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A Terrifying Taste of Short & Shivery

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A Terrifying Taste of Short & Shivery

Thirty Creepy Tales

By Katherine Coville (Illustrator); Robert D. San Souci

Yearling, Paperback, 9780440418788, 176pp.

Publication Date: August 10, 2004

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Ghoulies, ghosties, and long-leggedy beasties inhabit these 30 chilling tales gathered from around the world. Creepy classic and contemporary stories from Australia, Germany, India, El Salvador, and elsewhere--including a healthy helping of American apparitions--will keep readers and listeners scared stiff. Do you dare walk down the lane where "Crooker Waits"? Or would you rather shake "The Hairy Hands"? Twenty eerie illustrations highlight this companion to Robert D. San Souci's earlier collections of scary stories, which School Library Journal called "an absolute delight. . . . Young readers will gobble up these thirty thrilling snacks and beg for more." Savor this supernatural treat for spine-tingling fun!



Praise For A Terrifying Taste of Short & Shivery

"The brief tales are scary enough to satisfy anyone attending a slumber party or sitting around a campfire; the source notes at the end of the volume add an educational element."
--The Horn Book Magazine

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