Scary Stories

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Chronicle Books, Aug 17, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 184 pages
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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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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
Excerpt from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow By Washington Irving
The Furnished Room By O Henry
The Music on the Hill BySaki
Fingers on the Back of the Neck By Margaret Mahy

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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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