The Kingfisher Book of Scary Stories

Chris Powling; Peter Bailey


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Here are ghouls, goblins, and ghosts galore! With its chilling mix of contemporary stories and retellings of old favorites, this anthology is illustrated with haunting detail and offers a satisfying, spooky read. The tales from top-notch writers make this an ideal read-aloud for Halloween, and a must-have gift book for all young fright fans.

Among the scary stories included are:
Widdershins by Ann Turnbull
A Face in the Dark by Ruskin Bond
The Bravest Man in the World retold by Robert Hull
Tsipporah by Adèle Geras
An Oddment by Chris Powling
Bush Medicine by Faustin Charles
Mine by Anthony Masters
A Loathly Lady by Susan Price
The Ghost on Saturday Night by Sid Fleischman
Siren Song by Vivien Alcock

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Praise for The Kingfisher Book of Scary Stories

Children's Literature
Recommended especially for sleep-overs where the stories will be read aloud.

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About the Author

Chris Powling; Peter Bailey

Chris Powling is the author of many books for children including Hiccup Harry.

Chris Powling
Peter Bailey


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The Kingfisher Book of Scary Stories
Chris Powling; Peter Bailey

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
October 2002
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780753453896
ISBN10: 0753453894
Middle-Grade Fiction
10 1/2 x 9 inches, 80 pages, Illustrated in full color
Age Range: 7 to 10
Grade Range: 2 to 5

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