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Author Schwartz, Alvin.

Title Scary stories to tell in the dark / collected from folklore and retold by Alvin Schwarz ; drawings by Stephen Gammell.

Imprint New York : Scholastic, 1981.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Hastings Branch Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 398.20973 SCH    Available
Description viii, 111 pages : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary Stories of ghosts and witches, "jump" stories, scary songs, and modern-day scary stories.
Performer Drawings by Stephen Gammell.
Contents The big toe -- The walk -- "What do you come for?" -- Me Tie Dough-ty Walker! -- A man who lived in Leeds -- Old woman all skin and bone -- The thing -- Cold as clay -- The white wolf -- The haunted house -- The guests -- The hearse song -- The girl who stood on a grave -- A new horse -- Alligators -- Room for one more -- The Wendigo -- The dead man's brains -- "May I carry your basket?" -- The hook -- The white satin evening gown -- High beams -- The babysitter -- The viper -- The attic -- The slithery-dee -- Aaron Kelly's bones -- Wait till Martin comes -- The ghost with the bloody fingers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 105-110.).
Subject Ghost stories, American.
Tales, American.
Horror stories.
Folklore -- United States.
Tales -- United States.
Ghosts -- Folklore.
Genre/Form Ghost stories.
ISBN 0590431978 (pbk.)
9780590431972 (pbk.)

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