Not So Scary Stories

Recommended scary picture books and beginning readers.

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The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree
Artist/Author/Cast:
Berenstain, Stan; Berenstain, Jan
Call Number:
JER Berenstain
Description:

Join the bears in this creepy adventure with an old tree.

The Headless Horseman
Artist/Author/Cast:
Standiford, Natalie; Cook, Donald (Illustrator); Irving, Washington
Call Number:
JER Standiford
Description:

An easy-reader version of the Washington Irving classic, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."

The Mummy`s Gold
Artist/Author/Cast:
McMullan, Kate; Spackman, Jeff (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JER McMullan
Description:

Jake thinks that the mummy he meets at a theater is one of his brother's tricks, but he is wrong.

The Tailypo: A Ghost Story
Artist/Author/Cast:
Galdone, Paul (Illustrator); Galdone, Joanna C.
Call Number:
JP Galdone
Description:

A strange creature haunts the woodsman who lopped off his tail.

Three Little Ghosties
Artist/Author/Cast:
Goodhart, Pippa; Cantone, Anna-Laura (Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Goodhart
Description:

Three mischievous ghosts love scaring little children, until the children decide to take matters into their own hands.

Where the Wild Things Are
Artist/Author/Cast:
Sendak, Maurice (Author, Illustrator)
Call Number:
JP Sendak
Description:

Max is sent to bed without his supper, and sails to the land of the wild things.

Who's Afraid of the Dark?
Artist/Author/Cast:
Bonsall, Crosby N.
Call Number:
JER Bonsall
Description:

A small boy projects his fear of the dark onto his dog.

Your Pal Mo Willems Presents Leonardo the Terrible Monster
Call Number:
JP Willems
Description:

Leonardo wants to be scary, but he can't quite manage it.

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