Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark by Alvin SchwartzScary Stories To Tell In The Dark by Alvin Schwartz

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark

byAlvin Schwartz

Paperback | July 27, 2010

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A classic collection of chillingly scary tales, collected and retold by Alvin Schwartz and illustrated by renowned artist Brett Helquist (illustrator of A Series of Unfortunate Events and more!).

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark contains some of the most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time. Walking corpses, dancing bones, knife-wielding madmen, and narrow escapes from death—they're all here in this chilling collection of ghost stories. Make sure you read these books with the light ON!

Alvin Schwartz is known for his more than two dozen books of folklore for young readers that explore everything from wordplay and humor to tales and legends of all kinds. Don't miss his other Scary Stories collections, includingMore Scary Stories To Tell in the DarkandScary Stories 3.
Title:Scary Stories To Tell In The DarkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.32 inPublished:July 27, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0060835206

ISBN - 13:9780060835200

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Spooky I remember little me finding this series scary. As a young adult, I'm not sure why I found this series spooky. As a consensus, both children and adults felt that the original cover art was super spooky.
Date published: 2018-05-25
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not very scary I bought this before Halloween to read to my 5 and 10 year old, stories were very short and not very scary at all.
Date published: 2017-12-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from a classic but... you want the old illustrations, not Brett Halquist's
Date published: 2017-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book! One of my favourites growing up. Very creepy and was great for halloween parties to sit around reading them together.
Date published: 2017-03-07

Editorial Reviews

“This new edition is handsome and accessible; now young readers have a choice of how scared they want to be—just a little, or a whole lot. ”