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Are you brave enough for Scary Stories?

Some boys and girls were at a party one night. There was a graveyard down the street, and they were talking about how scary it was.

"Don't ever stand on a grave after dark," one of the boys said. "The person inside will grab you."

"A grave doesn't scare me," said one of the girls. "I'll do it right now. . . ."

Welcome to the macabre world of Scary Stories, where folklorist Alvin Schwartz offers up the most alarming collection of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time. Here is a selection of extraordinarily chilling tales along with spine-tingling illustrations by renowned artist Brett Helquist.

Hardcover, 128 pages
Published on July 27, 2010 by HarperCollins
ISBN-10: 0060835192
ISBN-13: 9780060835194
30 Book Reviews
  • carebear0518
    carebear051810 months55 stars
    If I could describe in three words I'd say amazing,scary,funny there are some stories scary but,at the end of the book there is a chapter dedicated to funny stories, I highly recommend this book because after reading I read it over and,over again.
    • chocoman
      chocomanover 1 year33 stars
      This book is absolutely terrifying and also goofy. this book has a lot of jump scares cause when you turn the page, you see scary stuff. -neji recommends
      • Ananya Mishra about 2 years
        it was a amazing book 📖
        • Akemi says goabout 2 years
          BEST BOOK EVER PUBLISHED IN HISTORY
          • kyleelove2009
            kyleelove2009almost 3 years55 stars
            i wanted to read the book because it is scary and it had a funny stories some of them where really scary like i wanted to hide with my friends. I would read this book if you want to be scared!
            • hollidayj12939
              hollidayj12939about 3 years55 stars
              its really a great book
              • galmost 4 years
                i love this book
                • lexit
                  lexitover 4 years55 stars
                  love love this book it is so much fun to get the creeps. this book is also sometimes very funny.
                  • noeltalmost 5 years
                    i love scary books too
                    • ajg16
                      ajg16almost 5 years55 stars
                      I absolutely love scary stories! My dad gave me this book when I was little, and it scared me, but now I don't know why I was scared cause I love them so so much. I read the stories to my little brother and sisters and they love them to. This is an awesome book!