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Guys Read: Terrifying Tales

by Jon Scieszka (Editor)

Other authors: Kelly Barnhill (Contributor), Lisa Brown (Contributor), Michael Buckley (Contributor), Adam Gidwitz (Contributor), Adele Griffin (Contributor)7 more, Gris Grimly (Illustrator), Claire Legrand (Contributor), Nikki Loftin (Contributor), Daniel José Older (Contributor), Dav Pilkey (Contributor), R.L. Stine (Contributor), Rita Williams-Garcia (Contributor)

Series: Guys Read (book 6)

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783271,039 (3.4)1
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). … (more)
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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.

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  Clippers | Dec 21, 2017 |
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  melcbooks | Mar 16, 2016 |
Not a bad collection of short horror stories. This is the 6th one in the series of "guysread" books and has authors such as RL Stine, Dav Pilkey etc contributing. Dav Pilkey's is in cartoon form like his Capt Underpants series. The Manifest one about the tattoos is good. Read for VPRC review. ( )
  nicsreads | Feb 21, 2016 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Scieszka, JonEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Barnhill, KellyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brown, LisaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Buckley, MichaelContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gidwitz, AdamContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Griffin, AdeleContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Grimly, GrisIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Legrand, ClaireContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Loftin, NikkiContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Older, Daniel JoséContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pilkey, DavContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stine, R.L.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Williams-Garcia, RitaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed

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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). 

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Contains:
  • Before we begin / Jon Scieszka
  • Mr. Shocky / Michael Buckley
  • Licorice needles / Nikki Loftin
  • Blue-bearded bird-man / Adam Gidwitz
  • Don't eat the baby / Kelly Barnhill
  • My ghost story / Dav Pilkey
  • Marcos at the river / Daniel José Older
  • Coconut heads / Rita Williams-Garcia
  • Manifest / Adele Griffin and Lisa Brown
  • Disappear! / R.L. Stine
  • Mandigore / Claire Legrand
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