Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Are you brave enough for Scary Stories?
Some boys and girls were at a party one night. There was a graveyard down the street, and they were talking about how scary it was.
"Don't ever stand on a grave after dark," one of the boys said. "The person inside will grab you."
"A grave doesn't scare me," said one of the girls. "I'll do it right now. . . ."
Welcome to the macabre world of Scary Stories, where folklorist Alvin Schwartz offers up the most alarming collection of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time. Here is a selection of extraordinarily chilling tales along with spine-tingling illustrations by renowned artist Brett Helquist.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - heart77 - LibraryThing
It scared me when I was a kid, but now it invokes a weird feeling of nostalgic camaraderie with other people of my age group. The illustrator really knew their stuff. I guess they re-published it, a new edition with less scary illustrations. The stories are good, anyway. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tapestry100 - LibraryThing
After hearing about Guillermo del Toro picking up this series for a movie, and realizing that here is yet another book that everyone around me seems to have read except for me (this seems to be the ... Read full review