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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.
My son is 8 and we don't let him watch scary movies so he's not had much exposure to spooky stories but he read this book at school and the green ribbon story gave him nightmares. Read morePublished 1 day ago by First Time Mom
My daughter loves this book! I had it as a child and it was fun to find to share with her. She doesn't scare easy (6 years old)... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Blonde Babe
This is a great book for kids learning to read.
My daughter loves "spooky stories" so I got this book to read to her. Read more
This was one of my favorite books as a young child. I bought it for my nephew to share the love! Just as great as I remember!Published 8 days ago by Robin Lynn
This is one of those children books that never quite left me, especially with its story of The Green Ribbon. I bought it out of nostalgia and affordability. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Amazon Customer
This book was one of my children favorite Halloween books they received for Halloween. My daughter has children of her own. They loved her copy of the book. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Keeping up
Schwartz knew the power of old stories collected by our ancestors, and here they are. Seven stories to tingle your toes and enrich your soul. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Amy S.
Bought it used because I used to read it as a kid and wanted a bit of nostalgia. I love it! Some of the best illustrations and just enough creepiness for a kids' book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Paden