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Scary stories to tell in the dark

Author: Alvin Schwartz; Stephen Gammell
Publisher: New York : Lippincott, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Stories of ghosts and witches, "jump" stories, scary songs, and modern-day scary stories.
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Genre/Form: Ghost stories
Tales
Folklore
Young adult nonfiction
Horror fiction
Horror stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alvin Schwartz; Stephen Gammell
ISBN: 0397319266 9780397319268 0397319274 9780397319275 0064401707 9780064401708 0061070165 9780061070167 0606005706 9780606005708 9780758767264 0758767269 9781536431124 1536431125
OCLC Number: 7460473
Description: viii, 111 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: collected from American folklore by Alvin Schwartz ; with drawings by Stephen Gammell.
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Stories of ghosts and witches, "jump" stories, scary songs, and modern-day scary stories.

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Kids love this book!

by morrisohionet (WorldCat user published 2006-10-02) Excellent Permalink
As a former children's librarian, I have to say this was consistently one of the most popular non-fiction items in any collection I ever had. I hope you enjoy it too!
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