Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones

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San Val, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 128 pages
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Grand master of folklore Alvin Schwartz's three popular collections are filled with eerie tales of horror and dark revenge that will make you jump with fright.

Splendidly creepy drawings from Caldecott-winning artist Stephen Gammell perfectly capture the mood of these chilling books.

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Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones has not won any awards thus far. It is a short collection of various folklore and myths from around the world, with stories of death, scarecrows, boo ... Read full review

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Some familiar stories combined with some newer short horror stories. The illustrations make this book Read full review

About the author (1991)

Alvin Schwartz was born April 25, 1927.Schwartz began his career as a journalist, but, after the publication of his bestselling book A Twister of Twists, a Tangler of Tongues, he devoted himself to becoming a collector and arranger of folk wisdom, rhyme, and silliness. Schwartz is known for a body of work of more than two dozen books of folklore for young readers that explore everything from wordplay and humor to tales and legends of all kinds.

Stephen Gammell's drawings have appeared in a number of books for children, including Alvin Schwartz's Scary Stories to tell in the Dark, More Scary Stories To Tell in The Dark, and Scary Stories 3. He is the winner of the Caldecott Medal for his drawings in Song and Dance Man by Karen Ackerman, and his art in Where the Buffaloes Begin by Olaf Baker earned him a Caldecott Honor award, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, and a New York Times Best Illustrated Books award. Other recent books he has illustrated include Will's Mammoth by Rafe Martin, andDancing Teepees: Poems of American Indian Youth by Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve.

Mr. Gammell lives with his wife in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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