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In a dark, dark room, and other scary stories / retold by Alvin Schwartz ; illustrated by Dirk Zimmer.

By: Schwartz, Alvin, 1927-1992.
Contributor(s): Zimmer, Dirk [illustrator.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: I can read book: Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, [1984]Edition: 1st ed.Description: 63 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0060252715 :; 9780060252717.Subject(s): Tales | Horror tales | Children's stories | Folklore | Horror stories | Ghosts -- Folklore | Short storiesGenre/Form: Tales. | Horror stories. | Children's stories. | Short stories.DDC classification: 398.2/5 | E Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
Contents:
The teeth (Surinam or Dutch Guiana) -- In the graveyard (short version of the traditional song Old woman all skin and bone) -- The green ribbon (Europe) -- In a dark, dark room (England and America) -- The night it rained (loosely based on the folktale of the ghostly hitchhiker) -- The pirate (British) -- The ghost of John (Stockton, Calif.).
Summary: Seven scary stories to tell at night in front of a fire or in the dark, based on traditional stories and folktales from various countries.
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Book Book Gurley Branch
Juvenile easy books
Juvenile easy books E SCH READER (Browse shelf) 1 Checked out 07/31/2019 31562003754381
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Juvenile non-fiction
Juvenile non-fiction J 398.2 SCH (Browse shelf) 1 Available 31562004764504
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Juvenile readers E SCH READER (Browse shelf) Checked out 07/25/2019 31562015721360
Book Book Madison Branch
Juvenile easy books
Juvenile readers E SCH READER (Browse shelf) 1 Checked out 07/30/2019 31562013691581
Book Book Madison Branch
Juvenile non-fiction
Juvenile non-fiction J TALE 398.2 SCH (Browse shelf) 2 Checked out 03/23/2019 31562006862405
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Juvenile readers E PB SCH READER (Browse shelf) 2 Available Level 2 31562009383219
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Seven scary stories to tell at night in front of a fire or in the dark, based on traditional stories and folktales from various countries.

The teeth (Surinam or Dutch Guiana) -- In the graveyard (short version of the traditional song Old woman all skin and bone) -- The green ribbon (Europe) -- In a dark, dark room (England and America) -- The night it rained (loosely based on the folktale of the ghostly hitchhiker) -- The pirate (British) -- The ghost of John (Stockton, Calif.).

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In a dark, dark room, and other scary stories / by Schwartz, Alvin, ©1984
In a dark, dark room, and other scary stories / by Schwartz, Alvin, ©2010

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