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Scary myths and legends from around the world

Author: Neal Yamamoto; Matt Nelson
Publisher: Los Angeles : Lowell House Juvenile ; Chicago : Contemporary Books, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English
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A collection of horror stories, some based on ancient legends, from such places as Canada, Peru, Norway, Greece, China, and the United States.
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Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neal Yamamoto; Matt Nelson
ISBN: 1565657780 9781565657786
OCLC Number: 36739516
Notes: "A Roxbury Park book"--Cover p. [4].
Description: vi, 89 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: A prayer to Bishamon (Japan) --
The Draug (Norway) --
The cat and the Condenado (Peru) --
Pickup on Interstate 12 (U.S.A) --
King Solomon and the king of the Jinn (Iraq) --
Warlock (Russia) --
The lizard boy (Australia) --
No room at the inn ... of death (China) --
The black spider (Switzerland) --
Rakshasas (India) --
The golden arm (England) --
The talking skull --
(Congo) --
Lycanthropy (Greece) --
Serpent woman (Spain) --
The corpse and Tommy O'Toole (Ireland) --
Wendigo (Canada)
Responsibility: retold by Neal Yamamoto ; illustrations by Matthew Nelson.

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