Walking Trees by Roberta Simpson BrownWalking Trees by Roberta Simpson Brown

Walking Trees

byRoberta Simpson Brown

Paperback | October 16, 2006

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Roberta Simpson Brown's stories take place in familiar country. Children ride rides at traveling shows. The clang of the locker doors is between-class music at the high school. Parents send their children off to bed with a snack of milk and cookies. There are, though, other... things... in this fictional landscape. Things that want a little snack themselves, and not of the milk-and-cookie variety, either. There are trees that walk, statues that accuse, and white-faced ticket takers with gentle names like "Dave" who send people on very long journeys. There are fish here that we certainly hope you're never on the other end of the fishing line from. Ms. Brown, an acclaimed storyteller, has put together this collection of original modern-day scary stories. They're intense, creepy, and perfect for reading aloud to a friend on a crisp fall evening, or for telling around a campfire when the sky is full of stars, or for reading by yourself in an isolated old house as the wind rises and the rain blows against the roof and a shutter bangs downstairs.... Well, maybe not.
Roberta Simpson Brown Bio: Known as the "Queen of the Cold Blooded Tales," by her fellow writers, Roberta has performed her stories from coast to coast, including performances on National Public Radio, Voice of America, TV's Lifetime, "Beyond Chance" and the Kentucky Center for the Arts. Brown is the author of 10 books, an...
Title:Walking TreesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:140 pages, 8.64 × 5.62 × 0.34 inPublished:October 16, 2006Publisher:August House

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0874831431

ISBN - 13:9780874831436

Appropriate for ages: 12 - 12

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Ms. Brown, an accomplished storyteller, has put together a superb collection of original modern-day scary stories. Short and creepy, they're perfect for reading aloud on crisp fall evenings. Or telling around a campfire. Or reading alone in an isolated old house on a rainy night. . . . Well, maybe not