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The thing at the foot of the bed, and other scary tales

Maria Leach

The thing at the foot of the bed, and other scary tales

by Maria Leach

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Published by Philomel Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales,
  • Ghost stories

  • About the Edition

    A collection of ghost stories originating in folk tales told the world over.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-126).

    Statementby Maria Leach ; illustrated by Kurt Werth
    ContributionsWerth, Kurt
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.L36 Th 1987
    The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p. :
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24960105M
    ISBN 100399214968, 0399612076
    ISBN 109780399214967
    OCLC/WorldCa18179590

    There were two young boys named Trevor and Will. They spent most of their summer vacation hanging around town looking for things to do. One hot August night, the boys were sitting on a fence by the main road. There was a cornfield just across the road. Suddenly, Trevor spotted something in the field. In the darkness, it was difficult to make out, but he thought it looked like . The Rainbow Book of American Folk Tales and Legends, illus. Marc Simont (Cleveland: World Publishing, ) The Thing at the Foot of the Bed and Other Scary Tales, illus. Kurt Werth (World, ; London: Collins, ); reissued by Philomel Books in ; God Had a Dog: Folklore of the Dog (New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, ).

      The Thing at the Foot of the Bed and Other Scary Tales Maria Leach A mysterious hitchhiker, a lovelorn pig, and a backseat gangster are among the colorful characters that populate these spooky stories/5(23).   The iconic anthology series of horror tales that's now a feature film! Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a timeless collection of chillingly scary tales and legends, in which folklorist Alvin Schwartz offers up some of the most alarming tales of horror, dark revenge, and supernatural events of all time/5(42).

    The best tales from Alvin Schwartz’s classic Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark book series are still etched into our memories. We rank the best stories, worst to : Becca James. So you think you’ve heard it all–the really scary ghost stories. At this point, nothing can scare you. We beg to disagree. To prove there’s still a wealth of fresh, scary stories, we asked our dear readers and the good people at Reddit to share their scariest ghost : Audrey Webster.


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[Maria Leach; Kurt Werth] -- A collection of ghost stories originating in folk tales told the world over. The first has funny stories, like 'The Thing at the Foot of the Bed’, where a man is terrified of his own feet. Next up are scary stories, such as 'No Head', where a farmer meets a headless spirit.

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