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Short & Shivery: Thirty Chilling Talesby Katherine Coville
Synopses & Reviews
Thirty hair-raising tales, selected from international ghostlore, have been skillfully retold especially for young people. Eerie black-and-white illustrations, ghastly details, and strong, shuddery endings make these the kind of stories young readers crave. Famous stories like “The Robber Bridegroom” by the Brothers Grimm, “Tailypo,” and “The Golem” are included, as well as retellings of stories by some of the world’s greatest authors, including Nathaniel Hawthorne and Washington Irving.
Thirty hair-raising tales by some of the world's most famous authors have been skillfully retold here especially for young readers. Includes such famous chillers as the Brothers Grimm's "The Robber Bridegroom", "The Golem", and tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Washington Irving. Illustrations.
A collection of thirty short and spooky tales from the folklore of Russia, Virginia, Ireland, Canada, and other areas of the world.
About the Author
Robert D. San Souci is the award-winning author of many books for young readers.
Table of Contents
The Robber bridegroom — Jack Frost — The Waterfall of Ghosts — The Ghost's Cap — The Witch Cat — The Green Mist — The Cegua — The Ghostly Little Girl — The Midnight Mass of the Dead — Tailypo — Lady Eleanore's mantle — The Soldier and the Vampire — The Skeleton's Dance — Scared to death — Swallowed alive — The Deacon's Ghost — Nuckelavee — The Adventure of the German Student — Bill Mosby's Night Ride — The Hunter in the Haunted Forest — Brother and Sister — The Lovers of Dismal Swamp — Boneless — The Death Waltz — The Ghost of Misery Hill — The Loup-Garou (The Werewolf) — The Golem — Lavender — The Goblin Spider — The Halloween pony.
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