More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (Scary Stories #2)
All those who enjoyed shuddering their way through Alvin Schwartz's first volume of Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark will find a satisfyingly spooky sequel in this new collection of the macabre, the funny, and the fantastic.
Is it possible to die and not know it? What if a person is buried too soon? What happens to a thief foolish enough to rob a corpse, or to a murderer...more
SCARY STORIES PART TWO!
After reading the first book “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,” I just had to read up on the sequel, “More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark,” which is also written by Alvin Schwartz along with illustrations by Stephen Gammell. “More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” is a continuation of the first book and we are introduced to more spine-tingling tales from this fantastic series as you will definitely be sitting on the edge of your seats after you read this c...more
The author's purpose in this story is to entertain the reader and Schwartz does a fantastic job. Schwartz leaves readers on the edge of their seats gripping each page...more
Author: Alvin Schwartz
Genre: Fiction, Fantasy
Number of Pages: 99 Pages
Summary: This exhilerating book is a collection of quick-read short stories. Each story is about 2-3 pages long. There are 28 different mini stories in this book. Some end with someone dying, others end with screeches and screams. Some titles in this book include Something Was Wrong, The Drum, A Ghost in the Mirror, and A Dead Mans Hand. This book is best known for its use around ca...more
My first favorite short story was called The Voice. The story is about how a...more
The two stories i found most interesting was THE LITTLE BLACK DOG and THE WINDOW.The two stories took place i a town.The two owners were tont and jack they were killed.like they both had someone jealous of them,somebody wanted them dead want...more
The illustrations were scarier than the tales, in my opinion, but overall, it was an interesting compilation. We've also read Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and will move on to Scary Stories 3: More Tales...more
For some reason, "Wonderful Sausage" has always caught my fascination, though the story itself is chillingly brutal. "Oh, Susannah" has always been one of the scariest stories of any in the Alvin Schwartz collections that I have read, and more than once I found myself truly getting cold with goosebump...more
No, what makes these spectacular books stand out as fine examples of kindertrauma is Stephen Gammell's most excellent illustrations.
Some of them still give me heart palpitations, even as an adult.
The original art by Stephen Gammell is horrible and I love it. I always did. It was a pleasure to be horrified by it. The newest edition h...more
This book is divided into many short scary stories. Every main character is scared...more
before she got the ride the car was on fire.
I've found so many archetypes in these books of stories I remember from various summer camps I've attended, and may at some point make myself a short list of all the ones that I can recall hearing at camps in my childhood.