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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a series of three collections of short horror stories for children , written by Alvin Schwartz and originally illustrated by Stephen Gammell. In , HarperCollins published editions featuring new art by Brett Helquist , stirring some controversy among fans. A film adaptation was released on August 9, The three books each feature numerous short stories in the horror genre. Author Schwartz drew heavily from folklore and urban legends as the topic of his stories, researching extensively and spending more than a year on writing each book. There is also an audiobook version of each book, read by George S.
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So here are some scary books for kids to frighten your willing offspring and excite their dark imaginations. At the edge of town lives a girl witch who needs to rid her house of its spooky ghost problem in this sweet story. How will she get the monsters to leave her alone? A little girl creates creatures from the stars she catches. When a new girl arrives at school things take a far more sinister turn. After some stormy mishaps, a witch makes new friends. But is there room on the broom for them all?
Every day I discover more and more beautiful things. I have such a desire to do everything, my head is bursting with it. Dad Suggests was created to share with others the many different things that we have loved sharing with our own children. We are big fans of the creepy and spooky at Dad Suggests. But making a legitimately scary picture book that's still suitable for kids is not necessarily an easy task. Nor is it easy to find good recommendations. But why do we like to be scared?