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Title The August House book of scary stories : spooky tales for telling out loud / edited by Liz Parkhurst.
Pub Info Atlanta [Ga.] : August House, 2009.
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 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J 398.2 AUG     AVAILABLE
Descript 144 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Summary An anthology of spooky stories drawn from folklore, local history, and the storytellers' imaginations, and divided into the categories "Just Desserts and Lessons Learned," "Ghostly Guardians," "Dark Humor," "Urban Legends and Jump Tales," and "Fearless Females."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Mean John and the Jack-o-lantern / Michael J. Caduto -- The vain girl and the handsome visitor / Olga Loya -- The gingerbread boy / Mary Hamilton -- The mournful Lady of Binnorie / Bobbie Pell -- The angel of river road / Larry G. Brown -- One lace glove / Lorna MacDonald Czarnota -- The boy who drew cats / Judy Sima -- The greyman of Pawleys Island / Timothy E. Dillinger -- Simon and the magic catfish / Nat Whitman -- The red satin ribbon / Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss -- The dauntless girl / Margaret Read MacDonald -- Shut up, Billy! / Jim May -- Ain't nobody here / Lyn Ford -- Outside the door / Richard and Judy Dockery Young -- Tío Mono y La Lechusa / Gregorio C. Pedroza -- Johnny and the dead man's liver / James "Sparky" Rucker -- Aaron Kelly's bones / Kevin Cordi -- The snow ghost / Wendy Ghost -- Pretty maid Ibronka / Mary Grace Ketner -- Mia's ghost / Robert D. San Souci.
Subject Children's stories.
Horror tales.
Genre Short stories.
Horror tales.
Add Author Parkhurst, Liz Smith.
Alt Title Scary stories
Add Title Vain girl and the handsome visitor.
Gingerbread boy.
Mournful lady of Binnorie.
Angel of river road.
Boy who drew cats.
Greyman of Pawleys Island.
Red satin ribbon.
Dauntless girl.
Snow ghost.
ISBN 9780874839159 (hc)
0874839157 (hc)
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