A 2020 Newbery Honor Recipient! Christian McKay Heidicker, author of the Thieves of Weirdwood trilogy, draws inspiration from Bram Stoker, H. P. Lovecraft and Edgar Allan Poe for his debut middle-grade novel, a thrilling portrait of survival and an unforgettable tale of friendship. "Clever and harrowing." —The Wall Street Journal "Into the finest tradition of storytelling steps Christian McKay Heidicker with these highly original, bone-chilling, and ultimately heart-warming stories. All that’s needed is a blazing campfire and a delicious plate of peaches and centipedes.” —Kathi Appelt, Newbery Award honoree and National Book Award finalist The haunted season has arrived in the Antler Wood. No fox kit is safe. When Mia and Uly are separated from their litters, they discover a dangerous world full of monsters. In order to find a den to call home, they must venture through field and forest, facing unspeakable things that dwell in the darkness: a zombie who hungers for their flesh, a witch who tries to steal their skins, a ghost who hunts them through the snow . . . and other things too scary to mention. Featuring eight interconnected stories and sixteen hauntingly beautiful illustrations, Scary Stories for Young Foxes contains the kinds of adventures and thrills you love to listen to beside a campfire in the dark of night. Fans of Neil Gaiman, Jonathan Auxier, and R. L. Stine have found their next favorite book. A Booklist 2019 Editors' Choice Selection
A collection of stories, filled with suspense and horror features contributions from such authors as Edgar Allan Poe, Bram Stoker, and H.P. Lovecraft, as well as such modern masters as Stephen King and Ray Bradbury.
"A wonderful collection of tales that range from creepy to silly to haunting. ...Gammell's drawings add just the right touch..." -- John Scieszka, Entertinment Weekly "Read these if you dare." -- The New York Times The iconic anthology series of horror tales that's soon to be a highly anticipated feature film! A classic collection of chillingly scary tales, collected and retold by Alvin Schwartz and featuring the original illustrations by lauded artist Steve Gammell. 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, 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!
Are you brave enough for Scary Stories? Some boys and girls were at a party one night. There was a graveyard down the street, and they were talking about how scary it was. "Don't ever stand on a grave after dark," one of the boys said. "The person inside will grab you." "A grave doesn't scare me," said one of the girls. "I'll do it right now. . . ." Welcome to the macabre world of Scary Stories. Inside, you'll find alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and the supernatural, with spine-tingling illustrations by renowned artist Brett Helquist.
This children's book contains five scary stories with illustrations. It's the perfect book for telling scary stories in the dark and for scaring friends and family at camp fires and sleep overs. If your kid loves scary stories, they're sure to love this children's book full of horror stories. In addition to being creepy, spooky, and fun... these five scary stories have important lessons for kids conveyed within each story. Exciting and spine chilling, these are not your typical scary stories for kids, these stories are actually scary ... and children of all ages love them! Scary Stories for Kids Includes These Five Spooky Tales: 1) The Roller Coaster Curse2) The Zoo Keeper3) The Toy Maker4) The Cafeteria Lady5) The Wishing Well
From Christian McKay Heidicker, author of the Thieves of Weirdwood trilogy, comes the heart-stopping companion to the 2020 Newbery Honor recipient Scary Stories for Young Foxes, chronicling the adventures of three fox kits desperate to survive the terrors of a frightening new world. Fox kit O-370 hungers for a life of adventure, like those lived long ago by Mia and Uly. But on the Farm, foxes know only the safety of their wire dens and the promise of eternal happiness in the White Barn. Or so they’re told. When O-370 gets free of his cage, he witnesses the gruesome reality awaiting all the Farm’s foxes and narrowly escapes with his life. In a nearby suburb, young Cozy and her skulk are facing an unknown danger, one that hunts foxes. Forced to flee their den, they travel to a terrifying new world: the City. That’s where they encounter O-370, and where they’ll need to fight for their lives against mad hounds, killer robots, and the most dangerous of all creatures: humans. Award-winning author Christian McKay Heidicker once again surprises, delights, and terrifies with eight interconnected stories inspired by classic and modern horror tropes and paired with haunting illustrations from Junyi Wu. Prepare to be scared.
The iconic anthology series of horror tales that's soon to be a highly anticipated feature film! This is a new edition of the complete original book. Stephen Gammell’s artwork from the original Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark appears in all its spooky glory. Read if you dare! Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a timeless collection of chillingly scary tales and legends, in which folklorist Alvin Schwartz offers up some of the most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time. And don't miss More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and Scary Stories 3!
Children's stories, American. by Devra Newberger Speregen
SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE All of the Scary Stories books are now available in one hardcover! These stories are some of the most terrifying tales of horror, revenge, and supernatural events of all time, collected and retold by Alvin Schwartz and featuring the classic artwork by Stephen Gammell. This jacketed hardcover edition includes the complete original books in the series in one volume: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones
A collection of funny stories sure to delight eight-year-olds, with a gorgeous new cover illustrated by Adam Stower.Scary Stories for 7 Year Olds is a bright and varied selection of hair raising scary stories by some of the very best writers for children. Perfect for reading alone or aloud - and for dipping into time and time again. With stories from Michael Rosen, Catherine Storr, Jamie Rix, Rose Impey and many more, this book will provide hours of fantastic fun.
Watch out, because Halloween has just gotten spookier than ever—and that’s great news for children who love a really spine-tingling holiday. The cause: this thrilling, chilling, nerve-racking companion volume to Scary Stories for Campfires. Confront haunted spaces, ghostly animals, spirited spirits, messages from the beyond, and more...if you dare.
SIX SCARY STORIES SELECTED AND INTRODUCED BY STEPHEN KING Winning stories from The Bazaar of Bad Dreams Hodder-Guardian competition The Number 1 bestselling writer Stephen King introduces and presents six gripping and chilling stories in this captivating anthology: WILD SWIMMING by Elodie Harper EAU-DE-ERIC by Manuela Saragosa THE SPOTS by Paul Bassett Davies THE UNPICKING by Michael Button LA MORT DE L'AMANT by Stuart Johnstone THE BEAR TRAP by Neil Hudson Stephen King discovered these stories when he judged a competition run by Hodder & Stoughton and the Guardian to celebrate publication of his own collection The Bazaar of Bad Dreams. He was so impressed with the entries that he recommended they were published together in one book. Reader beware: the stories will make you think twice before cuddling up to your old soft toy, dipping your toe into the water or counting the spots on a leopard...
The iconic anthology series of horror tales that's now a feature film! Scary Stories 3 is a timeless collection of chillingly scary tales and legends, in which folklorist Alvin Schwartz offers up some of the most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time. Available for the first time as an ebook, Stephen Gammell’s artwork from the original Scary Stories 3 appears in all its spooky glory. Read if you dare! And don't miss Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark!
In celebration of our history’s rich oral tradition of storytelling, we invite you to bring your flashlight up to your chin and get ready to make your listeners want to sleep with a nightlight. Through the Flashlight’s Beam is a collection of the very best scary story classics including some of the most popular characters in the history of suspense including Frankenstein, Dracula, and the Headless Horseman as well as a cast of other ghosts, vampires, and other beasts sure to delight and terrify readers of all ages. These are the ultimate horror all-stars by the most familiar names in fear including Edgar Allan Poe, Mary Shelley, Bram Stoker, H. P. Lovecraft, Washington Irving and more. Whether you intend to read these stories at bedtime for a spine tingling tale before sleep, to your class each October to get everyone in the mood for Halloween, or by flashlight around the campfire, we think you’ll find chills and thrills aplenty in these tales.
Enjoy a collection of thirty chilling true ghost stories from around America. “Creepy Scary Stories” are perfect stories for a camping trip in the dark woods. Tell these stories at bedtime for the ghost lover in your family. Or test the stories on the biggest skeptic. It is all up to you!