Scary Stories

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Chronicle Books, Aug 17, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 184 pages
8 Reviews
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 Stories

User 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 Stories

User 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

Contents

Introduction By Peter Glassman
5
Miriam By Truman Capote
27
The TellTale Heart By Edgar Allan Poe
40
The Squaw fly Bram Stoker
54
Here There Be Tygers By Stephen King
67
The BusConductor By E f Benson
88
Excerpt from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow By Washington Irving
111
The Furnished Room By O Henry
130
The Music on the Hill BySaki
152
Fingers on the Back of the Neck By Margaret Mahy
165
Credits
183
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About the author (2006)

Barry Moser is one of America's most distinguished artists and the illustrator of many books for children. Mr. Moser lives in Massachusetts.

Peter Glassman is the owner of Books of Wonder, the well-known New York City bookstore.

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