Diane Goode's Book of Scary Stories and Songs

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Lucia Monfried
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 64 pages
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A host of delightfully scary characters awaits anyone who opens this collection of spooky stories, poems, and songs from around the world. From old favorites like "The Worms Crawl In" to lesser-known gems from the Sioux, African-American, and Tirolean folk traditions, these selections will send a shiver down the spine of every reader who loves a little scary, silly fun. Dramatic illustrations by Caldecott Honor medalist Diane Goode capture the spirit of these unforgettable tales and verses. "Consistently entertaining." -- "Booklist

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About the author (1998)

Diane Goode was born in New York City. She has written seven and created the paintings for 55 highly acclaimed children's picture books, including the Caldecott Honor Book When I Was Young in the Mountains by Cynthia Rylant. Diane's other awards include, New York Times Best Seller Lists, ALA Notable(s), ABA Pick of the Lists, Oppenheim Platinum Book Award(s), Top Ten English Speaking Union of the United States Ambassador of Honor, Parent's Choice Award, Teacher's Choice Award, International Reading Association CBC, Children's Choice, Library of Congress Children's Book of the Year, National Council of Social Studies- Children's Book Council, Society of Illustrators Certificate(s )of Merit, NY Public Library 100 Titles of Reading & Sharing, Book List, and Children's Editor's Choice. Diane is the illustrator of New York Times bestseller Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies by Cokie Roberts.

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