Spooky Stories of the World (Lonely Planet Kids)

by Wendy Shearer (Author) Teo Georgiev (Illustrator)

Spooky Stories of the World (Lonely Planet Kids)
Reading Level: 4th − 5th Grade

This spine-tingling collection of spooky stories features over 20 eerie tales from across the globe.

Discover bewitching retellings of ghost- and monster-filled myths regaled with ghoulish relish and journey continent-by-continent through this haunting book. With shocks and twists like you wouldn't believe - are you brave enough to read them all?

Packed with mind-boggling mysteries, real unexplained enigmas and traditional stories that are sure to send shivers down your spine, Spooky Stories of the World is the ultimate feast for Halloween-loving kids and readers in search of a fright. Meet vampires, werewolves and fearsome monsters that hide in the shadows in this one-of-a-kind round-the-world collection of hair-raising tales.

Inside Spooky Stories of the World: - More than 20 fang-tastic stories from around the world featuring both traditional tales and unexplained mysteries from modern times.

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Wendy Shearer

Illustrated by: Teo Georgiev

Born in Hungary, but now based in Helsinki, Finland, Teo has developed a strong, graphic style that's perfect for a spooky Halloween book, and has been used by various companies and publishers, including the WWF, Converse and Ladybird Books.

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Guided Reading Level
Lonely Planet
Publication date
September 26, 2023
Lonely Planet Kids
BISAC categories
JNF007050 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Cultural Heritage
JNF016000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Curiosities & Wonders
JNF025000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | General
Library of Congress categories
Horror stories
Children's stories, English
Horror tales, English

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