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                    HALLOWEEN TALES                                         
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Not Too Scary Stories

     BOO! Do you like to be scared, but just a little bit?

     These semi-scary stories are for younger children, mostly in picture book (P) format.

Title Location in Library  
THERE'S SOMETHING IN MY ATTIC by Mercer Mayer P  
Convinced there is something making noise in the attic at night a brave little girl sneaks up the stairs, lasso in hand, to capture whatever it is.    
THE DARK AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS by Sam McBratmey P  
An old mouse agrees to show three young mice the "monster" at the top of the stairs.    
MONSTER FUN Family Fun Bag  
Contains: 3 books (Harry and the Terrible Whatzit, Monster Riddles, Where the Wild Things Are); Make-a-Monster Kit; Harry and the Terrible Whatzit Tote; Activity Sheet.    
I KNOW A MONSTER by Amy Myers P  
Each child sitting in a circle adds to the story of a monster.    
PIGGIE PIE by Margie Palatini P  
Gritch the Witch flies to a farm for some pigs to make a piggie pie, but when she arrives she can't find a single porker.    
GHOST IN A FOUR-ROOM APARTMENT by Ellen Raskin P  
A mischievous ghost describes the havoc he creates in the life of a family as more and more relatives keep arriving and add to the confusion.    
TELL ME A SCARY STORY - BUT NOT TOO SCARY by Carl Reiner P  
A little boy has an adventure in the scary basement of his mysterious new neighbor, Mr. Neewollah.    
I'M COMING TO GET YOU! by Tony Ross P  
After eating all the planets in outer space, a horrible monster gets a big surprise when it comes to Earth and tries to capture a little boy.    
SCARY TALES Family Fun Bag  
Contains: 3 books ( There's a Nightmare in My Closet; A Dark, Dark Tale; and The Monster in the Third Dresser Drawer); one black cat, one mouse, one activity sheet, one chest.    
ABIYOYO by Pete Seeger P; Cassette & Book  
Banished from the town for making mischief a little boy and his father are welcomed back when they find a way to make the dreaded giant Abiyoyo disappear.    
WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE by Maurice Sendak P  
The classic story of a little boy, sent to bed without his supper, who sails to the land of the wild things.    
THE BIG STEW by Ben Schecter P  
Two people get carried away making stew and turn into witches.    
THERE'S A WITCH UNDER THE STAIRS by Maggie Smith P  
Frances tries everything to get rid of the witch lurking under the basement stairs.    
WHAT'S UNDER MY BED by James Stevenson P  
Grandpa tells his two young houseguests a story about his own childhood when he was scared at bedtime.    
THE HORRIBLE SPOOKHOUSE by Kicki Stridth P  
A girl, lost in the woods, wanders into a haunted house where she disappoints the monsters and other inhabitants because she refuses to be frightened of them.    
THE TEENY-TINY WOMAN: A GHOST STORY retold by Paul Galdone P  
A teeny-tiny woman finds a teeny-tiny bone in a churchyard and puts it away in her cupboard before going to sleep.    
  

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