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The Resource Scary stories to tell in the dark : collected from folklore, retold by Alvin Schwartz ; illustrated by Brett Helquist

Scary stories to tell in the dark : collected from folklore, retold by Alvin Schwartz ; illustrated by Brett Helquist

Label
Scary stories to tell in the dark : collected from folklore
Title
Scary stories to tell in the dark
Title remainder
collected from folklore
Statement of responsibility
retold by Alvin Schwartz ; illustrated by Brett Helquist
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Tapped from the oral traditions of American folklore, these ghost stories and tales of weird happenings, witches, and graveyards have startling, funny, or surprising endings
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1927-1992
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Schwartz, Alvin
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ
Literary form
non fiction
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Helquist, Brett
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  • Tales
  • Ghost stories
  • Folklore
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Scary stories to tell in the dark : collected from folklore, retold by Alvin Schwartz ; illustrated by Brett Helquist
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-111)
Contents
  • Cold as clay
  • The white wolf
  • The haunted house
  • The guests
  • The hearse song
  • The gir who stood on a grave
  • A new horse
  • Alligators
  • Room for one more
  • The wendigo
  • "AAAAAAAAAAAH!"
  • 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 big toe
  • The ghost with the bloody fingers
  • 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
Control code
ocn456179702
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Reillustrated ed.
Extent
113 p.
Isbn
9780060835194
Lccn
2009934072
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)456179702
  • a947600
Label
Scary stories to tell in the dark : collected from folklore, retold by Alvin Schwartz ; illustrated by Brett Helquist
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 105-111)
Contents
  • Cold as clay
  • The white wolf
  • The haunted house
  • The guests
  • The hearse song
  • The gir who stood on a grave
  • A new horse
  • Alligators
  • Room for one more
  • The wendigo
  • "AAAAAAAAAAAH!"
  • 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 big toe
  • The ghost with the bloody fingers
  • 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
Control code
ocn456179702
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Reillustrated ed.
Extent
113 p.
Isbn
9780060835194
Lccn
2009934072
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)456179702
  • a947600

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