Dare to Be Scared: Thirteen Stories to Chill and Thrill

Dare to Be Scared: Thirteen Stories to Chill and Thrill

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Overview

Dare to Be Scared: Thirteen Stories to Chill and Thrill by Robert D. San Souci, David Ouimet

This illustrated collection by the author of Short and Shivery: Thirty Chilling Tales includes ghost tales, ?jump? stories, dark fantasy, and science fiction, all set in contemporary situations that will seem hauntingly familiar to young readers. Several of the stories draw on the rich heritage of legends, folklore, and cultural traditions as they extend into children's lives today. With suspense, action, and manageable ?scare level,? these stories will be popular around the campfire and during summertime sleepovers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780812626889
Publisher: Cricket Books
Publication date: 06/05/2003
Series: Dare to Be Scared Series
Pages: 159
Sales rank: 184,921
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Robert San Souci is an award winning author known for his storytelling. His books Cut From the Same Cloth: American Women of Myth, Legend, and Tall Tale and The Hired Hand both won the Aesop Award, and he is the author of two Caldecott Honor Books, The Talking Eggs, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney, and The Faithful Friend, illustrated by Brian Pinkney.

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