Not So Scary Stories

Recommended scary picture books and beginning readers.

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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
Artist/Author/Cast:
Willems, Mo
Call Number:
JP Willems
Description:

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

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