SCARY STORIES 3 by Alvin Schwartz

SCARY STORIES 3

More Tales to Chill Your Bones
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Age Range: 10 - 14
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KIRKUS REVIEW

A poltergeist that specializes in unscrewing bottle-caps...a couple who bring home a strange-looking little dog from Mexico, only to be told that it's a sewer rat...suddenly vanishing friends, relatives, and animals...a Texas girl raised by wolves- -yes, it's a new collection of horribilia: chillers, ghost stories, and urban legends, retold in an appropriately matter-of- fact way and illustrated by a master of the macabre. Schwartz gives most of the tales a modern setting, provides hints for storytellers, discusses variants, and--as in two previous collections--appends careful source notes and a good-sized bibliography. Gammell supplies a characteristic array of leering faces, slimy bones, and scrofulous, unidentifiable creatures. Perfect for reading alone or aloud in a dimly lit room. You first. (Folklore. 10-14)
Pub Date: Sept. 30th, 1991
ISBN: 0-06-021794-4
Page count: 128pp
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: July 1st, 1991




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