Synopses & Reviews
Storytellers know -- just as they have for hundreds and hundreds of years -- that everyone enjoys a good, scary story!
Alvin Schwartz's Scary Stories 3 joins his other popular collections of scary folklore, Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark and More Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark, to give readers spooky, funny and fantastic tales guaranteed to raise goose bumps.
Who is the Wolf girl? Why is a hearse filled with men with yellow glowing eyes? Can a nightmare become reality? How do you avoid an appointment with Death?
Stephen Gammell's splendidly creepy drawings perfectly capture the mood of more than two dozens scary stories -- and even a scary song -- all just right for reading along or for telling aloud in the dark..
Buckeye Children s Book Award (Ohio)
The dark is alive with sounds: a creak, a thump, a moan--or is it just the wind? Filled with chilling shrieks and bloodcurdling laughter, Schwartz's new collection of 25 terrifying tales filled with stories of swamp creatures, strange dreams that come true, and even children raised by wild animals. Illustrations.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-113).
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.
Table of Contents
The appointment -- The bus stop -- Faster and faster -- Just delicious -- Hello, Kate! -- The black dog -- Footsteps -- Like cats' eyes --Bess -- Harold -- The dead hand -- Such things happen -- The wolf girl -- The dream -- Sam's new pet -- Maybe you will remember -- The red spot -- No, thanks -- The trouble -- Strangers -- The hog -- Is something wrong? -- It's him! -- T-H-U-P-P-P-P-P-P-P! -- You may be next...