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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

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.

Synopsis:

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307545961
Subtitle:
Thirty Chilling Tales
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Illustrator:
Coville, Katherine
Illustrator:
Katherine Coville
Calligrapher:
Coville, Katherine
Author:
Robert D. San Souci
Author:
Robert D. San Souci
Author:
Coville, Katherine
Author:
San Souci, Robert D.
Author:
Katherine Coville
Author:
s, including Nathaniel Hawthorne and Washington Irving.
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Horror & Ghost Stories
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
Subject:
Horror & Ghost Stories
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Ghosts
Subject:
Ghost stories
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Children s-Scary Stories
Subject:
Children s-Scary Story Collections
Subject:
Children s Fairy Tales-Anthologies
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-Scary Stories
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20010911
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Grade Level:
5-7
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Age Level:
10-12

Related Subjects

Children's » Fairy Tales » Anthologies
Children's » General
Children's » Scary Stories
Children's » Scary Stories » General
Fiction and Poetry » Horror » General
Humanities » Mythology » Folklore and Storytelling

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Product details 192 pages Random House Children's Books - English 9780307545961 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , 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.
"Synopsis" by , A collection of thirty short and spooky tales from the folklore of Russia, Virginia, Ireland, Canada, and other areas of the world.
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