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When the lights go out : twenty scary tales to tell

Author: Margaret Read MacDonald; Roxane Murphy
Publisher: [Bronx, N.Y.] : H.W. Wilson Co., 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Designed primarily as a collection of scary fare for adults to tell elementary-age children, the tales may be read and some even told by children. Also contains notes on the stories.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
MacDonald, Margaret Read, 1940-
When the lights go out.
[Bronx, N.Y.] : H.W. Wilson Co., 1988
(OCoLC)891416657
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Read MacDonald; Roxane Murphy
ISBN: 082420770X 9780824207700
OCLC Number: 17841203
Description: viii, 176 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Tales. Little Buttercup --
The Wee Little Tyke --
Looking for home --
Wicked John and the devil --
The great red cat --
The wizard clip --
The tinker and the ghost --
The conjure wives --
Sop doll --
The hobyahs --
Old Ben --
Sam'l --
The cat with the beckoning paw --
Totanguak --
The red silk handkerchief --
The strange visitor --
Who lives in the skull? --
Let's go on a ghost hunt! --
The tale of a black cat --
Witches' brew --
pt. 2. Sources. Short spooky tales --
Tellable folktales in picture-book format --
Enhance your storytime with poetry --
Belief legends.
Responsibility: by Margaret Read MacDonald ; illustrations by Roxane Murphy.

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Designed primarily as a collection of scary fare for adults to tell elementary-age children, the tales may be read and some even told by children. Also contains notes on the stories.

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