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 remember this book and its sequel well,not sure if I read the third one.
This book is kind of a classic from when I was a young reader and it's fun to read to my kids now (3 and 5 years old boy and girl).
It's great to see this in print again, but I was aghast when I opened it to find the original Stephen Gammel illustrations missing.
Great book, brings back memories from when I was a kid and read this. We bought this one used for my son to read and he loves it as well.Published 11 days ago by L8er
I loved this book as a kid in elementary school so finding it again brought back memories.Published 1 month ago by Antoinette Lee
These stories are fantastic, and the original accompanying illustrations take the creep value to a while new level. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
I remembered them as scarier from my childhood, but that's just the disappointment of becoming an adult, I guess. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Megan
Ok this is half in half! I love the stories and the ORIGNAL drawings by Stephen Gammel but I HATE HATE HATE HATE! The ones done by the NEW TERRIBLE illustrator. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Larry
Reading reviews and all the hubbub about these stories being scary I was expecting more. I bought them to read to 7 year olds at Halloween around the campfire, but they weren't... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Brian S. Finley