Spooktacular Tales 25 Just Scary Enough Stories

Spooktacular Tales  25 Just Scary Enough Stories
Author: Dianne de Las Casas
Publsiher: ABC-CLIO
Total Pages: 89
Release: 2015-11-10
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN: 9781440836916

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Written by a popular performer and well-known storyteller, this entertaining compendium reveals the secrets for suspenseful storytelling and features 25 spooky stories for audiences of all ages. • Explains the tangible benefits of scary stories to young audiences • Includes source notes for story adaptations • Provides a list of both print and web story resources • Offers stories ranging from suspenseful to comical to thrilling • Rates how scary each story is and for which audience it is intended

Ghostly Tales

Ghostly Tales
Author: Chronicle Books
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2017-07-25
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1452159270

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A vengeful phantom lurks in a country graveyard. A whaling crew becomes trapped on a haunted ship. A human skull is kept locked in a cupboard, but sometimes at night, it screams. . . . This collection of tales transports the reader to a time when staircases creaked in old manor houses, and a candle could be blown out by a gust of wind, or by a passing ghost. Penned by some of the greatest Victorian novelists and masters of the ghost story genre, each story is illustrated with exquisitely eerie artwork in this special gift edition featuring an embossed textured case and a ribbon marker.

More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Author: Alvin Schwartz
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 112
Release: 2019-04-02
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9780062682864

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The iconic anthology series of horror tales that's now a feature film! More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a timeless collection of chillingly scary tales and legends. Folklorist Alvin Schwartz offers up some of the most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time. Available for the first time as an ebook, Stephen Gammell’s artwork from the original More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark appears in all its spooky glory. Read if you dare! And don't miss Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and Scary Stories 3!

The Mammoth Book of Halloween Stories

The Mammoth Book of Halloween Stories
Author: Stephen Jones
Publsiher: Skyhorse
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2018-09-18
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1510736433

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Twenty-six terrifying tales set on the scariest night of the year! Treat yourself to some very tricky stories! Halloween . . . All Hallows’ Eve . . . Samhain . . . Día de los Muertos . . . the Day the Dead Come Back . . . When the barriers between the worlds are at their weakest—when ghosts, goblins, and grisly things can cross over into our dimension—then for a single night each year the natural becomes the supernatural, the normal becomes the paranormal, and nobody is safe from their most intimate and terrifying fears. The Mammoth Book of Halloween Stories brings you a dark feast of frightening fiction by some of the most successful and respected horror writers working today, including Ramsey Campbell, Neil Gaiman, Joe R. Lansdale, Helen Marshall, Richard Christian Matheson, Robert Shearman, Robert Silverberg, Angela Slatter, Steve Rasnic Tem, and many more, along with a very special contribution by award-winning poet Jane Yolen. Here you will encounter witches, ghosts, monsters, psychos, demonic nuns, and even Death himself in this spooky selection of stories set on the night when evil walks the earth . . .

That One Spooky Night

That One Spooky Night
Author: Dan Bar-el,David Huyck
Publsiher: Kids Can Press Ltd
Total Pages: 75
Release: 2012-09-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9781554537525

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There can only be one night a year when a broom will go in search of a witch, when mermaids might swim in a bathtub and when a house party can get a little too batty. Here are three strange stories about that one spooky night!

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
Author: Alvin Schwartz
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 128
Release: 2019-04-02
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9780062682840

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The iconic anthology series of horror tales that's now a feature film! Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a timeless collection of chillingly scary tales and legends, in which folklorist Alvin Schwartz offers up some of the most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time. Available for the first time as an ebook, Stephen Gammell’s artwork from the original Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark appears in all its spooky glory. Read if you dare! And don't miss More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and Scary Stories 3!

Halloween Stories Bundle 5 Books In 1

Halloween Stories Bundle  5 Books In 1
Author: Uncle Amon
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 102
Release: 2016-09-10
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 1537531123

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Spooky Halloween Story Bundle (5 Books in 1) Happy Halloween! Halloween is upon us. All the ghosts and goblins are out and about. Do you have what it takes to read these spooky stories!? 25 spooky stories for kids Funny Halloween jokes Halloween coloring book pages Fun mazes and puzzles An entire bundle of Halloween fun These stories are great for ghost stories and spooky tales to be read aloud with friends and family!

Monstrous Tales

Monstrous Tales
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2020-09-15
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781452182896

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Monstrous Tales is a collection of traditional folktales about bewitching and bloodthirsty creatures. Translated and transcribed in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, these tales celebrate the diversity of—and surprising resonances among—folklore traditions around the world. Welcome to a world of magical adventure: a mysterious wolf pursues a bridegroom through a dark forest, a princess is trapped in a monster's body, and a dragon is coming with a storm in its wake. • The tales come alive alongside spellbinding contemporary art by Chinese illustrator Sija Hong. • Each story transports readers to a different enthralling world. • Part of the popular Tales series, featuring Tales of Japan, Celtic Tales, and Tales of India As readers roam from Japan to Nigeria and Ireland to Guyana, they'll witness deadly pacts, heroic feats, and otherworldly journeys. Features tales from Australia, China, Estonia, Finland, France, Great Sioux Nation, Guyana, Iceland, India, Inuit Nunangat, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Nigeria, Philippines, Pueblo of Isleta, Scotland, South Africa, Syria, Turkey, and Ukraine. • Perfect for fairy tale and folklore lovers, fans of monsters and creatures, collectors of illustrated classics, adults and teens alike, and bibliophiles • Great for those who enjoyed books like Through the Woods by Emily Carroll; The World of Lore: Monstrous Creatures by Aaron Mahnke; and Giants, Monsters, and Dragons: An Encyclopedia of Folklore, Legend, and Myth by Carol Rose

Creepy Carrots

Creepy Carrots
Author: Aaron Reynolds
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2012-08-21
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9781442453098

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In this Caldecott Honor–winning picture book, The Twilight Zone comes to the carrot patch as a rabbit fears his favorite treats are out to get him. Includes audio! Jasper Rabbit loves carrots—especially Crackenhopper Field carrots. He eats them on the way to school. He eats them going to Little League. He eats them walking home. Until the day the carrots start following him...or are they? Celebrated artist Peter Brown’s stylish illustrations pair perfectly with Aaron Reynold’s text in this hilarious picture book that shows it’s all fun and games…until you get too greedy.

Celtic Tales

Celtic Tales
Author: Kate Forrester
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2016-08-30
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781452152844

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It's an absorbing introduction to the lore of Albion, but readers will also enjoy teasing out similarities between these tales and more familiar ones." — Publishers Weekly Perilous quests, true love, and animals that talk: The traditional stories of Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, and Wales transport us to the fantastical world of Celtic folklore. • This Celtic mythology book features 16 stores that were translated and transcribed by folklorists in the late 19th and 20th centuries that focus on themes such as Tricksters, The Sea, Quests, and Romance and mythological creatures. • These timeless tales brim with wit and magic, and each one is brought to life with elegant silhouette art in this special illustrated edition • Celtic Tales is an extraordinary collection that conjures forgotten realms and rare magical creatures in vivid prose Discover the impactful and stunning illustrations by Kate Forrester in this special edition that is sure to impress any true fan of cultural and mythological literature. Discover delightfully entertaining tales such as Master and Man, The Soul Cages, The Red-Etin, and The Witch of Lok Island. Celtic Tales makes an impressive gift for any fan of greek mythology, roman mythology, Chinese mythology, and folklore and cultural studies from around the globe.

Scary Scary Halloween

Scary  Scary Halloween
Author: Eve Bunting
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 36
Release: 1988-09
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 089919799X

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"I peer outside, there's something there. That makes me shiver, spikes my hair. It must be Halloween. Four pairs of eyes stare from the blackness to watch fearsome creatures trick-or-treat. Vampires prowl; witches and ghosts glide past. A sheeted creature thumps his feet on the steps and drags his claws across the floor. This fall favorite is now a book and CD, with optional page-turn signals and spooky sound effects, sure to capture the eerie feeling of Halloween for little ones excited to trick-or-treat"--Publisher description.

Scary Stories to Tell If You Dare 2

Scary Stories to Tell If You Dare 2
Author: Joe Oliveto
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 69
Release: 2018-01-13
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 197347963X

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Did you love reading classics like Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark as a child? Then you'll love the second entry in the Scary Stories to Tell if You Dare series. Inspired by kids classics like Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, The Scary Story Reader, and The Scariest Stories You've Ever Heard, Scary Stories to Tell if You Dare is a creepy collection of urban legends and frightening tales from folklore. Each story is accompanied by its own illustration.Stories include...On the Hunt - When a hunter goes missing, it seems his spirit is out for vengeance from beyond the grave.Light - A young boy follows a mysterious light through the woods, even as it leads him deeper and deeper into the forest.In the Snow - A terrifying clue left behind in the snow proves a young girl's imaginary nighttime visitor might not be imaginary at all...These stories, and many more, make Scary Stories to Tell if You Dare 2 the perfect gift for anyone who loves creepy tales from folklore.Be sure to check out other entries in the series too!

The Halloween Store and Other Tales of All Hallows Eve

The Halloween Store and Other Tales of All Hallows  Eve
Author: Ronald Kelly
Publsiher: Crossroad Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2020-09-25
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9182736450XXX

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When you first enter The Halloween Store, things seem normal. Fun and frightful decorations, ghastly costumes and masks of the season, and bags of candy galore. Then, as you travel farther into its shadowy depths, things begin to change. The air smells of damp autumn leaves and candle-scorched pumpkin. The shelves of All Hallows’ Eve fare grow darker and more disturbing. Strange and unsettling things of Halloweens past and present lurk amid the cobwebs and dust… Four trick-or-treaters purchase vintage costumes from a strip-mall shop, only to discover that they must sign a mysterious disclaimer for the Halloween celebration to come… After a man’s missing daughter is found–near death and physically altered–he must once again face a horrifying monster from his own childhood… A teenage girl hitches a ride after a Halloween rock & roll concert, only to learn that her favorite singing idol has made a pact with the Devil himself… Three kids receive unusual treats during a Halloween stop at their favorite teacher’s house… During a random visit to his hometown, a businessman treats a young boy to the joy and excitement of a Halloween festival, only to find that things are not what they first appeared to be… A rash of ghoulish jack-o’-lanterns leads a small-town sheriff to the doorstep of one of the most notorious serial killers of all time… An advertisement in the back of an old comic book prompts two friends to place an order that they soon come to regret… Seven horrific tales and two nostalgic essays… hand-picked for your Trick-or-Treat bag. With the arrival of a 2020 Halloween, there is no telling what terrifying treats and petrifying prizes may await you!

Russian Tales

Russian Tales
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2021-09-07
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781797214788

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Rediscover the magic of Russian folktales in a breathtaking illustrated edition. This collection of traditional stories will sweep you away to the birch forests and ornate palaces of Russia. You'll meet a mysterious girl born from the snow, a terrifying Baba Yaga, and a series of dauntless heroines and heroes willing to fight dragons and cross fiery rivers. Blending whimsical magic with magnificent drama, these tales come to life alongside intricate contemporary art in this special illustrated edition. POPULAR SERIES: The Tales series gives new life to traditional stories. Celebrating the richness of folklore around the world, and featuring the work of beloved contemporary illustrators, these books are treasured by adults and teens alike. ICONIC STORIES: Russian stories hold a special place in the hearts of fairy tales fans. Unforgettable characters like Baba Yaga and the Fire-Bird have captured imaginations for generations. In this collection, readers are sure to find old favorites and discover something new. GORGEOUS SPECIAL EDITION: With a mesmerizing full-page illustration for each story, as well as creamy paper, a ribbon page marker, and a handsome hardcover design, this edition is perfect for gifting and display. Perfect for: • Fans of fairy tales and folklore • Readers with Russian heritage or interested in Russian culture • Illustration and art lovers • Adults and teens • Collectors of illustrated classics • Fans of the illustrator Dinara Mirtalipova

A Ghost a Day

A Ghost a Day
Author: Maureen Wood,Ron Kolek
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2010-08-18
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
ISBN: 9781440508622

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Can't get enough spooks, spirits, and specters? Now you'll never have to go a day without your ghoulish fix. This ghastly collection features some of the scariest stories of murder, revenge, and suicide ever told—and the spirits that haunt their resting place for all time. As a truly unique convention, each story directly relates to the specific day on which it's found. You'll find shocking stories of: Sightings of the spectral SS Valencia that was lost at sea on January 22nd, 1906 The "Thirteen Lost Souls" trapped in the burning Jolema Building in Brazil on February 1st, 1974 seen roaming the new corridors and offices The ghostly "mist of the Green Lady" in the oldest graveyard in Burlington, Connecticut, which she started haunting on April 12, 1800 Not for the faint of heart, this book delivers tales to terrify you every day of the year!