Guys Read: Terrifying Tales

R. L. Stine (Author) Kelly Barnhill (Author)
& 5 more
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Description

Be afraid, be very afraid of Terrifying Tales, the sixth volume in the Guys Read Library of Great Reading.

Eleven masters of suspense--Kelly Barnhill, Michael Buckley, Adam Gidwitz, Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown, Claire Legrand, Nikki Loftin, Daniel José Older, Dav Pilkey, R.L. Stine, and Rita Williams-Garcia--have come together to bring you a bone-chilling collection of original ghost stories with illustrations by Gris Grimly, perfect for sharing around the campfire, reading under the covers with a flashlight, and scaring your friends' pants off.

Compiled and edited by kid-lit madman Jon Scieszka, Guys Read: Terrifying Tales is a creepy-fun read (if you're brave enough, that is).

Product Details

Price
$16.99
Publisher
Walden Pond Press
Publish Date
September 01, 2015
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.8 X 1.0 X 8.0 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062385581

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About the Author

R. L. Stine has more than 400 million English-language books in print, plus international editions in 32 languages, making him one of the most popular children's authors of all time. Besides Goosebumps, he has written series including Fear Street, Rotten School, Mostly Ghostly, The Nightmare Room, and Dangerous Girls. R. L. Stine lives in New York with his wife, Jane, and his King Charles Spaniel, Minnie. Topps, the originator of Garbage Pail Kids, is well known for its popular sports cards, entertainment products, and unique confections. Interior illustrator Jeff Zapata and cover artist Joe Simko are longtime, fan-favorite GPK artists with worldwide followings.

Kelly Barnhill lives in Minnesota with her husband and three children. She is the author of four novels, most recently The Girl Who Drank the Moon, winner of the 2017 John Newbery Medal. She is also the winner of the World Fantasy Award and has been a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award, a Nebula Award, and the PEN/USA literary prize. Visit her online at kellybarnhill.com or on Twitter: @kellybarnhill.

Jon Scieszka is the creator of Trucktown, including the New York Times bestselling Smash, Crash!, and the author of The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs!, the Time Warp Trio series, Caldecott Honor Book The Stinky Cheese Man, and many other books that inspire kids to want to read. He has worked as an elementary school teacher and is the founder of GuysRead.com, a literacy initiative for boys.

Dav Pilkey is the Caldecott Honor Award-winning author and illustrator of more than fifty books for children. Check out his award-winning website at www.Pilkey.com.

R.L. Stine has more than 350 million English language books in print, plus international editions in 32 languages, making him one of the most popular children's authors in history. Besides Goosebumps, R.L. Stine has written other series, including Fear Street, Rotten School, Mostly Ghostly, The Nightmare Room, and Dangerous Girls. R.L. Stine lives in New York with his wife, Jane, and his Cavalier King Charles spaniel, Minnie. Visit him online at www.rlstine.com.

Jon Scieszka is the National Ambassador for Children's Literature emeritus and the bestselling author of more than twenty-five books for kids, including The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales; Math Curse; and the Frank Einstein series. He founded Guys Read to encourage a passion for reading among young boys, with the philosophy that boys love to read most when they are reading things they love. He is a former elementary school teacher.

Gris Grimly is an accomplished, multi-disciplined artist who brings his mastery of the macabre to everything he creates. From kids books to fine art installations, from t-shirt design to motion picture direction, Grimly is the go-to guy for good times with goosebumps. He has collaborated with entertainment industry giants Guillermo del Toro, Neil Gaiman, and Elvira, as well as non-living legends Edgar Allan Poe and Washington Irving.