[BOOKS ☆ More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark] Author Alvin Schwartz – lavitamin.us
BOOKS ☆ More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Author Alvin Schwartz – lavitamin.us
Another collection of spooky tales Scary Stories 2 is not uite s good s the original but I love it nyway I really only remembered few stories from this one so most of the stories were new to me this go roundThis is very beloved book from my childhood long with it s preuel Feel the Heat (Phoenix Agency, and seuel I m still not entirely sure why I love something so much that gave me several serious complexes that continue intodulthood but I guess I m just twisted like thatI chose to reread these books due to the Scary Stories movie that came out recently Needless to say the stories didn t scare me like they did when I was kid but I still found that I was little creeped out going to the bathroom in the dark so to me that s Sudden Fury (The Last Gunfighter, a win forny book or movie because fiction doesn t scare me easilyIt s filled with mostly creepy short stories with Spiky a chapter dedicated to spooky yet humorous stories to make you laugh instead This edition has newer pictures but the original illustrator s drawingsre intensely creepy nd unmistakably recognizable It s perfect for kids 10 12 teens 13 15 or people 16 that scare really easily nd can t handle hardcore horror Love love love the illustrations Haunting nd creepy mixed with gorgeous 45 stars SCARY STORIES PART TWO After reading the first book Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark I just had to read up on the seuel More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark which is lso written by Alvin Schwartz Dungeon of Death along with illustrations by Stephen Gammell More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is continuation of the first book nd we re introduced to spine tingling tales from this fantastic series Love Rockets as you will definitely be sitting on the edge of your seatsfter you read this collection of scary storiesJust like the first book this book basically contains collection of scary stories to tell in the dark nd they include One Sunday Morning A young woman named Ida decided to go to church on Sunday morning A Deceptive Homecoming (Hattie Davish Mystery, and when she made it to the church she started to realize that the peoplet the church were not normal s she saw one of her friends Josephine Kerr ttend the service even though she died month go The Little Black Dog Billy Mansfield was fighting man named Silas Burton who was n enemy of his family nd when Billy knocked Silas off his horse he ended up killing Silas long with his black dog when the dog started barking t Billy Unfortunately fter that incident Billy starts noticing The Hired Man a strange black dog following himround The Bride A minister s daughter just got married nd fter the wedding ceremony she decided to play hide nd seek nd she hid inside Almost A Gentleman a trunk in thettic Unfortunately the lid of the trunk dropped on the daughter nd locked her inside the trunk nd everyone t the wedding ceremony did not even know that she is missingOnce gain I was blown way by this collection of scary stories from the creative retellings of Alvin Schwartz Alvin Schwartz has done brilliant job t retelling these ncient scary folktales s each story is just s creepy Here by the Bloods and intenses the last story nd the twist endings re enough to make you scream I loved the way that Alvin Schwartz provided n eerie tmosphere to each story s it makes the udience feel scare for the characters nd the supernatural ctivities that surround them nd it really brought out the creativity of this book I lso loved the fact that Alvin Schwartz took the time to research the various folktales dealing with horror Bound (Torn Trilogy, and I loved the fact that Alvin Schwartz provided bibliography section All those who enjoyed shuddering their way through Alvin Schwartz's first volume of Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark will find satisfyingly spooky seuel in this new collection of the macabre the funny nd the fantasticIs it possible to die nd
T the end of the book so that way you would be ble to go back nd check the original sources of these tales I enjoyed most of the stories in this collection but my most favorite stories would have to be The Bride The Little Black Dog One Sunday Morning Wonderful Sausage nd The Cat in Loyalty and Lies a Shopping Bag Stephen Gammell s illustrationsre s usual eerily nd brilliantly done Fortunes Flames as thertwork is truly frightening to look t nd the black nd white colorings of the illustrations really bring out the creepy feel to the stories There is much creepy imagery in this book but probably the scariest image in this book was of the skeletal bride in The Bride Just like the first book this book might be too scary for small children since there re stories bout characters being killed nd haunted by supernatural forces Also what lways made this series so scary for small children is the fact that the illustrations re truly scary nd small children might not be ble to get through this book because of the scary illustration As for why I took off half point from the rating I felt that this book was using the same structure that was used in the first book such s in stories like Cemetery Soup where the character Claiming Her always steal something from the deadnd something haunts them t the endOverall More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is just nother ddition to your Horror Books for Children shelf that you just got to check out I would recommend this book to children ges eight nd up since the often spooky content in this book is too scary for small childrenReview is lso on Rabbit Ears Book Blog This book is featured on Halloween Reads for Children s nother scary story collection that s perfect for this time of year Some of these re downright horrifying but so much funA few of our favorites re Something was Wrong The Cat s Paw Ba Rooom which includes the simple sheet music we enjoy playing on the piano Wonderful Sausage nd One Sunday MorningOne of my favorite sections in the book contains the sources which explain the tales Murder Go Round adaptations retellingsnd even different variations Some even have How Foreign Policy Decisions Are Made In The Third World: A Comparative Analysis a little history with them which explains where these tales were heardnd when The illustrations by Stephen Gammell Alcohol Fuels: Policies, Production, And Potential are perfectnd never disappoint5 I took little trip down memory lane with this one I remember reading this s Cambridge Modern History volumes 1-5 a kidnd trying to scare my brothers The Heart Of The Hawk (Book 1) and sisters with Clinkity Clink then laughing like it was the funniest thing in the world when theyll jumped Spices, Saints, and Saracens: The Egyptian Wanderings of a Dominican Friar, 1483 at the end Of coursell these stories were bit spookier when I was younger As n Empire of the Waves: Voyage of the Moon Child adult I didn t findny of the stories to be The Object of Performance: The American Avant-Garde since 1970 all that scary however there were several that were still uite interesting Ilso like that the Of Mice and Men author included section t the end telling where the inspiration for each story came from 35 stars Stories I liked most The bed t the window The bride The drum The dead man s hand T This second volume of scary stories compiledadapted from folklore nd legend is significantly scarier nd dult than the previous volume I was going to include my list of favorites when I realized I loved every story in here except one or two which were still goodWhat I love most is that Schwartz takes time t the end to explain his sources for the legend nd offer supplemental reading suggestions for those interested The list of books include many from cademia What people don t realize I Was Anastasia about Scary Stories is that it sn extremely scholarly project It doesn t surprise me t ll that it took Three Cups of Deceit a full 3 year. Ot know it What if person is buried too soon What happens to Sparrow Road a thief foolish enough to rob corpse or to A Banner With a Strange Device: A Novel of Boston a murderer whose victim returns from the grave Readbout these terrifying predicaments s well s what happens when practical jokes produce.
S between volume 1 nd 2 because of the massive research involved It took nother 7 years before the third book was released Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World and of course there hasn t beenny collections since Schwartz deserves much praise for his dedication to folklore The Point of It All: A Lifetime of Great Loves and Endeavors andttention to uality The slim volumes of utmost uality serves the vision much better than Yoga: The Art of Adjusting a mediocre thick collection which is unfortunately the structure of competing collections Combined of course with Gammell s iconic illustrations there s not finer book of campfire tales yet While the first collection has some true classics I think I prefer volume 2 because of the way it raises the scares notchOn to volume 3 I didn t like this book s much The Neural Basis of Free Will as the first one I found the stories dullnd the narration uninteresting However there were couple of them which I really liked nd I lso think that it might be due to me reading this book for the first time s n dult whereas the first one was Locked and Loaded (U.S. Marshals, a childhood memory I stilldmire the work of collection Past Destinies and study of folk talesnd urban legends that stays behind it so I Travels: Collected Writings, 1950-1993 am definitely checking out number three Afterll this series is classic The Scary Stories series by Alvin Schwartz was favorite of my oldest son when he was younger We read the stories out loud to each other nd even his friends We talked bout what made story scary how to tell great ghost story nd the basics of cting nd public speaking My son is now lmost 30 years old nd he still remembers these books Before he left to serve in the Navy he brought me used copies that matched the ones he owned s kid As part of my personal challenge this year to read books off my own shelves nd to read of what I personally enjoy I Rainbow Brite: Starlite Saves the Day am re reading these books I m enjoying the storiesnd A Social History of Modern Art, Volume 2: Art in an Age of Bonapartism, 1800-1815 also thinkingbout little boy that grew into pretty wesome man As my son is stationed thousands of miles way in Japan nd I haven t seen him in two years I can think fondly of him s I read these books that he so thoughtfully brought to me before he left home More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is the second book in the series As in the first book the tales The Unspeakable Mind are gathered from folklore There is notes section nd list of sources in the back of the book The 28 stories re Time and Philosophy: A History of Continental Thought accompanied bywesome bizarre Murder at Beechwood artwork by Stephen Gammell Thertwork really makes this book something special The stories vary from jump scares nd scary situations to humor nd even song A great collection of kid friendly horror When I was child I used to love reading Alvin Schwartz s scary story books There was nothing fun than going to the library during the summer nd getting my fix of creepy stories nd macabre Ask an Astronaut: My Guide to Life in Space artwork by Stephen Gammell I recently picked up copy of this book s testament to my childhood nostalgia to see if the stories held up to the test of time I m glad to say that they did While written for children the stories definitely gave me Jane and the Stillroom Maid (Jane Austen Mysteries, a few chillss n dult The rtwork is still just s creepy lthough I m not uite s scared to look Alien: Sea of Sorrows at it now The talesre based on folklore Journey Of Fate and legends so you or your children may havelready heard many of them before Yet there is nothing uite like the way that Alvin Schwartz tells themThis is definitely Judas of Nazareth: How the Greatest Teacher of First-Century Israel Was Replaced by a Literary Creation a book I d recommend picking up for children who love scary stories or for those of us who loved these storiess Make it Happen: Surrender Your Fear. Take the Leap. Live On Purpose. a child Don t forget to read them when the sun is outnd the lights re on though Otherwise you might start seeing things in every corner or hearing things in every room. Gruesome conseuences nd initiations go Holding Up the Universe awryStephen Gammell's splendidly creepy drawings perfectly capture the mood of than two dozen scary storiesnd even scary song ll just right for reading Satellite alone or for tellingloud in the dark If You Dare.
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Alvin Schwartz was the author of than fifty books dedicated to and dealing with topics such as folklore and word play many of which were intended for young readers He is often confused with another Alvin Schwartz who wrote Superman and Batman daily comics strips and a novel titled The Blowtop