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.
Brett Helquist's celebrated art has graced books from the charming Roger, The Jolly Pirate, to the alarming New York Times bestselling A Series of Unfortunate Events, to the cozy E. B. White Read-Aloud Award finalist bedtime for bear. He lives with his family in Brooklyn, New York.
I recommend this book to everyone who enjoys scary stories and love telling them to children!
The original version of these books rates a solid 5 stars, but these new editions missing the original artwork of Stephen Gammell are worthless.
I read this to my kids I remembered this book from in school so we have our smores and scary story nights!!!!!!
One of the best boxed gift sets my son ever requested. He still reads them on occasion.Published 3 hours ago by Lucinda Pérez
I love these scary stories because I used to read them when I was a kid. Also great to read by the camp fire or to your children for fun timePublished 3 days ago by Sithlord
The drawings are not the same as when I was a kid and I am highly disappointed!Published 17 days ago by Chelly
"the worms crawl in, the worms crawl out, the worms play pinnacle on your snout." I used to read these as a kid, i miss the initial illustrations but a classic nonetheless. Read morePublished 22 days ago by me and my thoughts
Wonderful stories! I have enjoyed these books many many times in my childhood. Appropriate for all ages! Read morePublished 1 month ago by B. Osenton