In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories

In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories Review

Creak...Crash...BOO!Shivering skeletons, ghostly pirates, chattering corpses, and haunted graveyards...all to chill your bones! Share these seven spine-tingling stories in a dark, dark room....

Title:In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories
Edition Language:English

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    In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories Reviews

  • Caroline

    i liked the story of the girl whose head falls off so much that i got a baby doll when i was 3, named her Jenny, and tied a green ribbon around her neck, and then i'd untie it and i'd make her head fa...

  • Candace Robinson

    Heck freaking yeah! The girl with the green ribbon is still the best today as it was back when I was a tiny little first grader who got this book out of the Scholastic catalog. ...

  • Rebecca McNutt

    Ignore the falsely innocent and cheery children's cover of this book. Despite being marketed towards kids, In a Dark, Dark Room contains mostly classic stories such as the ever-popular "The Green Ribb...

  • Jen Bogart

    This book is hands down one of my favorite children's books. My kindergarten teacher read this to us Halloween (1989) and I fell in love with it. The story of the little girl named Jenny with the ribb...

  • Susan

    Oh, the memories! I remember my first grade teacher reading this book to me. VERY VERY scary. There were some scary stories which I somehow forgotten over my childhood/teenhood, but the one story I AL...

  • Tova

    I read this years ago, and The Green Ribbon was something. ...

  • Bilgewater

    This is one of my favorite books of all time and one of the first books I ever read. The illustrations are spectacular and very creepy, and the stories are wonderfully told twists on classics. Perfect...

  • La Coccinelle

    This is a short collection of very short stories aimed at beginning readers. Though most are based on older folktales, I felt the stories were kind of watered down, to the point that they'll probably ...

  • Ronyell

    4.5 stars Now, I have been introduced to Alvin Schwartz’s works before through his famous and controversial “Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark” series and after I found out that Alvin Schwart...

  • Abigail

    Folklorist and children's author Alvin Schwartz presents seven spooky selections in this early-reader collection. From the opening tale about The Teeth, in which a boy runs from a series of men, each ...