Halloween Tales book for kids is a collection of creepy tales from beyond the grave, ideal for older readers.
• Creepy tales by wonderful storytellers to scare and share.
• Spooky design and illustrations add to the fright factor.
• With 512 pages, children will be occupied for hours.
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Ghoulishly illustrated throughout, this chilling collection is sure to thrill and send shivers down the spine of even the most brave at bedtime.
The scary stories are some of the very best from a rich tradition of terrifying tales, including the works of renowned authors such as Edgar Allan Poe, Washington Irving and Bram Stoker. Halloween Tales book for kids groups stories into four frightening chapters. The Haunted chapter explores things that go bump in the night and Cursed Creatures looks at some of the most fiendish characters in literature.
Chapters and stories inside Halloween Tales:
• From the Grave chapter includes an extract from The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe
• Haunted chapter includes an extract from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
• Cursed Creatures chapter includes an extract from Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
• The Doomed and the Dead chapter includes The Signal-Man, a short story by Charles Dickens
An extract from Frankenstein:
I started from my sleep with horror. A cold dew covered my forehead, my teeth chattered, and every limb became convulsed; when, by the dim and yellow light of the moon, as it forced its way through the window shutters, I beheld the wretch – the miserable monster whom I had created. He held up the curtain of the bed; and his eyes, if eyes they may be called, were fixed on me.
Compiled by: Vic Parker
Cover illustrator: Zdenko Basic
Dimensions: 220 x 170 mm
Format: Flexiback with holographic foil
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