Chronicle Books, Aug 17, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 184 pages
Goose bumps along your arms, the hairs rising on the back of your neck, these are the sure signs you're immersed in a great scary story. Featuring classic stories by such timeless authors as Edgar Allan Poe, O. Henry, Bram Stoker, Washington Irving, H. P. Lovecraft, Ambrose Bierce, and H. G. Wells, this spellbinding collection also includes modern masterpieces by contemporary legends like Stephen King, Roald Dahl, Shirley Jackson, Joyce Carol Oates, and Ray Bradbury.
Celebrated artist Barry Moser's twenty unforgettable engravings capture all the suspense and horror in these brilliant stories, making this a deluxe illustrated edition that readers of all ages will want to return to again and again...if they dare!
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Review: Scary StoriesUser Review - Debra - Goodreads
A collection of some familiar good ole scary stories and a bunch I'd never encountered before. Excellent illustrations, too. Glad I picked this one up. Read full review
Review: Scary StoriesUser Review - Enid - Goodreads
These short stories weren't even as scary as any of the Goosebumps series. Only the story by Winston Churchill called "Man Overboard!" merited a small chuckle. Read full review
Introduction By Peter Glassman
Miriam By Truman Capote
The TellTale Heart By Edgar Allan Poe
The Squaw fly Bram Stoker
Here There Be Tygers By Stephen King
The BusConductor By E f Benson