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In A Dark, Dark Room, and Other Scary Stories

Schwartz, Alvin (Book - 1984)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
In A Dark, Dark Room, and Other Scary Stories
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Seven scary stories to tell at night in front of a fire or in the dark, based on traditional stories and folktales from various countries.
Authors: Schwartz, Alvin, 1927-1992
Title: In a dark, dark room, and other scary stories
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, c1984
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 63 p. :,col. ill. ;,23 cm
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Statement of Responsibility: retold by Alvin Schwartz ; illustrated by Dirk Zimmer
Contents: The teeth (Surinam or Dutch Guiana)
In the graveyard (short version of the traditional song Old woman all skin and bone)
The green ribbon (Europe)
In a dark, dark room (England and America)
The night it rained (loosely based on the folktale of the ghostly hitchhiker)
The pirate (British)
The ghost of John (Stockton, Calif.)
Summary: Seven scary stories to tell at night in front of a fire or in the dark, based on traditional stories and folktales from various countries.
Additional Contributors: Zimmer, Dirk Illustrator
ISBN: 9780064440905
0064440907
9780060252748
006025274X
9780060252717
0060252715
Branch Call Number: jE Reader SCHWARTZ
Study Program: Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.5 0.5 20232 - No Quiz Available
Subject Headings: Short stories Juvenile literature Ghosts Folklore Juvenile literature Horror tales Juvenile literature Folklore Juvenile literature
Genre/Form: Short stories
Children's stories
Horror tales
Tales
Topical Term: Short stories
Ghosts
Horror tales
Folklore
LCCN: 83047699
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Find out why Joe’s wife never takes the red ribbon off her neck. Enjoy this collection of seven creepy stories. RL 2.5 430L


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I think that is a really good book!

Oct 23, 2012
  • bibliotartle rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

When I was in Grade 3, we all huddled around this book and dared one another to read a story.

The Girl with the Green Ribbon is the scariest!

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