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.
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 remembered loving this book as a child, so I bought it for my 6 year-old son-- we laughed, had fun with it, and had open conversation about anything that confused him; however, I... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Julie
Many of the stories weren't incredibly scary but the few that were were a huge delitePublished 1 month ago by Jodi
This was one of my favorite books as a kid that I checked out endlessly from the library but never got to own- I was delighted to remember it and find it still in print! Read morePublished 1 month ago by Aerie
I remember reading this story when I was in elementary school, especially the story of the girl and the ribbon. It's an adorable book (? Read morePublished 1 month ago by Angel Phan
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 2 months ago by Roby Powers