Synopses & Reviews
"Young readers will delight in Schwartz's newest collection of frightening folk tales, beginning with the double-chinned ghosts floating across the front cover and ending with the tombstone that closes the book.Schwartz's choice of stories reflects his gift for recognizing what will motivate children to learn to read. Chess's illustrations balance the scary stories by introducing many humorous touches." —H.
Do you believe in ghosts?
Some people do . . .
These spooky -- and funny -- tales about singing ghosts, toast-eating ghosts, and ghosts no one even guesses are sure to send shivers up and down your spine.
Why not retell them to your friends and see if you can make their spines tingle, too?
About the Author
Alvin Schwartz is known for his more than two dozen books of folklore for young readers that explore everything from wordplay and humor to tales and legends of all kinds. Don't miss his other Scary Stories collections, including More Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark and Scary Stories 3.