Alvin Schwartz is known for his more than two dozen books of folklore for young readers that explore everything from wordplay and humor to tales and legends of all kinds. Don't miss his other Scary Stories collections, including More Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark and Scary Stories 3.
He has been a fellow at the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and the Blue Mountain Center.
This is one of the first books I remember reading as a kid and it freaked me out so much!
If you want to let your little ones read scary stories then these are the type of books for them to start with.
Bought it as a gift for my girlfriend because this was one of her favorite childhood books - she loved it!
I order a dozen copies of this for our school library every year. They fly off the shelves and somehow are notoriously hardly ever returned, and often reported as "lost"... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Roby Powers
Bought this for my son who is in Kindergarten. His homework is to read 30 minutes every day and it's hard to find him stories to keep him interested for that long. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Bryan
This was great to find. As a child I read this book and now as a parent my child enjoys reading these great stories. Not to scary and easy to read with great illustrations.Published 15 days ago by Michael Anzaldua
Sister texted me an image of this book, and asked if I remembered being obsessed with it as a kid. I did, I was. I said I wished I still had it. Searched Amazon. Purchased. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Rachel Baxter
I read this book when I was a kid in about first or second grade. I loved it. I still remover the stories, and I've thought about them for years. I just bought it for my kids. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Darwin Millet
loved these stories as a kid. Cant wait for my little man to be big enough to fully enjoy them too. Came perfect with no bends or abuse.Published 2 months ago by Santos laboy