Jack Prelutsky is the best-selling author of more than fifty books of poetry, including The New Kid on the Block, illustrated by James Stevenson, and Stardines Swim High Across the Sky, illustrated by Carin Berger. Jack Prelutsky lives in Washington State.
Arnold Lobel (1933-1987) was the award-winning author and illustrator of many beloved children's books, including the classic I Can Read books about Frog and Toad, and the Caldecott Medal winning Fables.
When searching amazon for Halloween-related entertainment, I remembered this little lost nugget from my childhood, and was so excited to have found it (and its sequel). Read morePublished 8 days ago by james david yates
For those of us who enjoy a little "creepy" now and then (myself, and my older granddkids), this is a fun book.Published 2 months ago by Michele Harris
I loved these poems when I was a kid. We listened to them on a record player. Now I'm going to read them to my son.Published 3 months ago by Shake
Takes me back to my childhood. And now, my kids are able to enjoy these scary poems. They don't make stuff like this anymore. A true classic!Published 8 months ago by Angela Riggs
Always a favorite with the classroom throughout the year. "The Ghoul" was requested often and I enjoyed "growling aloud" in a darkened room while giving my little... Read morePublished 9 months ago by P. Boddy
If you like Edward Gorey, you'll love this. Excellent rhymes, illustrations, easy read. Read the whole thing in one sitting. FunPublished 19 months ago by Thorn Graywolf
I purchased this book of poems as a gift for a friend. I skimmed through it,and enjoy the illustrations. Not bad.Published 19 months ago by hornet
Nightmare to trouble you in your sleep is a great companion piece to the scary stories to tell in the dark books. The drawings are creepy and the poetry macabre. A must havePublished on October 21, 2010 by Walter