Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Author(s): Alvin Schwartz and Brett Helquist (illustrator)

Middle Readers

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. Inside, you'll find alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and the supernatural, with spine-tingling illustrations by renowned artist Brett Helquist.


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"This new edition is handsome and accessible; now young readers have a choice of how scared they want to be-just a little, or a whole lot. " -- Horn Book Magazine

Alvin Schwartz is known for a body of work of more than two dozen books of folklore for young readers that explores everything from wordplay and humor to tales and legends of all kinds. His collections of scary stories-Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Scary Stories 3, and two I Can Read books, In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories and Ghosts!-are just one part of his matchless folklore collection. Brett Helquist's celebrated art has graced books from the charming Bedtime for Bear, which he also wrote, to the New York Times-bestselling A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket to the glorious picture book adaptation of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol. He lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.

General Fields

  • : 9780060835200
  • : HarperCollins Publishers
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
  • : November 2010
  • : 229mm X 153mm X 9mm
  • : United States
  • : October 2009
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : illustrations
  • : Alvin Schwartz and Brett Helquist (illustrator)
  • : Paperback / softback
  • : 1110
  • : Brett Helquist
  • : English
  • : 9-12
  • : 113