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Scared silly : 25 tales to tickle and thrill

Author: Dianne De las Casas; Soleil Lisette
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Collects twenty-five scary stories, rated on a scale of tame to spooky, with gesture, movement, prop, and voice suggestions to captivate an audience.
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Genre/Form: Horror fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dianne De las Casas; Soleil Lisette
ISBN: 9781591587323 1591587328
OCLC Number: 422757063
Notes: "A Teacher Ideas Press book."
Awards: Winner of Storytelling World Award (Honors), 2011 2011 (United States)
Description: ix, 96 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Why tell a scary story? --
How to tell a scary story: various "scarious" --
How to determine the age appropriateness of your story selection --
Establishing an environment of trust --
Storytelling with pacing, timing, pitch and tone --
Thirteen tips for telling spooky stories --
The spook-o-meter --
A dark, dark story --
The attic --
Blood red lips --
Bloody finger --
The coffin --
The ghost of Mable Gable --
Going on a ghost hunt --
The golden arm --
The graveyard dare --
The great big hairy toe --
The green, green ribbon --
The gunny wolf --
The hitchhiker --
I know an old lady who swallowed a cat --
Rap, rap, rap --
Raw head and bloody bones --
The strange visitor --
Taily Po --
The teeny-tiny woman --
Tilly and the heebie-jeebie man --
The viper --
Wait till Bubba comes --
Who took my money? --
Who will keep me company? --
Wiley and the Hairy Man.
Responsibility: Dianne de Las Casas ; illustrated by Soleil Lisette.
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Award-winning storyteller Dianne de Las Casas offers a primer on how to tell a spooky story, with 25 tales organized by age appropriateness and tips on how to effectively tell each tale.  Read more...

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". . . a welcome and highly recommended addition to academic library and community library staff resource collections." - Midwest Book Review

 
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