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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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    Juliet's Nurse

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Even more short & shivery: (forty-five chilling tales )

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Publisher Comments:

Available for the first time in a Yearling edition, Robert D. San Souci contiues the chills and thrills with tales guaranteed to give you goosebumps! Thirty spine-chilling stories from around the world provide plenty of shivers in this spooky collection. Curl up with old friends like Washington Irving's Guests from Gibbet Island and Charles Dickens's Chips. Or make the acquaintance of The Skull That Spoke and The Monster of Baylock--but beware of spectral visitors like The Blood-Drawing Ghost. This exciting mixture of classic and contemporary tales from Mexico, China, Poland, Nigeria, and other lands near and far is perfect for hair-raising reading!

Table of Contents

Mouse tower — Devil and Tom Walker — Greedy daughter — Pirate — Golden arm — Serpent woman — Loft the enhancer — Accursed house — Escape up the tree — Thing in the woods — King of the cats — Dead mother — Knock... knock ... knock — Twice surprised — Appointment in Samarra — Deer woman — Maggot — Witch woman — Berbalangs — Dancing dead of Shark Island — That I see, but this I sew — La Guiablesse — Blood-drawing ghost — Guests from Gibbet Island

Product Details

ISBN:
9780439042338
Subtitle:
(forty-five chilling tales )
ill.:
Rogers, Jacqueline.
Publisher:
Scholastic
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Supernatural
Subject:
Ghosts
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Ghost stories
Series Volume:
m630.
Publication Date:
1998
Grade Level:
Elementary and junior high
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
234 p.

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