Diane Goode's Book of Scary Stories and Songs
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 64 pages
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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