By Robert D. San Souci, Katherine Coville
Ghoulies, ghosties, and long-leggedy beasties inhabit those 30 chilling stories accrued from worldwide. Creepy vintage and modern tales from Australia, Germany, India, El Salvador, and elsewhere--including a fit assisting of yank apparitions--will retain readers and listeners scared stiff. Do you dare stroll down the lane the place "Crooker Waits"? Or might you really shake "The bushy Hands"? Twenty eerie illustrations spotlight this better half to Robert D. San Souci's past collections of frightening tales, which School Library Journal known as "an absolute satisfaction. . . . younger readers will gobble up those thirty exciting snacks and beg for more." enjoy this supernatural deal with for spine-tingling enjoyable!
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