Highlights include stories by well-known authors including , , and. Thirty hair-raising stories from around the world fill this spooky collection with delicious shivers and spine-tingling chills. The popular series spawned several throughout an 11-year span. Those who are found the next day, if they are still alive, will have gone mad. Twenty eerie illustrations highlight this companion to Robert D. Princess Rosamond isn't your typical princess.
From the Trade Paperback edition. Twenty eerie illustrations highlight this companion to Robert D. San Souci September 2, 1987 192 Contents: The Robber Bridegroom adapted from the Brothers Grimm ; Jack Frost from a Russian folktale ; The Waterfall of Ghosts from the Japanese writings of Lafcadio Hearn ; The Ghost's Cap from a Russian folktale ; The Witch Cat folklore of the United States - Virginia ; The Green Mist a legend from Lincolnshire, England ; The Cegua a folktale from Costa Rica ; The Ghostly Little Girl United States - California ; The Midnight Mass of the Dead a Norse folktale ; Tailypo United States - West Virginia ; Lady Eleanore's Mantle from a tale by Nathaniel Hawthorne ; The Soldier and the Vampire a Russian folktale ; The Skeleton's Dance a folktale from Japan ; Scared To Death United States - South Carolina ; Swallowed Alive a British folktale ; The Deacon's Ghost a folktale from Iceland ; Nuckelavee a folktale from Orkney Islands ; The Adventure of the German Student from a tale by Washington Irving ; Bill Mosby's Night Ride United States - New England ; The Hunter in the Haunted Forest a Native American Legend ; Brother and Sister retold from an African folktale ; The Lovers of Dismal Swamp United States - Virginia ; Boneless based on folklore of the Shetland Islands ; The Death Waltz United States - New Mexico ; The Ghost of Misery Hill United States - California ; The Loup-Garou from French-Canadian folklore ; The Golem based on Jewish folklore ; Lavender United States ; The Goblin Spider a Japanese legend ; The Halloween Pony from a French folktale. He studied folklore in graduate school. These include such popular titles as Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella, The Boy and the Ghost, The Talking Eggs, Sukey and the Mermaid, and the Caldecott Honor Book, The Faithful Friend. He died after suffering a head injury due to a fall in San Francisco in December 2014.
Dana ; The Golden Arm British Isles - England ; The Serpent Woman Spain ; Loft the Enchanter Iceland ; The Accursed House United States - Ohio ; Escape up the Tree Nigeria ; The Headrest Papua New Guinea ; The Thing in the Woods United States - Louisiana ; King of the Cats British Isles - England ; The Dead Mother Russia ; Knock… Knock… Knock. Contact Terry Warner for more information 919 856-5720 … Robert Daniel San Souci October 10, 1946 — December 19, 2014 was a multiple award-winning children's book author, who resided in San Francisco, California. Young readers will gobble up these thirty thrilling snacks and beg for more. Young readers will gobble up these thirty thrilling snacks and beg for more. From the Trade Paperback edition. Other Titles: More short and shivery Responsibility: retold by Robert D.
A collection of ghost stories, spooky shorts, and frightening folktales from all over the world, perfect for scary sleepovers, staying up all night, or reading alone under the covers—if you dare! He was a consultant to Disney Studios and was instrumental in the production of the film Mulan, for which he wrote the story. When her greedy stepmother and stepsister scheme to spend the royal treasury and her father, the king, falls ill, Rosamond must set out in search of the one thing that can cure himthe healing. San Souci September 8, 1998 176 Contents: Crocker Waits British Isles - England ; Yara-ma-yha-who Australia ; The Fata Italy ; The Fiddler British Isles - Wales ; Land-Otter Native American - Tlingit tribe ; A Fish Story United States - Virginia - African American traditional ; Apparitions Germany ; The Bijli India ; The Lutin Canada - French Canadian traditional ; The Hundredth Skull United States - Ohio ; The Ogre's Arm Japan ; The Hairy Hands British Isles - England ; The Snow Husband Native American - Algonquin tribe ; The Zimwi Africa - from the Swahili ; Witchbirds France ; Dangerous Hill British Isles - England ; The Witch's Head El Salvador ; Dinkins Is Dead United States - South Carolina ; Old Nan's Ghost British Isles - England ; The Interrupted Wedding Norway ; The Mulombe Africa - Zimbabwe ; The Haunted Grove Canada ; The Tiger Woman China ; Peacock's Ghost United States - Louisiana ; Israel and the Werewolf Poland - Jewish traditional ; Hoichi the Earless Japan - from Lafcadio Hearn ; A Snap of the Fingers Mexico ; Narrow Escape United States - California ; The Black Fox United States - Connecticut ; The Mother and Death Denmark - from Hans Christian Andersen. Each book contained 30 tales from America and around the world, including classics by various famous authors throughout history. Creepy classic and contemporary stories from Australia, Germany, India, El Salvador, and elsewhere--including a healthy helping of American apparitions--will keep readers and listeners scared stiff.
San Souci for younger readers. He often worked with his brother, Daniel San Souci, a children's book illustrator. Dana -- The golden arm : British Isles, England -- The serpent woman : Spain -- Loft the enchanter : Iceland -- The accursed house : United States, Ohio -- Escape up the tree : Nigeria -- The headrest : Papua New Guinea -- The thing in the woods : United States, Louisiana -- King of the cats : British Isles, England -- The dead other : Russia -- Knock Knock Knock : United States -- Canada -- Twice surpised : Japan. . Creepy classic and contemporary stories from Australia, Germany, India, El Salvador, and elsewhere--including a healthy helping of American apparitions--will keep readers and listeners scared stiff. San Souci ; illustrated by Katherine Coville and Jacqueline Rogers. The E-mail message field is required.
Ghoulies, ghosties, and long-leggedy beasties inhabit these 30 chilling tales gathered from around the world. She prefers good books to good looks and keeps both the royal accounts and the castle drawbridge in working order. Each book contains a mixture of classic and tales, including several American classics, all accompanied by illustrations by Katherine Coville and Jacqueline Rogers. San Souci is highly regarded for his folk and fairy tales from around the world, including Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Young readers will gobble up these thirty thrilling snacks and beg for more.
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