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55Overall Art 65Overall Stories None of it is insanely graphic in the writing but there is a eavy lot of death and murder darkness and strange orror There is another edition with far less morbid but eually talented illustrations by Brett Heluist but the Gammell illustrated version is a classic Reread I ve loved these stories since elementary school and still somewhat do but not as near as much as I use too but their fun and scary stories for kids and teenagers but I m gonna unhaul it because I ve outgrown it now thought out the years Cute collection of spooky short stories The narrator was awesome and actually made them sound scary A lot were rehashes of old urban legends I found the folklore very interesting I learned things I never knew before The ghost stories were particularly chilly Considering The Einstein Theory of Relativity how deep I was intoorror as a teenager these are perfect for that age group even younger The illustrations are orrifying and perfect Beautiful really There should be an award. Ries 3Complete with Stephen Gammell's splendidly creepy and bone chilling drawings this collection is perfect for reading late at night in the dark and gloom if you dare. ,SwampScore 55Overall Art 65Overall Stories
I ad all three of Schwartz s Scary Stories books a child and remember reading them over and over The tales are mostly re tellings of classic urban legends stories are creepy but what really made this book great were the disturbing images by Stephen Gammell I remember staying up late reading these stories and staring at the images with a mixture of fascination and orrorSeriously pretend you re a ten year old girl for a second and just look at these Now an adult I went in search
of a copy of this book to share with my nephew whoa copy of this book to share with my nephew who scary stories Much to my dismay I learned that the original version with the images by Stephen Gammell is out of print and Perfect Justice (Ben Kencaid, has been banned by several institutions The newer versionsave a new illustrator and less creepy imagery Stephen Gammell s illustrations MADE this book If you re looking to buy try to find an old copy if you can Make sure the seller s description says the illustrations are by Gammell It s totally worth it It will probably freak your kids out but that s the whole point Usually I would ve re read this in October but since the movie was coming out I The Literary Relationship of Lord Byron and Thomas Moore had to crack this scary motherfucker open for theundredth time When I was a kid I Suggestions for Marketing Small Timber had all three of these books and the illustrations used to scare the shit out of me Only two of the stories REALLY scared me and those were Harold and Red Spot and those two stories areeavily featured in the movie I can t wait to see the movie this Tuesday and film a Book VS Movie video on it I think it s going to be a lot of fun Don t you ever laugh as a New Exploration hearse goes byFor you may be the next to dieThis book stillolds up I love it just as much now as I did when I first read it as a kid The Hearse Song is a classic as well as High Beams The Hook The Babysitter love a good vanishing The Shaping of Western Civilization hitchhiker story All of creepy folklores greatestits combined into a great collection So pumped to see this movie. Telling scary stories is something people ave always done It is an old fashioned way of aving a good time Nobody tells scary stories better than Alvin Schwartz and er.