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Scary Stories (Kingfisher Book Of...)
Synopses & Reviews
Here are ghouls, goblins, and ghosts galore! With its chilling mix of contemporary stories and retellings of old favorites, this anthology is illustrated with haunting detail and offers a satisfying, spooky read. The tales from top-notch writers make this an ideal read-aloud for Halloween, and a must-have gift book for all young fright fans.
Among the scary stories included are:
Widdershins by Ann Turnbull
A Face in the Dark by Ruskin Bond
The Bravest Man in the World retold by Robert Hull
Tsipporah by Adâimp;quest;le Geras
An Oddment by Chris Powling
Bush Medicine by Faustin Charles
Mine by Anthony Masters
A Loathly Lady by Susan Price
The Ghost on Saturday Night by Sid Fleischman
Siren Song by Vivien Alcock
With a chilling mix of contemporary tales, and retellings of old favorites, this anthology of ghost stories is illustrated in haunting detail and offers a satisfying, spooky read that makes an ideal read-aloud for Halloween. Full color.
About the Author
Chris Powling is the author of many books for children including Hiccup Harry.
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