Bolton --
Kiitos! Kiitos! / Rachel Hands --
Empty fears / Brian Lee.
Responsibility: [edited by] Dennis Pepper.

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An anthology of scary but not frightening stories, some drawn from traditional sources, others from a variety of culture and traditions, and some especially written for this book.  Read more...

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