Synopses & Reviews
Do you like to be scared?
Ellen had just fallen asleep when she heard a strange voice.
"Ellen," it whispered, "I am coming up the stairs."
Ellen was frightened and called her parents, but they didn't hear her, and they didn't come. . . .
Welcome to the frightening world of Scary Stories, a collection of folklorist Alvin Schwartzs most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time, with spine-tingling illustrations by renowned artist Brett Helquist.
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.