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Short & shivery : thirty chilling tales / retold by Robert D. San Souci ; illustrated by Katherine Coville.

San Souci, Robert D., author. (Author). Coville, Katherine, illustrator. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rochester Library J SAN (Text) 33187004109373 Juvenile Fiction - R Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780613857048
  • ISBN: 0613857046
  • Physical Description: xiv, 235 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Yearling, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note: "A Yearling book."
Formatted Contents Note: The Robber bridegroom -- Jack Frost -- The Waterfall of Ghosts -- The Ghost's Cap -- The Witch Cat -- The Green Mist -- The Cegua -- The Ghostly Little Girl -- The Midnight Mass of the Dead -- Tailypo -- Lady Eleanore's mantle -- The Soldier and the Vampire -- The Skeleton's Dance -- Scared to death -- Swallowed alive -- The Deacon's Ghost -- Nuckelavee -- The Adventure of the German Student -- Bill Mosby's Night Ride -- The Hunter in the Haunted Forest -- Brother and Sister -- The Lovers of Dismal Swamp -- Boneless -- The Death Waltz -- The Ghost of Misery Hill -- The Loup-Garou (The Werewolf) -- The Golem -- Lavender -- The Goblin Spider -- The Halloween pony.
Summary, etc.: A collection of thirty short and spooky tales from the folklore of Russia, Virginia, Ireland, Canada, and other areas of the world. Thirty hair-raising tales by some of the world's most famous authors have been skillfully retold here especially for young readers. Includes such famous chillers as the Brothers Grimm's "The Robber Bridegroom", "The Golem", and tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Washington Irving.
Subject: Ghost stories.
Tales.
Genre: Ghost stories.

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