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Ghost Stories and Other Scary Tales

Ghost Stories and Other Scary Tales

Monsters and Other Scary

le=”FONT-FAMILY: Comic Sans MS; FONT-SIZE: large”>Books to Read 

 
When I was looking for books to encourage my kids to read, I went with books that could follow their interests. With my oldest daughter it was princess books. Anything that told a story about princesses, and she was hooked. With my son, he only loved non-fiction books. He especially loved books that gave short and quick answers to questions about science. My youngest daughter was fascinated by Camelot and anything to do with Merlin. She loved historical fiction and still does today.
My grandson is fascinated by Harry Potter and is now reading Book 7, after having read all the first 6 books.
 
In finding ways to get your child interested in reading, I came across this great website:
 
http://www.monsterlibrarian.com/horrorfictionlistkd.htm
 
In keeping with the next holiday of Halloween, they suggest many scary storybooks.
 
Here are a few I found and some they suggested:

 

The Spooky Tail of Prewitt Peacock
by Bill Peet, Sandpiper Books 1979
 
Can You See What I See? On a Scary Night: Picture Puzzles to Search and Solve
by Walter Wick, Scholastic 2008
 
I Spy A Scary Monster  Level 1 Scholastic Reads
by Jean Marzollo and Walter Wick Scholastic, 2004
 
I Spy A Skeleton  Level 1 Scholastic Reads
by Jean Marzollo and Walter Wick Scholastic, 2010

 

I Spy a Pumpkin   Level 1 Scholastic Reads
by Jean Marzollo and Walter Wick Scholastic, 2006

 

There Was An Old Monster
by Rebecca Emberley,
Orchard Books, 2009
 
The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything
by Linda D. Williams and Megan Lloyd,
Harper Collins 1988
 
Scary and Silly Campfire Stories: Fifteen Tales for Shivers and Giggles – a Collector’s Edition
by Kimberly Eldredge, Outdoor Princess Productions, LLC. 2012
 
What are your favorite scary stories to share with your child?

 

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