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Short & Shivery: Thirty Chilling Tales
Contributor(s): San Souci, Robert D. (Author), Coville, Katherine (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0440418046     ISBN-13: 9780440418047
Publisher: Yearling Books
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: September 2001

Annotation: Thirty hair-raising tales, selected from international ghostlore, have been skillfully retold especially for young people. Eerie black-and-white illustrations, ghastly details, and strong, shuddery endings make these the kind of stories young readers crave. Famous stories like "The Robber Bridegroom" by the Brothers Grimm, "Tailypo," and "The Golem" are included, as well as retellings of stories by some of the world's greatest authors, including Nathaniel Hawthorne and Washington Irving.

Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
- Juvenile Fiction | Horror
Dewey: 398.25
Age Level: 10-13
Grade Level: 5-8
Lexile Measure: 990(Not Available)
Physical Information: 0.6" H x 5.1" W x 7.5" (0.40 lbs) 175 pages
- Ethnic Orientation - Multicultural
Features: Bibliography, Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product, Table of Contents
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 150658
Reading Level: 6.5   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 7.0
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Publisher Description:
Make storytime a little spookier this fall with this Halloween-themed collection of ghost stories, spooky shorts, and frightening folktales from all over the world

"No one travels these roads after dark. Those who are found the next day, if they are still alive, will have gone mad."

Chills and thrills to make your flesh crawl with fear Turn the lights down low and grab your favorite reading chair. But first, you'd better check behind you. . . .

Ghosts, monsters, murders, and madmen These thirty stories have been collected for your reading displeasure from all over the globe, and represent the world's best scary stories and frightening folktales, featuring famous authors such as Washington Irving and the Brothers Grimm. Welcome to a chilling world of hair-raising tales

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