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Scary stories to tell in the dark: collected from folklore

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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, where folklorist Alvin Schwartz offers up the most alarming collection of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time. Here is a selection of extraordinarily chilling tales along with spine-tingling illustrations by renowned artist Brett Helquist.

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Grouped Work ID b0dc5332-194a-1dd8-df2c-32e5bd73d8ef
Grouping Title scary stories to tell in the dark collected from folklore
Grouping Author schwartz alvin
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-16 23:31:38PM
Last Indexed 2018-11-17 02:35:50AM

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subject_facet Folklore -- United States -- Juvenile literature, Ghost stories, American -- Juvenile literature, Tales -- United States -- Juvenile literature
title_display Scary stories to tell in the dark : collected from folklore
title_full Scary stories to tell in the dark : collected from folklore / retold by Alvin Schwartz ; illustrated by Brett Helquist
title_short Scary stories to tell in the dark :
title_sub collected from folklore
topic_facet Folklore, Ghost stories, American, Tales