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The Oxford book of scary tales

The Oxford book of scary tales

Author: Dennis Pepper
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats

An anthology of scary stories, some drawn from traditional sources, others from a variety of cultures and traditions. The editor has also included some original horror tales in this collection.


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Genre/Form: children
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Pepper
ISBN: 0192781103 9780192781109 0192781316 9780192781314
OCLC Number: 35674562
Notes: First published 1992.
Description: 155 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: This is the key to the castle / Dave Calder --
Dear Jane ... / Sheila Lavelle --
Slam and the ghosts / Kevin Crosley-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 umbrella / 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: [compiled by] Dennis Pepper.
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