More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

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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 Schwartz's most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time, with spine-tingling illustrations by renowned artist Brett Helquist.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 454g
  • HarperCollins
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • black & white illustrations, frontispiece
  • 0060835222
  • 9780060835224
  • 111,279

Back cover copy

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 Schwartz's most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time, with spine-tingling illustrations by renowned artist Brett Helquist.
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About Alvin Schwartz

Alvin Schwartz is known for a body of work of more than two dozen books of folklore for young readers that explores everything from wordplay and humor to tales and legends of all kinds. His collections of scary stories-Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Scary Stories 3, and two I Can Read books, In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories and Ghosts!-are just one part of his matchless folklore collection. Brett Helquist's celebrated art has graced books from the charming Bedtime for Bear, which he also wrote, to the New York Times-bestselling A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket to the glorious picture book adaptation of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol. He lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.
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14,356 ratings
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4 29% (4,130)
3 21% (2,977)
2 4% (630)
1 1% (166)
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