Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group
The Kingfisher Book of Scary Stories

The Kingfisher Book of Scary Stories

Chris Powling; Peter Bailey



Trade Paperback

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


Praise for The Kingfisher Book of Scary Stories

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

Reviews from Goodreads

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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