Synopses & Reviews
Everybody loves a scare--but nobody more than kids. A collection of 23 spooky tales from a variety of ethnic traditions will keep children of all ages sleeping with one eye open and on the edge of mastering their own fears. Includes illustrations, collection notes, pronunciation guide, age-level guide and afterword.
Everybody loves a scary story, and nobody more than kids, but these tales collected from kids themselves are particular favorites. These are the traditional scary stories kids tell most often and most often ask to be told.
Everybody loves a scary story and nobody more than kids, but these tales collected from kids themselves - are particular favorites. These traditional scary stories are the ones that kids ask for the most. Children love to hear how Wylie outwitted the terrible Hairy Man, how Skunnee Wundee and an unexpected friend got the best of the fierce Stone Giant. Shivery stories of vengeful ghosts, spooky stories of witches and spirits, and giggly stories that turn fear into fun are part of this collection. Symbols precede each story to indicate the most appropriate age group. The stories in this multicultural collection come from the Ozark Mountains, the desert Southwest, even Japan and Hawaii, as well Native American tribal stories, Yiddish tales, and even Laotian legends."