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The Resource In a dark, dark room, and other scary stories, retold by Alvin Schwartz ; illustrated by Dirk Zimmer

In a dark, dark room, and other scary stories, retold by Alvin Schwartz ; illustrated by Dirk Zimmer

Label
In a dark, dark room, and other scary stories
Title
In a dark, dark room, and other scary stories
Statement of responsibility
retold by Alvin Schwartz ; illustrated by Dirk Zimmer
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Seven scary stories to tell at night in front of a fire or in the dark, based on traditional stories and folktales from various countries
Member of
Tone
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1985
  • Buckeye Children's Book Award (Ohio), Grades K-2, 1987.
  • Colorado Children's Book Award, 1986.
  • Garden State Children's Book Award (New Jersey), Easy to Read, 1987.
  • North Carolina Children's Book Award, General category, 1992.
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for Primary School, 1988.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
114632
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1927-1992
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schwartz, Alvin
Dewey number
398.2/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Interest level
LG
LC call number
PZ8.1.S399
LC item number
In 1984
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
2.5
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Zimmer, Dirk
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
An I can read book
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tales
  • Horror tales
  • Children's stories
  • Folklore
  • Horror stories
  • Ghosts
  • Short stories
  • Folklore
  • Horror
  • Children's stories
  • Horror tales
  • Tales
  • Short stories
  • Horror tales
  • Halloween
Target audience
juvenile
Label
In a dark, dark room, and other scary stories, retold by Alvin Schwartz ; illustrated by Dirk Zimmer
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The teeth (Surinam or Dutch Guiana) -- In the graveyard (short version of the traditional song Old woman all skin and bone) -- The green ribbon (Europe) -- In a dark, dark room (England and America) -- The night it rained (loosely based on the folktale of the ghostly hitchhiker) -- The pirate (British) -- The ghost of John (Stockton, Calif.)
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
63 pages
Isbn
9780064440905
Lccn
83047699
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)9557478
Label
In a dark, dark room, and other scary stories, retold by Alvin Schwartz ; illustrated by Dirk Zimmer
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The teeth (Surinam or Dutch Guiana) -- In the graveyard (short version of the traditional song Old woman all skin and bone) -- The green ribbon (Europe) -- In a dark, dark room (England and America) -- The night it rained (loosely based on the folktale of the ghostly hitchhiker) -- The pirate (British) -- The ghost of John (Stockton, Calif.)
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
63 pages
Isbn
9780064440905
Lccn
83047699
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)9557478

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