Baleful Beasts and Eerie Creatures
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Baleful Beasts and Eerie Creatures

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Unknown Binding, 124 pages
Published January 1st 1976 by Rand McNally & Company
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Emma
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Daniel
When I was much younger I found a well-read book at the library called Baleful Beasts and Eerie Creatures. There were stories in here that really scared the bejeesus out of me. Especially "the Patchwork Monkey" that story fed my nightmares for years. Unfortunately the book is out of print now so it's hard to get your hands on. If you get the chance give it a read(of course the years may have taken off some of the bite.)
Melody
When a book can captivate (and scare) you so much that you remember the stories and see the pictures in your mind 25 years later, you know it's a awesome book. I checked this book out almost every week from the school library. I wish I could find a reasonably priced copy to share with my neice and nephew. The Patchwork Monkey still freaks me out!!
Lori
I randomly checked this out as a kid and it was the scariest book I have ever read (not in a good fun way either) I still get chills when I think of some of the stories. "Whatever you do, do not read "the Patchwork Monkey"
Brenna
Great kid's horror book. Still terrified of the Patchwork Monkey!
Tanya Spackman
I loved this book when I was a kid! I checked it out of the library probably 20 times (I can still picture where it was shelved). It has several deliciously creepy stories. It's long since out of print, which is a shame because kids from all generations should be totally freaked out by The Patchwork Monkey and The Basilisk. (The Patchwork Monkey can be read online here: http://the-haunted-closet.blogspot.co...)
Thom
Basilisks, skunk apes, and gray tentacled things with shapeless, rubbery mouths.

Bought at a remaindered book store while on vacation many years ago. I still have my copy, though it is completely falling apart.

Good, eerie stories, peppered with great evocative color illustrations. I know that I'll be handing this off to my kids some day.
Lucy
May 26, 2012 Lucy rated it 5 of 5 stars
Shelves: horror
My younger brother received this book as a Christmas gift when we were kids. He didn't want it, so I traded him one of my gifts for it. I can honestly say that "The Patchwork Monkey" was the first story I've ever read that scared me! I remember it to this day. If you've never read this book...find a copy at your local library!
Martha
I liked some of the stories, and tolerated others, but I never did make it through Patchwork Monkey....
Lean
Aug 02, 2011 Lean added it
good to read & and i still don't get it why sh*t sites don't wanna let the story publish?
Bret Pehrson
Nice and scary! Read in 5th grade; The Patchwork Monkey kept me up at nights!
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